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Meeting places

Discuss the most convenient place to meet. We encourage participants to meet in public locations such as coffee shops, restaurants, etc. (Rank sites with #1 being most desirable) Mentee says: (the best time to reach me is ) _____ Mentor’s … Continue reading

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Week 10

This week we gave a presentation to the CEE 177S class. It was nice to hear about what the other teams have accomplished over the course of the past two quarters. Moreover, ist was a great opportunity for us to … Continue reading

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Week 9

This week we evaluated how various pumping speeds affect the dosing. It appears first that the dosing is variable across pumping speeds. For slow speeds, we’ve determined that dosing is fairly inconsistent. For medium and fast speeds, the dosing is … Continue reading

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Week 8

This week we continued to test our three prototypes to evaluate the consistency and dosing of each. We are also working to define a mathematical model that describes the dosing of our device. We are interested in better understanding what … Continue reading

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Week 7

This week we simplified our testing setup to better understand dosing. Our plan is to fill the IV tube and straighten it on a plank. We then pump a number of times and mark the level of Cl dosed per … Continue reading

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Week 6

We had a very productive second meeting with Libby Wayman this week. On Monday we decided we would implement a second non-return valve above our device (in addition to the one below it) in order to essentially isolate our device … Continue reading

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Week 5

This week we tested the device with a new commercial non-return valve in replacement of our homemade one using a yogurt lid and a plastic ring. The good news is that the non-return is reliable and does it’s job. The … Continue reading

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