Meeting Summary
from: 19Apr00 at 3:00pm 
with: Alex, Chris, Sunil, Chanop, Jordan, Peter, Thomas, Samer

  • Status on individual activities

  • Status

  • 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

  • Underwater Robotics Project at the ANU Robotic Systems Laboratory
    By David Wettergreen<>
    Last modified: