Tai Dinh Nguyen 11/11/03

1. This week's item
A. Accelerometer and Gyro(ADXRS300) Presentation
B. Surface mounted Version of Accerelerometer: Minimize size

2. Next week's item
A. Order parts for Surface Mounted board, Make PCB board
B. Implement RS233 and test codes
C. Research on Filter and learn common filter method to increase sensor's resolution
D. Research on Rate Gyro

Tai Dinh Nguyen 11/05/03 Meeting

1. Item Last discussed
A. Microstrain gyros and accelerometers
* Recreate Rares' results from his tutorials
* Data to be used as ground truth
B. Details of Murata piezo gyro vs. Analog Devices' gyro


2. This week's items
A. Microstain Gyro and Accelerometers
B. A better scheme for Accelerometer test rig, predict a more precise result than previous test
* Better displacement from center
* Figure out where the sensor is located on the crossbow accelerometer to put the g-force board at the same
to create the same centripital accelerometer
B. Assemble the G-force board with Rs232 on board.
* Modify codes to output to RS232 togerther with output to LCD
C. Research the Resolution of sensor used on G-Force board.
*Research for application for the Gyro

3. Action items for next week
A. 10 min. group presentation 11/12/03 on rate gyros
as well as results from

* Accelerometer with RS232 on board
* Accelerometer test rig results
* Microstrain gyros and accelerometers

Tai Dinh Nguyen 10/22/03 Meeting

1. Items last discussed (10/15/03)
A. IR Circuit construction
* Needs to be debugged but boards are in
B. ftp accelermeter circuit boards
* Will add RS-232 chip
C. Start PC-Trace tutorial web page
* Will upload this week
D. Accelerometer test rig results by 11/05/03

2. This week's items
A. Microstrain gyros and accelerometers
* Recreate Rares' results from his tutorials
* Data to be used as ground truth
B. Details of Murata piezo gyro vs. Analog Devices' gyro

3. Action items for next week
A. 10 min. group presentation 11/12/03 on rate gyros
as well as results from 1B, 1D and 2A