Documents

Below are important documents regarding the design, development, and implementation of Team 20’s vertiGrow.

Deliverables

Project Proposal and Feasibility Study

The Project Proposal and Feasibility Study (PPFS) is meant to contain an elaborate analysis concerning the feasibility and design of the vertical farming system.  vertiGrow’s PPFS will be posted December 12, 2016. View the PPFS.

Final Design Report

The design report covers the design, calculations, and report changes and modifications to design throughout the prototyping process.  View vertiGrow’s Final Design Report.

Presentations

Presentation 1

The first presentation was given on October 24 by Toby Dalla Santa and Jonathan Manni. This introductory presentation introduces the problem, identifies the customer, and explains how the Christian faith is integrated into this project. View this presentation.

Presentation 2

The second presentation was given on December 7 by Matt Cok and Matthew Lenko. This presentation restates the problem, presents critical research, identifies key decisisions and obstacles, and explains the next steps for this project. View this presentation.

Presentation 3

The third presentation was given on March 17 by Matt Cok and Matthew Lenko. Content centered on significant design changes and testing results from the first two months of the spring semester as well as challenges that must be overcome in order to successfully complete the project. View this presentation.

Presentation 4

The fourth and final presentation was given on April 28 Toby Dalla Santa and Jonathan Manni. The presentation reviewed the year’s work, including design alternatives, design decisions, and final prototype results. Conclusions and future work were discussed and thanks given for those who contributed to the team’s final prototype. View this presentation.

Senior Design Night Presentation

The following presentation was prepared for Senior Design Night on May 6 to recap the project. All members participated and shared their work, focusing on design decisions and prototyping results. Pictures and photos were emphasized to convey the design process and the functioning of the final prototype. View this presentation.

Additional Information

Small Poster

Introduces the team. View this poster.

Project Poster for Friday’s at Calvin

November poster introducing the project. View this poster.

Team Blurb

Project prototype brief. View this poster.

Senior Design Night Media

Senior design night poster recapping the project.  View this poster.

Slideshow with pictures and video taken throughout the semester.  View this video.