Beginning of the project - Milestone 1 (Design characteristics)

posted Jun 18, 2015, 9:13 AM by Tiberius Brastaviceanu   [ updated Jul 6, 2015, 10:46 PM ]
This project started on June 18th, 2015 and will end two weeks later. 

We are doing Milestone 1: Design considerations

The goal of this milestone is to perform a comprehensive review of gimbals, and to choose the best features that match the goal of the project.

  • The first step if general considerations, a high-level design effort to take into consideration a few important elements. Note that these elements maintain important relations and they cannot be considered on an individual basis.
  • The second step is to list different designs and designs ideas.
  • The third step is to make a rational choice of features to be blended into a design.

We document our work HERE
[Ask edit permission on the Forum if you are signed up for the project already]. 


Budget allocation

Milestone 1 (design characteristics)10%100%$2,000.00Rate per hourNb hours allocated
Coordination and facilitation5%$100.0020$/h5.0
Electronics design15%$300.0030$/h10.0
Mechanical design30%$600.0030$/h20.0
Software architecture40%$800.0030$/h26.7
Outreach5%$100.0025$/h4.0
Documentation5%$100.0025$/h4.0
NOTE: if more work hours are logged for a good reason, they can be transferred in fluid equity for en eventual commercial version of this device. 

To log your contributions you need to officially join the project HERE. Ask a facilitator to give you access to the NRP-VAS on the Forum
  • For electronics, mechanical and software you'll need to take a task here
  • Log your contributions for coordination and facilitation, outreach and documentation take a task here

If you have questions, ask Tibi




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