P17422: Continuous System for Black Solider Fly Composting
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Detailed Design

Table of Contents

Team Vision for Detailed Design Phase

What did your team plan to do during this phase?

The team planned on conducting tests which will inform certain design decisions for our system. These include:

What did your team actually accomplish during this phase?

Progress Report

A summary of what we have done:

What we plan to do by the DDR:

Feeding Pictures

All Bottles 11/11/16 (Day 1)

All Bottles 11/11/16 (Day 1)

All Bottles 11/15/16 (Day 4)

All Bottles 11/15/16 (Day 4)

All Bottles 11/27/16 (Day 17)

All Bottles 11/27/16 (Day 17)

Feeding Observations

11/13

11/15

11/17

11/19

11/27

Filter Pictures

Day of digestate removal (Day 19).

Day of digestate removal (Day 19).

Height of Food Material

A1: Height: 10.25 in

A2: Height: 9.13 in

B1: Height: 9.75 in

B2: Height: 11.75 in

Amount of Digestate Removed from each container

A1: Drain Weight: 280.20 g Height: 2.00 in

A2: Drain Weight: 231.20 g Height: 1.25 in

B1: Drain Weight: 338.80 g Height: 1.75 in

B2: Drain Weight: 312.80 g Height: 1.75 in

Filter Experiment

Filter Setup

Filter setup 17422

Filter setup 17422

Filter setup from above 17422

Filter setup from above 17422

Filter 1 Results

Filter 1

Filter 1

Filter 1 Results Digestate

Filter 1 Results Digestate

Filter 1 Results Leachate

Filter 1 Results Leachate

Filter 2 Results

Filter 2

Filter 2

Filter 2 Results Digestate

Filter 2 Results Digestate

Filter 2 Results Leachate

Filter 2 Results Leachate

Filter Observations 12/1

Digestate Filtration Trial 2

Day of digestate removal (Day 23).

Day of digestate removal (Day 23).

Filter 1 Results

Filter 1

Filter 1

Filter 1 Leachate

Filter 1 Leachate

Filter 2 Results

Filter 2

Filter 2

Height of Food Material

A1: Height: 9.75 in

A2: Height: 8.25 in

B1: Height: 7.50 in

B2: Height: 9.63 in

Amount of Digestate Removed from each container

A1: Drain Weight: 247.90 g Height: 1.25 in

A2: Drain Weight: 176.30 g Height: 1.00 in

B1: Drain Weight: 310.50 g Height: 1.63 in

B2: Drain Weight: 287.40 g Height: 1.50 in

Total number of larvae in the drained digestate

A1: Larvae: 86

A2: Larvae: 71

B1: Larvae: 57

B2: Larvae: 10

Filtered Digestate Observations 12/5

Data Tables & Graphs

Container A data as of 12/5/16

Container A data as of 12/5/16

Container B data as of 12/5/16

Container B data as of 12/5/16

Graph of larvae growth

Graph of larvae growth

Graph of larvae growth

Graph of larvae growth

Drawings, Schematics, Simulations

Excess Liquid Removal

Continuous filtration ideas

Continuous filtration ideas

Top Lid Containment

Lid containment concept

Lid containment concept

Utilizing Light for Process Development

Using light to remove digestate and minimize larvae loss

Using light to remove digestate and minimize larvae loss

Additional Design Observations

Bill of Material (BOM)

Link to Bill of Material (BoM) BSFL Composter and Hot Box live document.

See below for screenshot of our BoM:

Bill of Material (BoM) BSFL Composter and Hot Box

Bill of Material (BoM) BSFL Composter and Hot Box

Test Plans

Develop and enhance continuous system models based off of feedback and observations from this engineering study. Once a model or models are developed a final larvae experiment will be performed to test the success of system.

Main testing functions

Risk Assessment

Link to updated Risk Management live document.

We have driven the likelihood of several risks down as we worked through the details of our design. However, we have also discovered some risks to be more severe than anticipated. See below for screenshot of our updated Risk Assessment:

Risk Assessment (Detailed Design)

Risk Assessment (Detailed Design)

Plans for next phase

Link to Detailed Design Phase Plan live document.

See below for screenshot of our plan:

Detailed Design Phase Plan

Detailed Design Phase Plan

See below for individual plans:

See below for the Teams Shared Vision for Imaging RIT

IMAGINE RIT VISION


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