Team:Cornell/project/drylab/test

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<h5>Continuous</h5>
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<h5>Inlet</h5>
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Pollution events can be hard to spot, making discrete testing inadequate as well as expensive. Monitoring water quality is a 24 hour job.
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Water flows into our system, providing a sample to test water quality.
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Industrial water monitoring is needed in remote and rugged terrain. In order to be applicable in these terrains, our device should be durable, water-proof. Being out in the field also means all food for bacteria and power for electronics must be provided by the device itself.  
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Prevents foreign microbes from entering and contaminating our reactor.
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To collect data in isolated locations, wireless communication is essential. This requires digital conversion of signals from our bacteria, so that it can be transmitted to the user and accessed online.  
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Move water and food to and from the reactor.
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Resist corrosion and set flow rates to the optimal level.
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<h5>Reactors</h5>
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To monitor water quality in a truly continuous fashion, our device must be able to sustain itself without maintenance for long periods of time. Frequent maintenance is impractical.
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House bacteria that produce electrical current in response to toxins.
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<h5>Food Tanks</h5>
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Supply our bacteria with lactate to keep them alive.
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Record bacterial current and transmit data wirelessly to the user.
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<h5>Battery</h5>
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Keeps our device running.
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<h5>Solar Panel</h5>
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Extends the longevity of our device by providing extra power.
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<h5>Filter</h5>
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Prevents our microbes from leaving the device.
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<h5>Outlet</h5>
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Water flows back to the source.
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<h5>Support</h5>
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Keeps the device safe from weather, rocks, and, of course, bears.
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<h5>Safe</h5>
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<h5>The Full Device</h5>
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Releasing modified organisms into the environment is a threat to both human health and biodiversity. To be field-deployable, our device must integrate multiple safeguards against escape and gene transfer.
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In all of its glory.
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Revision as of 19:06, 14 November 2012

How It Works

Scroll over each number to find out more about the components of our device!
Inlet
Water flows into our system, providing a sample to test water quality.
Filter
Prevents foreign microbes from entering and contaminating our reactor.
Pumps
Move water and food to and from the reactor.
Piping and Calibration
Resist corrosion and set flow rates to the optimal level.
Reactors
House bacteria that produce electrical current in response to toxins.
Food Tanks
Supply our bacteria with lactate to keep them alive.
Electronics
Record bacterial current and transmit data wirelessly to the user.
Battery
Keeps our device running.
Solar Panel
Extends the longevity of our device by providing extra power.
Filter
Prevents our microbes from leaving the device.
Outlet
Water flows back to the source.
Support
Keeps the device safe from weather, rocks, and, of course, bears.
The Full Device
In all of its glory.