01-27-2010

Mechanical Projects

  • Finalize what projects we want to do this semester
  • Assign/Confirm a leader to each project
  • Make sure everyone has an area to contribute to

Whamola

  • Lead: Doug
  • Meeting Time:
    • 11AM Sunday
  • Goals:
    • Tensioner motor mount de-hack
    • Upper Hinge thickening
    • Electronic re-think
    • Plucker/silencer
    • Time permitting: fretting
  • Team:
    • Jay
    • Andrew
    • Jon
    • Spoon

Drum Section

  • Lead: Mike O
  • Meeting Time:
    • 11AM Sunday
  • Goals:
    • Bassbot touch-up
    • Interface large shop air tank
    • Add Toms or megaDrumbot
  • Team:
    • Katherine
    • Harrison
    • Jon
    • Peter
    • Dan Shope
    • Spoon
    • Rohan

Brassbot

  • Lead: Jon
  • Meeting Time:
    • 2PM Sunday
  • Goals:
    • find a better mouth/reed thingamabob
    • Make pretty noises
  • Team:
    • Chris
    • Jerry
    • Patrick
    • Mike S

Vibratron

  • Lead: Andrew
  • Meeting Time:
    • 2PM Sunday
  • Goals:
    • Acquire materials from Rich 2.0
    • Design case with built in activation mechanisms
    • Price spec the design
    • Construct if feasible
  • Team
    • Mike O
    • Jon
    • Katherine
    • Chris
    • Jay

Flutophone

  • Lead: Rohan
  • Meeting:
    • 2PM Sunday
  • Goals:
    • Tune it?
    • Airflow optimization
  • Team:

One more idea MAX, if we REALLY want

Electronic / Programming

Markov / Composition

  • Lead: Mike S
  • Meeting Time:
    • 4:30PM Friday
  • Goals:
    • Make more popular songs, that feature all the instruments
    • most algorithms use Markov, there are many ways to do this
    • just plain probability sounds bad, needs some knowledge of music theory
  • Drums
  • Vibra/xylo
  • Team:
    • Stefan
    • Katherine
    • Ilya
    • Adam

Wiimote / Conducting

  • Lead: Peter
  • Goals:
  • Team:

Interface / Midi parser

  • Lead: Mike S
  • Meeting Time:
    • 4:30PM Friday (Same as markov/algo)
  • Goals:
    • Make a more robust design for the parser
    • Interface
      • serial capabilites
      • file choosing
      • Right now Java using C for serial, but nothing is final
  • Team:
    • Katherine
    • Ilya
    • Adam
    • Chris

Arduino Network / Communication

  • Lead: Nico
  • Meeting Time:
    • Friday 3:30PM
  • Goals:
  • Team:
    • Andrew
    • Jon
    • Ilya
    • Adam
    • Chris
    • Rohan