Alternate Immersion Test Rig

Alternate Immersion Test Rig

Introduction: Last summer I interned at the Virginia Transportation Research Council, VDOT’s research division, based here in Charlottesville. Towards the end of the summer, I was tasked with designing and implementing a proof of concept Alternate Immersion Test Rig (Fig 1) to be used on samples of bridging steels. Background: Alternate immersion is a material

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Gesture Robot Block Diagram

Gesture Controlled Robot

For our final project in the Body Sensors Network laboratory class, my team and I chose to design and develop a gesture-controlled robot. We built a basic version of the delivery robot, with only motors, an H-Bridge, and a microcontroller. The traditional Arduino Uno was switched out for a Sparkfun ESP8266 Thing microcontroller, which has

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3D Printed model of assembled CubeSat

VCC 1U CubeSat

For my Spacecraft Design Class (MAE4690), we participate in the NASA-sponsored Virginia CubeSat Constellation (VCC) mission by designing one of three 1U CubeSat spacecraft alongside Virginia Tech, Hampton University, and Old Dominion University. The goal of the mission is to determine drag properties of Earth’s atmosphere as well as absolute position and position relative to

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