IED Section 01 Team Megatron: Nico Rappoli, David Herbert, Daniel Yochay, Oliver Bashan, Rob Evans, Kelley

Fischbach, Fabian Hough

Problem
Current weight machines in the Mueller Center do not display data about the user’s workout like many bicycle and elliptical machines do. In addition, the energy being put in to a weight lifting machine, while producing a good workout for the user, is going to no practical use.

Customer: Who
RPI Students (Athletes & Non-Athletes)  Athletic Coaches  Mueller Center Staff

Customer: Requirements

Survey sent to variety of customers
Do you track your progress?

What machines do you use?

What kind of information is important to you?

Customer: Specifications

Organized Data
Customer Requirement The machine must be safe Displays a variety of workout information Saves workout data for future analysis Overall retrofitted machine doesn’t take up too much space Technical Specification Number of customer shocks Number of data readouts Storage capacity Dimensions Metric or Target value 0 shocks/person 5 data points 1 GB 150cm x 120cm x 189cm

Retrofitted machine provides the same workout Easy to navigate screen Operates efficiently Display powered solely by work done by the user of the machine

Weight added due to resistance On screen prompts Efficiency Power Voltage Output current Dollars/team member

≤ 5lbs 4 on screen prompts and continuous display

500 milli watts 5 volts 500 milli-amps $25 each team member

Low cost to retrofit

Current Products/Patents
cable

Weight Machines  Ergs (Concept 2)  Patents

generator

Concept Selection: Mind Map

Concept Selection: Combination and Matrix
Generator 2 Way 1 Way Size Permanent Portable Removable Mounting On Pulley Is Pulley On the Ground Power Storage Direct Battery Capacitor Generator Selection Criteria Cost Difficulty to Implement Size Durability Safety Creativity Efficiency Most Common Practical Sum of +1's Sum of -1's Net Score Rank 1-Way Generator -1 1 1 1 1 1 1 -1 1 7 -2 5 1st 2-Way Generator 1 -1 1 1 1 -1 -1 1 1 6 -3 3 2nd Portable/ Removab le 1 1 1 1 -1 1 1 -1 -1 6 -3 3 1st Permanent -1 1 -1 1 1 -1 -1 1 1 5 -4 1 2nd

Concept Selection: Combination and Matrix

Electrical Information
INPUT METHOD Attribute: Cost Implementation Issues Noise Number of Pins Power Consumption Sum: Input Mux Parallel In Serial Out with 8 pin Input Off Self DAC Scale Rating Weight Rating Weight Rating Weight 0.05 5 0.25 5 0.25 1 0.05 0.05 0.2 0.2 0.5 2 5 4 3 0.1 1 0.8 1.5 3.65 1 5 5 4 0.05 1 1 2 4.3 3 1 5 5 0.15 0.2 1 2.5 3.9

MICROCONTROLLER Attribute: Scale Cost Programming Ease Flexibailty Number of Pins Power Consumption Sum:

0.05 0.2 0.2 0.05 0.5

Arduino ATtiny13 Atemga328 Rating Weight Rating Weight Rating Weight 2 0.1 4 0.2 3 0.15 5 1 2 0.4 2 0.4 5 1 3 0.6 4 0.8 4 0.2 1 0.05 5 0.25 3 1.5 5 2.5 2 1 3.8 3.75 2.6

Concept Selection: Combination and Matrix

Electrical Information
Epaper LCD Display Ratin Weig Ratin Weigh ht g t Scale g 0.05 2 0.1 3 0.15 0.2 2 0.4 4 0.8 0.5 5 2.5 3 1.5 0.05 0.2 3 3 0.15 0.6 3.75 2 4 0.1 0.8 3.35 DATA LOGGING Attribute: Scale Cost 0.1 Implementation Ease 0.3 Programming Ease 0.3 Power Consumption 0.3 Sum: SD Memory Card Ethernet Shield Rating Weight Rating Weight 2 0.2 1 0.1 2 0.6 5 1.5 3 0.9 1 0.3 3 0.9 1 0.3 2.6 2.2

DISPLAY METHOD Attribute: Cost Implementation Ease Power Consumption Small Amount of Pins Programming Ease Sum:

POWER STORAGE Attribute: Scale Cost 0.05 Implementation Ease 0.05 Power Discharge 0.45 Power Charging 0.45 Sum:

Super Rechargeable Lithium Ion Capacitor Battery Battery Ratin g Weight Rating Weight Rating Weight 4 0.2 5 0.25 3 0.15 3 0.15 5 0.25 2 0.1 2 0.9 4 1.8 4 1.8 2 0.9 4 1.8 2 0.9 2.15 4.1 2.95

Concept Selection: Initial

Concept Selection: Final

Subsystems
Mix of Mechanical and Electrical Subsystems
Lateral pull down equipped with self-sufficient data logger

Mechanical subassembly

Electrical subassembly

Generator

Cable and pulley system

Power system

Control system

Data input/output

Materials: Mechanical
Need/Function
Power Turn the generator (2) Fasten the frame (2)

