P08203: DC Motor Dynamometer

Required Resources

Describe resources necessary to support successful Development, Implementation and Utilization of the project. This would include specific faculty expertise for consulting, required laboratory space and equipment, outside services, customer facilities, etc. Indicate if required resources are available.

Item Source Description Available
Dr. Edward Hensel ME Customer Yes
Wayne Walter ME Faculty Guide Yes
George Slack EE Technical Consultant Yes
Erin Gillespie ME Teaching Assistant Yes
Item Source Description Available
Robotics Lab ME 09-2230 Work Space/Storage Yes
Sr Design Lab EE 09-3xxx Work Space Yes
ME Shop ME 09-2360 Parts Fabrication Yes
Item Source Description Available
RIT Motor Dyno 2nd Floor Mechanics Lab in the CIMS Building (contact David Krispinsky) Motor Dyno currently used in CIMS Yes
Previous DC Motor Dyno ME machine shop Characterization Yes
Power-supply EE Department Used for Testing Yes
Desktop PC Throughout Programming Yes

The team members will be expected to procure the materials needed for the project, excluding the following:

Item Source Description Available
Steer Motor Teaching Assistant 10kg payload example Yes
Drive Motor Teaching Assistant 100kg payload example Yes
Motor Specifications
Item Source Description Available
10kg motor Part Number TD-014-067 10kg Steer = 1kg Drive Yes
100kg motor Part Number NPC-02446 100kg Drive Yes
Safety Specifications
Item Source Description Available
RIT Environmental Safety RIT regulations Environmental Safety Requirements to be considered in the design Yes
OSHA Standards OSHA website OSHA standards to be considered in the design Yes
Related Projects
Project Number Title Start Term End Term
PO7200 Vehicle Systems Technology Track 2006-1 On-going
PO7201 Motor Module - Robotic Platform 10 kg (RP10) 2006-1 2006-3
PO7202 Motor Module - Robotic Platform 100 kg (RP100) 2006-1 2006-2
PO7203 (Edge Website) Dynamometry Lab Infra Structure (Previous DC Motor Design) 2006-1 2006-2
PO7203 (Personal Website) Dynamometry Lab Infra Structure (Previous DC Motor Design) 2006-1 2006-2
Useful Documents
Item Source Description Available
Previous Design Binder Erin Gillespie Contains all hard copy documentation of previous desing Yes
Notes for design team N/A Bullet points to help get started Yes
Blank QFD Spreadsheet N/A Blank QFD Spreadsheet Yes
Blank Function and Subfunction Spreadsheet N/A Blank Function and Subfunction Spreadsheet Yes

Helpful External Links

  1. http://www.answers.com
  2. http://www.dynomec.com
  3. http://www.dynesystems.com
  4. http://neweraperformanceparts.com
  5. http://motorsoftmotors.com
  6. http://magtrol.com
  7. http://dynojet.com
  8. http://www.ni.com

Note- Electronic copies of doucments created by the precious desing team have been downloaded into a folder found through Tortis SVN. Download Tortis SVN and add PO8203 in order to access this folder.


Mission Statement

Staffing Requirements

Intellectual Property Considerations

Preliminary Work Breakdown Structure

Team Values and Norms

Grading and Assessment Scheme

Required Resources


Concept Development

Identify Customer Needs

Establish Target Specifications

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