P09045: Membrane Characterization Test Stand

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. Robinson RIT-ME Faculty Guide Yes
Joe Ferrara RIT-ME Customer Yes
Dr. DeBartolo RIT-ME Technical Consultant Yes

Item Source Description Available
Biomedical Devices Lab RID-ME Location of existing membrane test fixture Yes
ME Shop RIT-ME Fabricating parts Yes
Bioengineerng Lab RIT-ME Location for performing tissue tests After renovation

Item Source Description Available
Current membrane tester RIT-ME Indenter-based membrane tester currently in use Yes
Computer RIT-ME For data acquisition Yes

The team members will be expected to procure the materials needed for the project, excluding the following:
Item Source Description Available
Polymer membrane samples RIT-ME Samples of whatever material is currently being used in PIV lab Yes
Tissue samples TBD Samples of actual lung tissue to test TBD

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