Electrical Progress Update

Electrical Progress Update

After passing the leak test, we proceeded to mount the electronics rack. This required the coordination of all the sub teams as the mech team is needed to secure the electronics, the electronic team is needed to connect the electronics together and the software team...
Hornet 4.0 Mechanical Journey

Hornet 4.0 Mechanical Journey

The Hornet journey for most of us, up to this point at least, has been an eventful one. Even though it has barely been 2 weeks since finals have ended, we as a team have faced many trials and setbacks. All the way back in early September, starting off as fresh-faced,...
Team Hornet: SAUVC 18

Team Hornet: SAUVC 18

From strangers to teammates you have to trust in to deliver an autonomous underwater vehicle with a limited budget from scratch in less than 8 months, the journey the hornet members have taken is definitely not an easy one. Many challenges were being faced along the...
Hornet Pool Testing

Hornet Pool Testing

This blog post seeks to talk about the challenges of testing and potentially ways to improve the productivity of testing. The nature of Hornet, an underwater vehicle that involves hardware and software components to work simultaneously, makes testing challenging. Even...

Hornet Progress

Year 2016 has past and we are now in 2017, nearing SAUVC 2017. There are still many challenges up ahead that we must face. One main issue that we are tackling is computer vision. The colour of the object of interest, which is a red pail (as seen below), does not stay...

Mech Updates

This blog post will be describing the main challenges faced by the mech team from the beginning of pool test till now. Leakage of the main hull. For the main hull, we have decided to use double radial o ring at the fixed end cap and sealing collar to waterproof the...