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Ballast Tank Testing
The ballast tank was constructed (seen below) and two intitial tests were run with the ballast tank by itself: the ascent/descent rate test and the constant depth test.
|Ascend/Descent Rate Test||Constant Depth Test|
|Test Plans||S1 Test Plan||S2 Test Plan|
|Test Videos||Ascend/Descent Rate Testing||Constant Depth Testing|
Skin Color Testing
Testing was performed with food color and water and then verified with food color and eco-flex to determine an appropriate color skin for the fish.
|S6 Test Plan|
Tail Motion Testing
Full Tail Motion: This video shows the full motion of the tail motion while being actuated by the air muscles.
Half Tail Motion: This video shows the motion of the just the second tail segment while being actuated by the air muscles.
RF Transceiver Board
|Bottom of Board||Top of Board|
|RF Transceiver Schematic PDF||RF Transceiver Gerber Files|
Testing was performed to waterproof the batteries and a potentiometer by dipping them in Plasti Dip and then submerging them in water and checking functionality.
|Battery Test||Potentiometer Test|
|Test Plan and Video||S16 Test Plan||Testing Potentiometer in Water|
Table of Contents MSD II
|Week 5||Week 8||Week 11||Week 14|