You are on page 1of 13

STONYPOINTHSROUNDROCKISD

DesignProblemMarbleSorter
Project3.3.1VEXandRobotC

JackDriskell,LiamFanning,DavidNguyen
4/8/16

https://photos.shutterfly.com/gallery/614f57ce2c5b4a86a66eda9773dc3b06/2

TABLEOFCONTENTS
DesignBrief
FinalDesignPictures
RobotCCode
Reflections
References
Appendices
DispenserBrainstorming
SorterBrainstorming
BinsBrainstorming
DesignModifications

DESIGNBRIEF
ClientCompany:

NationalRecreationandParkAssociation(NRPA)

TargetConsumer:

Society

Designer(s):

JackDriskell,LiamFanning,DavidNguyen

Problem
Statement:

TheNationalRecreationParkAssociation(NRPA)has
askedyourteamtodevelopasolutiontoagrowing
problemintheirparks.Theassociationhasplaced
dumpstersforrecyclablematerialthroughouttheparks.
Theyhaveasortingfacility;however,theyneedadevice
thatwillsorttherecyclablematerial.

DesignStatement:

Design,model,andtestadevicethatwillseparate
recyclablematerials.

Problem
Statement:

1.Separationprocessmustbefullyautomated.
2.Mustsuccessfullyseparatecommingledrecyclable
materialsintoindividualholdingbins.
3.Recyclablematerialsinclude3differentin.material
spherestotaling15.Examplescouldincludesteel,
aluminum,wood,opaqueplastic,andclearplastic.
4.Mustbeefficient2minutemaxforcompletionof
sortingprocess.
5.Mustnotbelargerthan24Lx12Wx18H
6.Mustmakeefficientuseofmaterials.

FINALDESIGNPICTURES

Hereareallofthepicturesforourproject

https://photos.shutterfly.com/gallery/614f57ce2c5b4a86a66eda9773dc3b06/2

ROBOTCCODE

REFLECTIONS
A)Howwelldidyouaccomplishyourobjectives,discussyoursuccessforEACHofthe
6constraints
OurProgram,is100%fullyautomated,oursorterhasa75%rateofcorrectcompletion,we
didnotget100%accurateresultseachtime,Weusedtheheavymetalmarbles,opaque
marbles,andwoodmarblestosort,itdidcompleteinthe2minutetimerestraintbyfar,and
itisdefinitelyinthe2by1ft.restrictions.

B)Whatwouldyourteamdodifferentlywithyourdesignsolution
Iwoulddefinitelytakemoretimewhenthinkingofallthethingsweneededtodo
tosolvealltheproblems,withthedesign,tomakesurewehadnoissuesatall
withourdesign.

C)Dotheresultsfulfilltheproblemstatement,ifnotwhatwasmissing
Yesitdoes,Theonlythingwecouldn'tdoisget100%marblesortage,

D)Ifyouhadmoretime,whatwouldyoudodifferentlyorwhatwouldyouadd
.
Iwoulddefinitelyaddagatetostopthemarblesandgetamoreaccuratereadingonthe
marbles,toensureweget100%correctmarblesortage,allthetime

REFERENCES
1. https://prezi.com/unvo7fc9zo0v/project331designproblemmarblesorter/
2. http://www.schooltube.com/video/35826ad08e476af29fed/PLTWPOEVEXmaterialsort
er
3. http://rmhspoe.blogspot.com/2014_05_01_archive.html
4. http://www.meltdata.com/articles/marblesorterinstructions.html
5. http://www.photonesta.com/pltwmarblesortervex.html
6. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P87aMXONZi0
7. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KIAWEGQSGU
8. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EV92YD1_Sd4
9. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bB3n3Zs259U
10. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rzvKMy7Pp20
11. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pbOEmqHfaqo&feature=youtu.be&t=6
12. Youtube
13. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rpqIDKP5bBc
14. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R2NrEtA0fc
15. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ey_yzaIdLg

APPENDICES

DISPENSERBRAINSTORMING
pix.sfly.com/V97BgFAc

HERESALLOFOURPICTURESINTHEIRWORKINGSFOROURDISPENSER

SORTERBRAINSTORMING

pix.sfly.com/SvBdTPur

HERESALLOFOURPICTURESINTHEIRWORKINGSFOROURSORTER.

BINSBRAINSTORMING

pix.sfly.com/Mq7iAbFH

Heresallofourpicturesofthebinsintheirfullworkings.

PARTSLIST

ServoMotorx2
BasePlatex1
IntakeRollerx1
ChassisRailx4
LightSensorx1
Flashlightx1
ChassisBumpersx2
WinchBracketx1
70ToothGearx1
SmallCupsx3
CChannelx1
Bar(125)x2

DESIGNMODIFICATIONS
HEREAREOURDESIGNMODIFICATIONSWEDIDONOURPROJECT,WE
DIDNTHAVEMANY,BECAUSEOURDESIGNWASVERY,VERYSIMPLE

pix.sfly.com/2uvbwAqE

Related Interests