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== Problem Analysis and Criteria ==
 
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| Functions for 5 months
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| Design must withstand daily use for 5 months.
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| Design must be to incorporate different styles and sizes of bikes to run the system.
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| Power output generated
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== Final Design ==
 
== Final Design ==
 
=== Materials ===
 
=== Materials ===

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Background

Abstract

The Bicycle Energy Generator will use kinetic energy supplied through a mechanical system and return usable DC current by means of a direct current energy generator. Direct current will then run through an electrical circuit and eventually be stored in a bank of marine batteries. This battery bank will provide a source of usable energy for the Water Pod community. Keywords:

Problem Analysis and Criteria

Criteria Weight Description
Safety 10 Must be designed to support a person up to 300lbs and allow the cyclist to ride without being harmed.
Functions for 5 months 10 Design must withstand daily use for 5 months.
Cost 9 Entire design must cost less than $300.
Shippability 8 The System must be able to be shipped through mail from California to New York, considering the size, shape, and weight of the design.
Compatibility with other Bicycles 8 Design must be to incorporate different styles and sizes of bikes to run the system.
Power output generated 7 Design must be able to produce an adequate amount of energy for the WaterPod's daily use.
Aesthetically Pleasing 6 Design must look professional.
Educational value 5 Design must provide visitors with an educational experience.

Final Design

Materials

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Possible alternative materials

Tools

Skills needed

Estimated time of construction

Costs

Technical specifications including a schematic (CAD, pictures of the device).

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D.I.Y.

Location

References

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