P16411: Pulsed-Corona Water Purification

Detailed Design

Table of Contents

Team Vision for Detailed Design Phase

One of our main priorities of this phase was the construction of our water pumping subsystem, minus the test section. The test section is one of the components of our system that will be iteratively designed, tested, and measured and is one of the outcomes of this project. Another continuous goal of our project is corona generation underwater. Progress has been made with our electrical subsystem, allowing us to regularly generate sparks in air and water.

Prototyping, Engineering Analysis, Simulation

Throughout MSD I and MSD II we will be uploading our testing results to an individual test results web page, found here.

Some example test results are provided below:


Test 4 - First Methylene Blue Test

6 mosfet switch

MSD 8222 Coil

Hybrid discharge

Much better electrical interference

No thermal issues

dye disappeared gradually

Never went away entirely

Combined with reddish color from corroding steel hardware in water?

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Drawings, Schematics, Flow Charts, Simulations

Pump Subsystem

Test Section Subsystem

Electrical Subsystem

Bill of Material (BOM)

Test Plans

Design and Flowcharts

Risk Assessment

Risk Assessment

Design Review Materials


Gate Review Presentation

Plans for next phase

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