P09007: Pedal Driven Auxilliary Power Generation


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Project Overview

Pedal driven exercise and therapeutic devices often benefit from having electrically powered auxiliary devices. A generator based design is used to generate the requisite electricity as the user is utilizing the exercise equipment, for example a stationary bicycle.

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Administrative Information

Project Name
Pedal drive auxiliary power device
Project Number
Project Family
Assistive devices
Assistive devices
Start Term
End Term
Faculty Guide
D. Phillips (EE)
Faculty Consultants
S. Lyshevski, E. DeBartolo, M. Marshall (EE, ME, ISE)
Graduate Teaching Assistant
Primary Customer
EE Department
Customer contact information
D. Phillips
Associate Professor

Team Documents

1 Page Summary

Project Overview

Project Schedule

Team Roles

Customer Needs

Engineering Specifications

House of Quality

House of Quality Template

Budget Proposal

Gym Electronics Use Survey

Risk Assessment

Weekly Status Reports

Bill of Materials


Feasibility Analysis

Team Gantt Chart

Solid Models & Drawings



Project Readiness Package

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

Generate Product Concepts

Select Product Concept(s)

Test Product Concept(s)

Final Specifications

System Level Design

System Level Design

Mechanical System

Stand/Electrical Enclosure Assembly


Electrical System

Dr. Phillips' Design Review Notes

Detail Design

Power Electronics

Mechanical Drive System Design


Design for Manufacturing and Assembly

Robust Design

Design for the Environment and Sustainability

Design for Reliability

Design for Safety

Purchase Requisitions


Mechanical Drive System

Testing and Refinement

Test Plan

Power Electronics Testing


Published Documents

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Concept Design Review Documents (SD I)

Detailed Design Review Documents (SD I)

Managerial Design Review Presentation (SD I)

Technical Conference Publication (SD II)

Poster Publication (SD II)

Managerial Design Review Presentation (SD II)

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