Capstone Design ME 4182
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Date Created: 11/02/15
Team X Design Concepts ME 4182 February 7 2007 David Fernandes Chet Gutwein Greg Mallegol Brett Perryman Kevin Scarborough Chris Weir Design Concepts FerrisWheel Ball Lift Design Internal Hopper Design Slots and Hinges Design Dual Gear Design Hair Dryer Design Push Button Design FerrisWheel Ball Lift Design Descri tion of Desi n Hopper has LeftRight partition and is behind the golfer FW is used to place ball on tee Pushlever is actuation between A mation golfer and tee 3 Device Pushlever moves the tee and 4 turns the FW Tubing 2 Partition Hopper AdvantagesDisadvantages I Left and right partition decreases Top View possibility of clogging due to gating system FerrisWheel FW Possibility of user error from Golftee placing balls in wrong system i Section View aigffll Golftee Pushlever d m l 19L I l 31 Side View showing Lever Actuating Tee Flipper Axis Vi lz y if gt 7 fl FW Turnerigjrr39 39 Li 7 quotW 7 if W 7 leJ Side View showing Flipper Actuating FW FerrisWheel Ball Lift Design Cont AdvantagesDisadvantages lop YieW FW makes sure only one ba goes on the tee A greater height change in tubing 1 can be used since FW picks ball off l ground l quotl FW adds complexity that could 1 cause jamming Actuating the FW to turn would require more force on pushlever The height ofthe base might need to be bigger due to FW The pushlever between golfer and hole could get in the way The design forthe pushlever is simple l ti l Pushlever v l l Section View Internal Hopper Design TO VIEW silencer SHkFTSiK l PLMER locmau PW N E R LOCATION WTEE Lccmmd M SLIr cw HOPPER ENSURE one BALL WILL urge CHUTE ATATIME To PREVENT TAMMING wz ATE chHANISVI IS CONTROLLED FROill ouTSiDE Description of Design 0 Most of hopper is inside of base o User controlled gate determines path ball will take allowing a left handed and righthanded person to use this device 0 Two bar linkage on both sides controls ball lifting o 3 Prong Ferris Wheel places ball onto tee o Spring automatically raises ball AdvantagesDisadvantages Slits on external part and internal part of hopper ensure single file Hneup A user controls with a simple switch whether the ball will proceed left or right 5 Internal Hopper Design Cont FRONT VIEW FOOT P LUNC EE l B A E 3 FROM LINKAGE FEWng WHEEL Mot5t ALL RELATIVE LOCATIONS WILL climate 8r FINAL DESIGN SUBMITFTAL 39VoTEI THE OTHEP SIDE LE70 213m I5 Mrlzeorz IMAGE OF VIEW 5H1ri 1 i x l l WONG FE REES I WHEELquot Note Hopper is not shown in this view AdvantagesDisadvantaqes Requires minimum input of user 3 Prong Ferris Wheel may jam the ball Can not alter the path the ball will take after the balls have been placed in hopper Because of linkages and ball tunnels the height of device may be larger than expected Spring automatically returns tee to top of device after foot plunger is released Hopper location should not interfere with golf swing Both tee and plunger can be lowered on the side not being used to prevent interference 6 Slots and Hinges Design Description of Design Rotary hopper Single bar transmission Slotted hinge loading mechanism Tub lzew UOO l team lL AdvantagesDisadvantages Dual systems allow for compact footprint Hopper is easy to reach Jamming prevention in hopper Ball loading restraint Linear transmission logic l Slots and Hinges Design Cont AdvantagesDisadvantages Large height Spring retum No locking mechanism lime Fun L Detailed drawing of slotted hinge Dual Gear Design To Ho er To Ho er pp Rotating pp Shaft L Ball guard E I Worm Gears Front View Base supports Dual Gear Design Cont V shaped h 39 39 O o Advanta esDisadvanta es 2 hopper system eliminates need to split balls off to one tee or another TOP View Vshaped hopper helps reduce Description of Design Gears control movement of tee Rotating shaft controls movement of gears Dual hopper system Gravity controls ball placement on to tee jamming Simple design to drop balls onto tee Gears will not require much height to operate Gears and 2 hopper system increases width Ba placement is not robust User input needed for tee travel in both directions Many rotations needed to bring tee from top to bottom 10 Hair Dryer Design Description of Design Activated by swipe of Club 2 step ball loading system Spiral hopper AdvantagesDisadvantages Lever activation allows simple trigger activating the system with one swipe of the Club 2 step loading system allows balls to flow easily thus resisting jam problems Spiral hopper allows guided ball flow with little jamming Hair Dryer Design Cont AdvantagesDisadvantages Placement of the hopper makes the tracks to each tee more difficult to construct The leftright door is inside the ball track underneath the platform making repairs due to jamming at this section impossible without taking apart the platform i Materials and placement of the a levers to activate the ball loading quot system must be precise
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