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Week 1

Date Time Spent Task Description
01-Sep 2 1st Class Brainstorm Project Ideas
02-Sep 2 Wiki & Research Explored how Wiki works and looked up what Amazon Prime air is
04-Sep 2 Group Meeting Discussed our topic and research tasks & presentation were divided
05-Sep 1 Wiki Explore Found wiki text and code help pages to write wiki better
06-Sep 1 Wiki Work Made a main page and a problem page for our Amazon Air analysis
06-Sep 1 Research Wrote up the objectives & approach for our project & looked up more on Amazon prime air
08-Sep 2 Lecture Listened to group presentations of their projects & approaches
08-Sep 2 Personal Mind Map & Research Took into consideration feedback made about presentation & started looking for better sources

Total hours:13 hours

Week 2

Date Time Spent Task Description
09-Sep 2 Research & Conclusions Came to the conclusion that Drone Delivery feasibility would not be an ideal research topic
11-Sep 2 Wiki Work Posted my thoughts online & made a meeting page & agenda for the meeting
11-Sep 4 Group Meeting Discussed our topic/whether or not we needed a new one & divided task
12-Sep 1 Posted Notulen Posted notes from the last meeting online
12-Sep 4 Research Regulations Planned questions I wanted to search & sought for drone regulations & mailbox requirements
13-Sep 2 Make Presentation After receiving planning from Luc & made a rough presentation for Monday
14-Sep 4 Research Regulations Sought through FFA regulations, read Amazon petition & USPS regulations then made summary of all that I thought was relevant to the project that could help us design
15-Sep 1 Edit Presentation Made minor tweaks to the presentation & uploaded it to the wiki
15-Sep 2 Lecture I presented our presentation and noted feedback received

Total hours: 22 hours

Week 3

Date Time Spent Task Description
16-Sep 0.5 Posted feedback Posted planning feedback from Monday
17-Sep 2 Functional Requirements Looked up what functional requirements were & then wrote some that would be suitable for the mailbox
18-Sep 1.5 Wiki Work Added a log book page & updated my personal log, also uploaded agenda for meeting later today.
18-Sep 4 Group Meeting Brainstormed various components & full ideas of mailboxes; also made an action plan for Monday
18-Sep 1 Notulen & Wiki Work Posted the notes from meeting & added wiki pages to Brainstorm & Design Methodology for group members
19-Sep 2 Personal Mailboxes Added analysis of Operational Environment, basic concepts & researched means to analyze design concepts
20-Sep 2 Personal Mailboxes Elaborated on Concept 1 - The Perch including scenario of how it works & detailed sketch of mailbox & components
20-Sep 1 Personal Mailboxes Elaborated on Concepts 2 - 4 - Scenario & Components - Still needs sketches
20-Sep 1 Personal Mailboxes Elaborated on Concepts 5&6 - Scenario & Components - Still needs sketches
20-Sep 0.5 Wiki Work Uploaded the agenda for Monday's group meeting and placed the weekly update for Week 3.
20-Sep 1 Wiki Work Created a requirements assessment chart for the concept designs of Personal Mailboxes. - Fill in Tomorrow
21-Sep 1 Sketching & Uploading Drew all basic concept sketches of mailbox & uploaded them to wiki
21-Sep 1 Requirements Chart Filled out the Requirements chart comparing the 8 personal mailbox concepts.
21-Sept 0.5 Considerations Because I ran out of time to do mini-SWOT analyses for each concept, I added a brief list of +/- comments for each concept.
22-Sept 2 Group Meeting Discussed plan of action for the upcoming weeks. Task division. And picked out our 3 main concepts to get fully on paper and possibly 1 tested.
22-Sept 1 Mentor Meeting Mentor looked at how far we have come in the wiki and discussed our further plan of action; we also received a deadline for next week which is: all new wiki pages print.

Total hours: 22 hours

Week 4

Date Time Spent Task Description
24-Sep 0.5 Brainstorm Thought of questions/considerations that would need answering when designing the sliding door mechanism.
24-Sep 3 Planning Update Filled in the Rest of the Planning from Week 4 onward, took longer than expected because of annoying wiki code
25-Sep 0.5 Wiki Work Added a Designing the Sliding Door Component Page and made a planning for finishing the component
25-Sep 0.5 Scan Research Looked up various kinds of barcode scanners & barcodes for the sliding door component
25-Sep 2 Concepts Chosen Wrote about how we chose the concepts we are elaborating on for our project
25-Sept 0.5 Google Sketchup Installed Google SketchUp and watched 4 tutorials on how to use - will attempt to draw component with this software
26 Sep 2 Group Meeting Discussed about how the the chimney could have just been a lift mechanism & that we need to look more at what is in existence already to use
27-Sept 2 Problem Identification/Brainstorm Drew sketches of the scenario and possible ideas for different aspects of the Opening.
27-Sept 1 Idea Expansion Elaborated on some ideas for the Opening
28-Sept 1 Notulen for 22-Sept-14 & 26-Sept-14 Wrote up Notulen for the last two group meetings
29 Sept 1 Mentor Meeting Discussed the Deadlines for the upcoming week and how we should use the "building blocks" and make clear connections
29-Sept 0.5 Requirements Set requirements the opening must fulfill to work properly
29-Sept 0.5 Idea Elaboration Finished explanations of all the brainstormed ideas for the opening.

Total hours:15 hours

Week 5

Date Time Spent Task Description
30-Sept 5 Research Questions Sought for answers to my research questions to help clear up the technical aspects of the Opening
30 Sept 1 How it Works Made a selection in what mechanisms and sub-components will be used in the concept & outlined how the opening system will work
1 Oct 2 Drone to Platform Fully writing out how the Drone find the drop zone
2 Oct 3 How it works Elaboration on how the opening fully functions
4 Oct 2 RFID Research Looked for some specifics on RFIDs and how they work to finish the opening function
5 Oct 2 Function Diagram Created/Uploaded function diagram
6 Oct 1 Mentor Meeting Discussed various items that still have to be finished for next week. Task: Create a powerpoint on exactly how it works.
6 Oct 1 Group Meeting Split up the tasks for this coming week. Discussed possible survey questions. And established that we have a peer review session next week.

Total hours: 17 hours

Week 6

Date Time Spent Task Description
6 Oct 0.5 Wiki Work Added new wiki pages for further work on the wiki
6 Oct 0.5 Peer Review Found peer review requirements, emailed the peer review criteria to fellow group mates & made the Peer Review page
Oct Detailed Sketches of Opening & its sub-parts
Peer Review Combined all peer reviews into one table and uploaded onto the wiki
Group Meeting

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Week 7

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