Alternative Fuels Group (AFG) Enterprise
The BURRO update is here
The Spring 2006 syllabus is here
. The class roster is here
Homework #1: Due 01/18/06.
The possible vehicle requirements can be downloaded from here . At the end of the list
please add five additional requirements (and rank them). Teams are listed here
Minor project teams are listed here
Homework #1 answers are here
. Use these answers for homework #2, which is due 01/24/06 by email to J. Keith and K. Koers. You
are to work in the following team as listed are listed here. The assignment: create a .ppt
presentation with one page for each vehicle requirement assigned to you (There
are seven requirements per team, listed in the left column of the homework one
answers.) List the requirement, and give its ranking as either: critical, very
important, somewhat important, desirable. Justify your answer in the rest of
the powerpoint slide. Think about what your team said, what everyone in AFG
said, and what Chris Green said. The .ppt format will be posted later.
Answers for hwk #2 are
listed here for team A, team B, team
C, team D, team E, and team F.
For homework #3, due 02/01/06 by email to J.
Keith and K. Koers, you are to work in new teams as listed here. Based upon the results from homework
1 and the presentations for homework 2, work in your teams to create a “top ten
list” of requirements that you think a prototype BURRO that we are going
to design should have. You should email an excel file so they can be easily
sorted by us. Your answers are listed here.
Homework #4 is the
architecture reading assignment. Go see JMK for a copy.
On 2/15/06 there were three presentations.
The presentation on AFG/KRC/ARL overview is here. The project timeline is here. The talk on vehicle
architectures is here.
On 2/15/06 the term project was assigned.
The assignment is here. The teams are
On 2/22/06 there was a presentation about
proposal writing tips, linked here.
On 3/29/06 there was a presentation about
the term project, linked here. The polarization plot for the Nexa fuel cell
is linked here.
The Fall 2005 syllabus is here
Geoff Gwaltney’s MULE
presentation is here
Jason Keith’s design
presentation is here
The homework assignment due 9/7/2005 is here
Chris Green talk on homework 1
solutions is here
The homework assignment for 9/28/05 is here
Chris Green’s talk on homework
2 solutions is here
The homework assignment for 10/12/05 is here
SOFC specs are here
Solutions are here and Jason Keith’s results are here. Note JMK’s solutions are not
Powerpoint slides from 10/02
mtg with ARL is here and here
The homework assignment for 10/26/05 is here
Solutions are here
The homework assignment for 11/02/05 is here
UGV homeworks are here
The Complete UGV Database
(based upon homeworks above) is here as a
2.6 MB pdf file.
Presentation to ARL phone
conference on 12/01/05:
part 1 is here (edited to remove
proprietary information) and part 2 is here
Vehicle options presented by
Chris Green to AFG on 12/07/05