from: 19Apr00 at 3:00pm
with: Alex, Chris, Sunil, Chanop, Jordan, Peter, Thomas, Samer
Status on individual activities
Peter is chasing the ControlShell software and Tornado shell load problem.
Chanop is developing his Thruster Controller software in C and integer for 68332 execution. Investigating hard real-time execution of the controller loop using Posix timers.
Jordan is finishing his off-line Kalman Filter software. On-line software will be developed after further analysis.
Sunil's Operator Interface GUI for tele-operation was reviewed. It needs an abort control and to show desired sub position before sending the command. The yaw control should be shown in degrees.
Chris distributed an example Makefile that should be used as a template for the Kambara software modules,
Samer to meet with Chanop at 1400 on Wednesdays. Undergraduates to meet Samer after the Kambara meeting.
Next Meeting: 1500 Wednesday, May 3rd
New Action Items
Peter to acquire a camcorder with polaroid filter and waterproof case.
Peter to continue 68332 Load and Go software development.
Peter to resolve software development issues and implement centralised software library management. This includes creating operating system and processor specific sub-directories.
Peter to add stereo camera placement to pre-dive checklist.
Peter to instruct Jordan in the software development standard.
Chanop to obtain a fixed-point math C library.
Previous Action Items
Peter to generate both Tornado 1 and Tornado 2 kernels for Kambara.
Luke to add a battery voltage input to the ADC channels.
Harley to replace the epoxy in the bottom tube with Loctite. Loctite has been received.
Some items to do:
Purchase vent for shed
Paint new cart
Robotics Project at the ANU Robotic Systems Laboratory