Introduction

We were told to work in groups of 3 or 4 to design a vehicle powered by a basic mousetrap
We were then asked to apply the Engineering Design Process (EDP) to optimise vehicle performance and fulfil specified requirements. 
The project is designed to reinforce Physics concepts related to:
- Forces
- Energy
- Work
- Power
- Turning Effect of Force
- Rotation
- Kinematics


Roles
Project Manager (IC of blog) - Jing Ru C. , Laylo K. , Terene T.
- Responsible for all documentation and “care” of the mousetrap.
- Ensures that all tasks are completed and documented on time.
- Has final say on any issue that cannot be settled by consensus

Drivetrain Engineer (IC of data analysis) - Terene T.
- Responsible for developing system to transfer energy from the “engine” to the wheels.
- Ensures proper testing and documentation of all drivetrain components.

Wheel Engineer (IC of construction and testing) - Jing Ru C.
- Responsible for wheel choice and design
- Sources materials for wheels
- Works with Drivetrain Engineer to determine wheel-to-axle ratio and attachment

Chassis Engineer (taken by the 3rd member if it is a 3-member team) - Laylo K.
- Responsible for the look and function of the body (chassis) of the car
- Sources all materials for the chassis- works with Drivetrain and Wheel Engineers to ensure function and look of wheels and drivetrain components.

Timelines

Time
Item
Completed on time
11/3/16 ----- 15/3/16
Planning Stages
Yes
16/3/16 ----- 25/3/16
Execution
Yes
27/3/16 ----- 30/3/16
Final Adjustments
Yes
1/4/16 ----- NIL
Post - Project
NIL

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