P17280: Hot Wheelz Thermal Management System

Integrated System Build & Test

Table of Contents


Status of Fabrication


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Battery Pack Barrier Assembly Plan

Battery Panels Assembly Plan

Controller Heat Sink Assembly Plan

Fan and Vent Assembly Plan

Fan Wiring Assembly Plan

Test Plans

We have decided to utilize Google Sheets for tracking of our test plans. This allows the document to be up-to-date at all times. Click here to view our Test Plans.

Risk / Problem Analysis & Tracking

Risk Management

Since our last review was only a week ago, we have not updated the file. You can refer to last phase's risk management here.

Current Action Plans In Progress

Problem Tracking

Team using Google Sheets for problem management tracking.

Project Plan & Budget

Project Timeline

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Progress Tracking

Team using Google Sheets to track task progress.

Goals for Week 6


Goals for Week 7


Team Assessment

During this cycle, we learned the importance of having backup plans for all aspects of the project at the beginning. We did not anticipate the batteries taking so long to arrive to campus, which significantly pushed back our testing timeline. In order to ensure that our design would meet its expectations, we decided to create a test rig that would produce heat in place of the actual batteries. This last minute test plan has cost us over $200 and could have been better planned in the beginning to save material or find other ways to reduce costs. Additionally, we started to track our tasks in a spreadsheet so we could just come in and start working right away. This has improved our efficiency and allows us to quickly see what is holding up what other aspects of the project. We learned the importance of time management which will come in handy moving forward as we will have to increase our workload to accomplish all of our goals.

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