P15483: Low Energy Food Dryer
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Systems Design

Table of Contents

Welcome to P15483's System Design Page. More information can be found at Systems Level Design Documents directory.

Functional Decomposition

Functional Decomposition Chart

Functional Decomposition Chart

Benchmarking

Our design is benchmarked against three different designs: St. Thomas, North Eastern, and Excalibur. Below is a detailed description of the specifics.
Functional Decomposition Chart

Functional Decomposition Chart

Concept Development

Phase 1: Concepts created

Phase 2: Concepts Developed through chart population and feasibility analysis

Phase 3: Concept selected through total tally of selection criteria

Concept Development

Concept Development

Systems Architecture

System Architecture

System Architecture

Feasibility

Other design groups have created successful machines that use solar heating and natural airflow to to dry the fruit. For example, St. Thomas' design and analysis

http://courseweb.stthomas.edu/cmgeorge/breadfruit_dryer/Haiti_Dehydrator_Paper.pdf

Feasibility

Feasibility

Morph-Chart

Morphological Chart

Morphological Chart

Risk Assessment

Updated Risk Assessment Since Design Review 1

Updated Risk Assessment Since Design Review 1

Systems Design Review

Find all these items here in our Systems Level Design Documents directory.


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