LBCC ROV

Linn-Benton Community College
Albany, OR, U.S.A. - Distance to Competition: 390 km History: Linn-Benton Community College has fielded an ROV in the MATE Competition since 2008. In the 2011 event, Linn-Benton placed third overall in the Explorer class and received the coveted Sharkpedo award. In addition, our former team member, and current mentor, Michael Tilse, was honored with the MVP award that year. Last year we placed 13th overall in the Explorer class.

Greg Mulder Faculty Advisor

Kyle Neumann CEO

Griffin Alberti COO

Daniel Takamori CTO

Jonas Cervantes CFO

Emily Smucker Tech Writer

Sam Stephenson Laser Engineer

Amos Parmenter Brad Parmenter Engineer Safety Officer

Sam Parmenter Arm Engineer

Karen St Martin Designer

Nick Ruedig Andrew Hercher Graphic Designer Tether Engineer

LBCC Narwhal
Budget: $3545 Primary Materials: Polyvinyl Chloride, Aluminium Dimensions: 71.1cm x 68.6cm x 43.2cm Mass: 28.1kg in air Bouyancy: +1N in fresh water Safety Features: Inboard shielded propellers Fuses onboard and at surface Steel safety cable Lightweight PVC frame Safety yellow highlights Special Features: Free spinning wrist provides unlimited rotation. Strafing movement function allowing the ROV to move sideways without rotating. Pneumatic claw with an actuating arm installed to provide 175º vertical rotation. Custom in-house Camera housings have been tested to over 150 feet. Tail camera provides wide angle view for pilot and establishes ROV orientation.

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