Presentation on theme: "The runaway elephant! Designed and built by : Andrew Ammons, Robert Baker, and Daniel Lovelace."— Presentation transcript:
The runaway elephant! Designed and built by : Andrew Ammons, Robert Baker, and Daniel Lovelace.
Ideas Lost and Budget Pinball weight lifting Wire trip releasing mechanism Money $$$ Wood scrap $10, BB’s $10, hold on, $20 - $10 - $10 = uhh ohh… So I went over, total cost around 25-30.
Design Process Lifting the Weight –Tension = Weight*sin(theta) –1kg*9.81m/s 2 = W sin(24) –W = 24.1188N –W = m * a –m = 2.45859kg –Theoretical mass required 2.45859kg –So our weight ends up being??? m = 3.8kg –Why so much? –…friction… and so the problems start.
Problems Dimensions –Measure twice cut once –We made sure to do this… but… –The point of no return… And the cut and ask questions later begins… Do all engineers use this much duct tape? –The final product Dimensions Does is do what is suppose to… well…
Working Together Lack of production leads to aggravation Learning from each other Special Thanks –Robert Baker, Christine Marino, Daniel Lovelace