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2009 Annual SWE Team Tech Presentation
 

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This is the presentation given by ISU SWE Team Tech at the 2009 Annual SWE convention.

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    2009 Annual SWE Team Tech Presentation 2009 Annual SWE Team Tech Presentation Presentation Transcript

    • Dynamic Window Design
      Iowa State University and Pella Corporation
    • Team Members
      Project Manager
      Carol Faulhaber, ABE
      Assistant Project Managers
      IshaLabhasetwar, ChemE
      WilTushaus, EE
      Team Members
      Ashley Polkinghorn, CprE
      Rachel McDaniel, ABE
      Leah Merner, ME
      Lisa Nielsen, Mat.E
      Steve Mueller, Comp. Sci.
    • Overview
      Project Description
      Industrial Collaboration
      Team Collaboration
      Design Process
      Timeline
      Budget
      Challenges
      Successes
      Future Work
    • Project Description
      Industrial Partner:
      Pella Corporation
      Project Scope:
      Develop R10 window using Smart Sash 3 as baseline design
      Team Adviser:
      Dr. Lie Tang, ABE
    • Heat Transfer Review
      Radiation:
      Solar Heat Transfer
      Conduction:
      Temperature Difference
      Convection:
      Transfer due to wind
      Source: http://www.reliant.com
    • Industrial Collaboration with Pella Corp.
      Plant Visits
      Lab Tour and Project Briefing
      Manufacturing Tour
      Semi-monthly Meetings
      Progress Updates
      Brainstorming Sessions
      Windows 101
      Basic window engineering concepts
      Introduction to modeling software
      Design Reviews
    • Team Collaboration
      Weekly Large Group Meetings
      Weekly Subgroup Meetings
      Weekly Management Meetings
      Google Groups Page and email communication
      Socials
    • Design Process
      Define Criteria and Constraints
      Initial Design Selection and Review
      Final Design Selection
      Modifications
      Development
      Testing
    • Design Process
      Initial Subgroups
      Testing and Market Research
      Sensor Design
      Window Materials
      Final Subgroups
      • Window Materials
      • Programming
      • Sensors
      • Algorithm Development
    • Criteria and Constraints
      Window Cost
      Number of Components
      Production Cost
      Energy Efficiency
      Environmental Impact
      Thermal Performance
      Appearance
      Aesthetically pleasing
      Viewable Area
      Large viewable area
      Function/Durability
      Easy to Operate
      Durability
      Serviceability
    • Materials Market Research
      Window Blinds
      Silhouette
      Luminette
      Alouette
      Odysee
      Aluminum
      Wood
      Frame Materials
      • Bamboo
      • Fiberglass Clad
      • Pulverized PVC and wood pulp
      • Vinyl-wood clad
      Insulation
      • Soy-based spray foam
      • Hard foam sheets
      • Jean Insulation
    • Materials Cont’d
    • Materials Design Selection
      Bamboo/Fiberglass Clad Frame
      Bamboo Blinds with Low-E Silver Coating
      Hard Foam Sheets
    • Algorithm/Programming Research
      Complex Algorithm
      Location Coordinates
      Window Orientation
      Additional User Inputs
      Simple Algorithm
      Temperature
      Light Intensity
      Sources: www.efficientwindows.org and www.physicalgeometry.net
    • Algorithm/Programming Design Selection
      Day
      Override?
      Scan
      No
      Night now?
      Yes
      Sleep
      Turn Blinds
      No
      Yes
      Night
      Override?
      No
      Sleep overnight
      Close Blinds
      Sleep
      Yes
      Morning
      No
      Yes
      Override?
      Sleep
      Sun up?
      Yes
      No
      Turn Blinds
    • Hardware Market Research
    • Hardware Design Selection
      ArduinoDuemilanove
      ShenanoKenshi Stepper Motor
      Photoresistor
      2 Temperature Sensors
      Stepper Motor
      Driver
      ArduinoDuemilanove
      Override Bin
    • Timeline
      Establish Design Criteria: Objectives met
      Research/Brainstorm Ideas: Objectives met
      Analyze Alternatives: Objectives met/ Changes in project goals
      Develop Prototype: Some objectives met, changes in project goals
      Test Design: Objectives not completed
      Re-Design: Some Objectives met
      Evaluate Final Design: Objectives not completed
    • Budget
      Savings: $2,003
    • Overcoming Challenges
      Complexity of project scope
      Members leaving the team or not anticipating the workload
      Components failing to ship on time and communication with vendors
      Limited experience with stepper motors
      Centralized documentation
      • Re-focusing and Developing new subgroups
      • Follow-up emails and phone calls with vendors
      • Sought advice from electronics shop at Iowa State University
      • Emailing updated code copies to relevant team members and adding documents to google groups page
    • Successes
      Prototype that incorporates selected materials
      Team communication and collaboration with Pella
      Understanding of individual hardware components and ability to operate individual components
      Complete algorithm design and partial implementation
    • Future Work
      Integrate hardware components with implemented software
      Component testing
      Identification of critical operating parameters
    • Thank You
      Special Thanks
      Pella Corporation
      Dr. Lie Tang, Iowa State University (ABE)
      Dr. David Grewell, Iowa State University (ABE)
      Lee Harker, Iowa State University (ECpE)
      SWE!
    • Questions???