Week 3: Wednesday


The day began with only a couple of students and a delicious dinner. DSC_0003More students and mentors showed up as the night continued, but the turnout was around 18 people in total.DSC_0005Once our meal was over, everyone got to work:DSC_0006

The mechanical team worked on component placement and got lots of CADing done;DSC_0011
Jeff from Transformix came in, so the climber team explained their idea; he proposed some new ones, and everyone brainstormed other possibilities.
As for the shooter, the team got the geometry down, and is now working on details like assembly, manufacturing, etc…

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On the Control side, Duncan got a P-system (from PID system) working with an encoder and a wheel;DSC_0009
Russell finished the front-end GUI of the scouting database;DSC_0007
one team got the compressor and pneumatics set up;DSC_0004
and Kevin worked on the cppVision framework.DSC_0008

It turned out the A/C shaft opened to the outside, so the room was freezing cold. We had a janitor put a plastic bag over it, which seemed to work.DSC_0012
James helped Sophie through some anger-issues with his new pamphlet from Queen’s: “We’re here for you Sophie; we will express concern.”

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