P18419: Hydroponic Monitoring System

Detailed Design

Table of Contents

Team Vision for Detailed Design Phase

Progress Report

Tasks Completed

Tasks in Progress

Prototyping and Engineering Analysis

Mechanical System

Prototype Build

Prototype Setup Protoype Tank Prototype Slope Adjustment
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Method 1 Method 2
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Heat Loss Calculations

Heat Loss in Return Channel Heat Loss in Channels
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Electrical System

Method 1: Branching the sensors to shed

Method 2: Storing electrical system in weatherproof electric box

Electrical Box

Electrical Box

 Cable Connection Layout

Cable Connection Layout

Drawings and Schematics

Wiring Diagram

Wiring Diagram

Bill of Material (BOM)



The Bill Of Materials (BOM) document can be found here

Test Plans


Water Temperature Sensor (Waterproof DS18B20 Digital Temperature sensor)

Water Level (Weatherproof Ultrasonic Sensor)

Homemade Electrical Conductivity (EC) Sensor

Dissolved Oxygen Sensor

PH Sensor

Water Flow Sensor

Design and Flowcharts

Monitoring System Flowchart

UML Diagram

UML Diagram

Risk Assessment

 Updated Risk Assessment

Updated Risk Assessment

The Risk Assessment Document can be found here

Design Review Materials

Include links to:

Plans for next phase

Electrical System


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