P11216: Wandering Campus Ambassador (part 6)
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Milestone Chart

Mechanical Engineering

Task Expected Date Responsible Modified Completion Date Comments
Drivetrain
Installation of step-down gear 1/8/2011 P11215
Installation of motor in new location 1/8/2011 P11215
Installation of Chains 1/8/2011 P11215
Drivetrain alignment tuning 1/15/2011 P11215
Drivetrain testing (top speed, turning radius, bumpy on pavers? Etc) 1/22/2011 P11215
Bump Sensors
Weld with rob 1/8/2011 P11215
Frame modifications to accept bump sensors 1/8/2011 P11215
Install bump sensors 1/15/2011 P11215
Install bump switches to bump sensor frame 1/15/2011 P11215
Test bump sensors 1/22/2011 P11215
Handle
Weld with rob 1/8/2011 P11215
Frame modifications to fit handle 1/8/2011 P11215
Install handle 1/15/2011 P11215
Test handle 1/22/2011 P11215
Plant Hangar
Build Electronics box 1/8/2011 P11215
Install electronics box 1/15/2011 P11215
Install electronics into electronics box 1/15/2011 P11215
Fabricate / Install LCD holder 1/22/2011 P11215
Sonar / Servos
Design Servo Mounting 1/15/2011 Team
Install Servos 1/29/2011 Nick/Anna
Fabricate Sonar to Servo Mounting 1/15/2011 Nick/Anna
Install Sonar 1/29/2011 Nick/Anna
Test Sonar Servos 2/5/2011 Nick/Anna/Team
Sonar Improvement Ongoing Nick/Anna
Chain Guard
Cut PC for chain guard 1/8/2011 P11215
Fabricate chain guard sections 1/15/2011 P11215
Final modifications to account for life-CAD differences 1/22/2011 P11215
Install chain guards 1/29/2011 P11215
Modifications to maximize safety 1/29/2011 P11215
Alarm System
Design Water Deterrence 1/29/2011 Nick/Anna
Build/Integrate Water Deterrence 2/12/2011 Nick/Anna
Adjustable Plant Holder
Design Adjustable Plant Holder 2/29/2011 Nick/Anna
Build Adjustable Plant Holder 2/29/2011 Nick/Anna
Test Current Design
Determine Force to activate bump sensor 1/15/2011 Nick

