Updates

I haven’t had much time to work on my project this week. I spent a few hours getting the inside of the LCD portion shaped and symmetrical. I lasercutted an acrylic piece to fit inside. Once I fill in the gaps I will spray paint some primer or possibly leave it as it is to…
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Radial Engine Update

I had some issues posting (my house internet went out) and then senior design pulled me away for two days, so I’m posting a little late. Sorry! My project is done…ish. Everything is machined and assembled, but the motor doesn’t work. The issue lies within the timing system. Basically, I tried to cut corners to…
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April 13 update

The wood arrived and I started the building process. I glued the 7 ply layers together. (Shout out to my minion Tyler for helping me frantically glue and place the layers together evenly before the glue set). I ordered the wood normal cut, normal cut, cross cut, core cut, cross cut, normal cut, normal cut.…
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Swing Bike Update 4/13

I’ve been able to get some cutting done this week, some in the machine shop, some at home with my borrowed hacksaw and angle grinder. I just have 3 more cuts before I’m able to start prepping the tubes for welding, which should get done after my System Dynamics test tomorrow. I also sourced some…
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Rankin Progress Update 3

This week, I spent some time cutting and gathering branches for the wall, then weaving them together out in the yard. I only got enough branches to make a single panel because I underestimated the number of boughs I would need, but I’m thinking I might end up just making one of these pieces instead of…
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Levitation Audio Visualizer Update

This past week was spent gathering the last of the loose ends before assembly. I purchased all the required fasteners, pipe clamps, fans, tubes, and the remaining electronic components. I was nervous about some components that were shipping from China, but luckily those arrived over the weekend. One of the items I was waiting on was the power…
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