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The focus of this project is to design an animated orbital prosthesis. Currently, few attempts have been made to create a mechanism, which allows the prosthesis to blink. Our team is to design and later on fabricate a patient model simulator with prosthesis that blinks.
From left to right: Ryan Kimmel, Alison Mcarton, Joel Gaston, Hallie Kreitlow
Working prototype has been completed and tested
|Week||Reporting Period Beginning||Activities|
|1||January 25||Team was assembled, team roles were assigned|
|2||February 1||Research and brainstorming took place, as well as first version of PDS typed up|
|3||February 8||Developed several preliminary designs, researched materials, first client meeting|
|4||February 15||Continued to develop preliminary designs, began contacting outside resources for assistance|
|5||February 22||Design matrix created, final design decided upon, set up second client meeting|
|6||February 29||Second client meeting, started work on mid-semester report|
|7||March 7||Finished mid-semester report, discussed team goals, presented project to design class|
|8||March 14||Individual work over spring break, gave client ordering information, worked on size scale of deisgn|
|9||March 21||Developed testing plans and protocols, continued work on scale|
|10||March 28||Timeline for fabrication and testing laid out, received prototype components, started preliminary fabrication|
|11||April 4||Tested circuit and basic design, concluded design is not safe for testing or implementation|
|12||April 11||A new design was developed, began fabrication of prototype|
|13||April 18||Finished fabricating prototype, started and finished testing, completed poster|
|14||April 25||Completed final report|
|PDS (Feb 8 2008, 93 kb)|
|Mid-Semester Powerpoint Presentation (Mar 7 2008, 2527 kb)|
|Mid-Semester Report (Mar 12 2008, 195 kb)|
|Final Poster (May 2 2008, 7913 kb)|
|Final Report (May 12 2008, 173 kb)|
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