Electrical and Computer Engineering
Task Expected Date Responsible Modified Completion Date Comments
Power Resistor/Voltage Regulator Circuit
Build circuit on breadboard and test 1/6/2011 P11215
Troubleshoot and redesign if original design doesn't function correctly 1/11/2011 P11215
Solder tested circuit to protoboard installed on robot 1/18/2011 P11215
Test newest circuit 1/22/2011 P11215
Document final circuit and results 1/26/2011 P11215
Current Limiting Circuit
Troubleshoot and redesign if original design doesn't function correctly 1/6/2011 P11215
Solder tested circuit to protoboard installed on robot 1/14/2011 P11215
Test newest circuit 1/19/2011 P11215
Document final circuit and results 1/27/2011 P11215
MSP430s
Motor Control MSP430 - Encoder RPM measurement code 1/8/2011 P11215
Navagation MSP430 - Sonar Code 1/8/2011 P11215, Ken
Navagation MSP430 - IR Averaging Code 1/8/2011 P11215, Ken
Navagation MSP430 - Bump Sensor Code 1/8/2011 P11215, Ken
Navagation MSP430 - Accelerometer Code 1/15/2011 P11215, Ken
Navagation MSP430 - Servo Code 1/15/2011 P11215, Ken
Plant MSP430 - Moisture Level Code 1/15/2011 P11215, Ken
Plant MSP430 - Battery Level LEDs Code 1/15/2011 P11215, Ken
Plant MSP430 - Temperature Sensor Code 1/22/2011 P11215, Ken
Plant MSP430 - Light Sensor Code 1/22/2011 P11215, Ken
Plant MSP430 - Indiana Jones Switch Code 1/22/2011 P11215, Ken
LCD
Prove QNX LCD functionality 1/18/2011 P11215, Rui, Phil
Create Diagnostic Mode 1/23/2011 P11215, Rui, Joe
Consult Tara with GUI 1/28/2011 P11215, Rui, Dave
I2C
Install new I2C level translator board 1/8/2011 P11215, Ken
Test I2C interface with new level translator and QNX 1/14/2011 P11215, Ken, Dave
Troubleshoot I2C communication 1/19/2011 P11215, Ken, Dave
Sensors and wiring
Create full wiring diagram 1/6/2011 P11215, Rui
Install Sensors 1/11/2011 P11215, Rui, Ken
Build all cables - confer with Greg 1/16/2011 P11215, Rui
Sonar / Servos
Experimentally determine servo control duty cycles 1/8/2011 P11215, Rui
Prove breadboarded version works as designed 1/8/2011 P11215, Rui, Ken
Redesign circuit if needed and rebuild/test again 1/11/2011 P11215, Rui
Install new circuit on robot 1/17/2011 P11215, Rui
Document final design and results 1/24/2011 P11215, Rui, Ken
Bump Switches
Prove breadboarded version works as designed 1/8/2011 P11215, Ken
Redesign circuit if needed and rebuild/test 1/12/2011 P11215, Rui
Install new circuit on robot 1/16/2011 P11215, Rui
Document final design and results 1/23/2011 P11215, Rui, Ken
Solar Panels
Build circuit on breadboard and test 1/9/2011 P11215, Rui, Ken
Troubleshoot and redesign if original design doesn't function correctly 1/13/2011 P11215, Ken
Solder tested circuit to protoboard installed on robot 1/19/2011 P11215, Rui
Test newest circuit 1/24/2011 P11215, Rui
Document final circuit and results 1/29/2011 P11215, Rui, Ken
Alarm circuit
Build circuit on breadboard and test 1/9/2011 P11215, Rui
Troubleshoot and redesign if original design doesn't function correctly 1/13/2011 P11215, Rui, Ken
Solder tested circuit to protoboard installed on robot 1/18/2011 P11215, Rui
Test newest circuit 1/23/2011 P11215, Rui
Document final circuit and results 1/28/2011 P11215, Rui, Ken
Emergency Stop Buttons
Install and test 1/16/2011 P11215, Rui
Redesign and test if necessary 1/23/2011 P11215, Rui
Document results 1/29/2011 P11215, Rui, Ken
Soil Moisture Sensor
Prove breadboarded version works as designed 1/6/2011 P11215, Rui, Ken
Redesign and test if necessary 1/12/2011 P11215, Rui
Install circuit on robot 1/17/2011 P11215, Rui
Create table of soil moisture level to MSP430 analog level 1/23/2011 P11215, Rui, Ken
Document results 1/29/2011 P11215, Rui, Ken

Software Engineering
Task Expected Date Responsible Modified Completion Date Comments
Setup Development Environment 12/15/2010 Dave
Design/Planning 1/05/2011 Dave, Joe, Phil
Development (to be updated) 2/29/2011 Dave, Joe, Phil
Testing 2/29/2011 Dave, Joe, Phil
Move both wheels separately instead of independently 3/11/2011 Joe, Ken
Move wandering ambassador forward one foot 3/11/2011 Joe, Ken, Dave, Phil

Integration Plan

Task Expected Date Responsible Modified Completion Date Comments
Become even more familiar with EE/CE systems Ongoing Ken, Rui
Testing (Mechanical) Ongoing P11215, Nick, Anna
Testing (Electrical/Computer) Ongoing P11215, Ken, Rui
Get up to date CAD drawings 2/12/2011 Nick, Chris
Get up to date electrical schematics 2/12/2011 Rui, Nick, P11215
Fully accept project Ongoing P11216

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