Part Type
Generator

Pulleys

Clamps

Dummy Machine

PVC Frame

Part Name Bike Generator Cable Pulley 3in, or 4in (TBD) Jorgensen 12in. Bar Clamp PVC Schedule 40 DWV PIPE Total

Price
Free

Retailer
Mueller Center

$19

Home Depot

$22

Home Depot

$7
$48

Home Depot

Materials: Electrical
Function Part Name Part Number Retailer Estimated Quantity 1 1 Price/Quantity Total Display Connector between arduino and display Main controller Writes to SD Memory card Data storage Epaper Display Epaper Breakout Board LCD-10150 BOB-10304 Sparkfun Sparkfun 24.95 14.95 24.95 14.95

Arduino SD Memory Card Breakout 1GB Memory Card DC to DC Adjustable converter Voltage Regulator Energy storage AA 2500maH Battery Platform Breadboard 3V to 5V converter MAX756

DEV-11021 DEV-09802 COM-08163 COM-00527

Sparkfun Sparkfun Sparkfun Sparkfun

1 1 1 1

29.95 19.95 9.95 1.5

29.95 14.95 9.95 1.5

PRT-00335
276WBU30 MAX756CSA+

Sparkfun
Radioshack Digkey

2
2 1

2.95
8.99 5.48

5.9
17.98 5.48

Expands data inputs

N74HC165N

SN74HC165N

Digikey

2

0.49

0.98

8% Tax/Shipping: Estimated Total:

10.1272 136.7172

Plan
Form Team Problem Statement Planning Initial Rough Sketching Gather Customer Requirements Benchmarking Specifications Concept Forming + Materials Concept Selection + Combination Memo: System Concept Review Presentation Layout 1 Presentation Practice Milestone One Gather Supplies Final Sketching / CAD Build: Generator Build: Cable and Pully System Build: Logger Build: Final Assembly Testing: Ensure Functionality Modifications: Generator Modifications: Pully System Modifications: Logger Final Product Testing Additional Modifications Presentation Layout 2 Presentation Practice Milestone Two Final Report Presentation Layout 3 Presentation Practice Milestone Three 100%Everyone 100%Everyone 100%Everyone 100%Dan 100%Fabian 90%Everyone 90%Everyone 90%Everyone 100%Everyone 100%Nico + Everyone 100%Fabian 100%Everyone 100%Everyone 0%Everyone 0%Dan 0% 0% 0%David + Fabian 0%Everyone 0%Everyone 0% 0% 0%David + Fabian 0%Everyone 0% 0% 0%Everyone 0%Everyone 0%Everyone 0%Everyone 0%Everyone 0%Everyone 2/23/2012 2/27/2012 2/28/2012 2/28/2012 2/28/2012 3/2/2012 3/4/2012 3/4/2012 3/5/2012 3/5/2012 3/6/2012 3/7/2012 3/8/2012 3/9/2012 3/19/2012 3/22/2012 3/22/2012 3/22/2012 4/5/2012 4/9/2012 4/12/2012 4/12/2012 4/12/2012 4/16/2012 4/16/2012 4/19/2012 4/19/2012 4/26/2012 4/27/2012 4/27/2012 4/30/2012 5/3/2012 2/27/2012 2/28/2012 3/1/2012 3/1/2012 3/6/2012 3/6/2012 3/6/2012 3/6/2012 3/7/2012 3/7/2012 3/7/2012 3/7/2012 3/8/2012 3/22/2012 3/22/2012 4/5/2012 4/5/2012 4/5/2012 4/9/2012 4/12/2012 4/16/2012 4/16/2012 4/16/2012 4/19/2012 4/19/2012 4/25/2012 4/25/2012 4/26/2012 5/2/2012 5/2/2012 5/2/2012 5/3/2012

Milestone 1
Form Team Problem Statement Planning Initial Rough Sketching Gather Customer Requirements Benchmarking Specifications Concept Forming + Materials Concept Selection + Combination 100%Everyone 100%Everyone 100%Everyone 100%Dan 100%Fabian 90%Everyone 90%Everyone 90%Everyone 100%Everyone 2/23/2012 2/27/2012 2/28/2012 2/28/2012 2/28/2012 3/2/2012 3/4/2012 3/4/2012 3/5/2012 2/27/2012 2/28/2012 3/1/2012 3/1/2012 3/6/2012 3/6/2012 3/6/2012 3/6/2012 3/7/2012

Memo: System Concept Review
Presentation Layout 1

100%Nico + Everyone
100%Fabian

3/5/2012
3/6/2012

3/7/2012
3/7/2012

Presentation Practice
Milestone One

100%Everyone
100%Everyone

3/7/2012
3/8/2012

3/7/2012
3/8/2012

Overview
Mueller Center Retrofit  Energy Efficient + Useful to Customer  From here:

 Buy materials  Test concept  Refine concept