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Problem Statement

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 How well will my Rov perform underwater?

 

 Materials

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Glues and fasteners


1 oz. bottle of crazy glue
hot glue gun and glue sticks
rags for cleanup
newspapers to put under work area
ten 6"X3/16" tie wraps
six #6X1/2" brass sheet metal screws
six #6 stainless steel washers
three 1" schedule 40 PVC pipe clamps
black PVC electrical tape

Frame

a 60" length of 1/2" schedule 40 PVC pipe cut into the following lengths
two pieces that are 4 1/2"
two pieces that are 4"
four pieces that are 3"
four pieces that are 2 1/2"
six pieces that are 1 1/2""
ten pieces of 1/2" schedule 40 PVC 90 degree. elbows
four pieces of 1/2" schedule PVC tee's
one 1/4" wire mesh
two floats

Electrical

two #31 wire nut connectors
three 10' lengths of #22 gauge speaker wire
one 10' length of #15 gauge speaker wire
one 4"x2 1/2"x1 1/4" plastic control box
three pieces of 6" long #22 gauge red hook up wire
three pieces of 6" long #22 gauge black hook up wire
three pieces of 3" long #22 gauge red hook up wire
three pieces of 3" long #22 gauge black hook up wire
rosin core solder
three double pole double throw with center off toggle switches with 3 amp rating
car battery

Thrusters

three 1 inch propellers
three 12 volt electric motors
one pack of toilet seal wax
petroleum jelly
three plastic 25 mm film canisters

Other

weights (about 2 to 3 pounds)

 

Hypothesis

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Depth Test

 Depth in Feet

 Time in Seconds

2

 30

4

 60

6

 90

8

 120

 10

 150

 

Speed Test

 Speed in feet

 Time in Seconds

 1

 15

 1.5

 30

 1

 45

 1

 60

 

Turning Test

 Direction

 Time in Seconds

 clockwise

 60

 counter clockwise

 60

 

Results

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Depth Test

 Depth in Feet

 Time in Seconds

2

N/A

4

N/A

6

N/A

8

 N/A

 10

N/A

 

Speed Test

 Speed in feet

 Time in Seconds

 1.5

 15

1.5

 30

1

 45

1.5

 60

 

Turning Test

 Direction

 Time in Seconds

 clockwise

21

 counter clockwise

 20