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by vjindal
April 10th, 2018, 3:07 am
Forum: Helicopters C
Topic: Helicopters C
Replies: 244
Views: 62592

Re: Helicopters C

Very very impressive. Did you guys find any modifications to the FFM kit to be helpful, or were you able to get a 3 minute time without modding the original plans? Here are a few: 1. Don't put any CF Tow on the horizontal spreaders. 2. Sand down ribs as much as possible. 3. Sand down the edges on t...
by vjindal
April 1st, 2018, 2:19 pm
Forum: Helicopters C
Topic: Helicopters C
Replies: 244
Views: 62592

Re: Helicopters C

https://youtu.be/nn-x44gB0oA This is our helicopters journey this year. Let me know if you have any questions! Dang, that's really impressive!! How did you get such a significant jump from like 1:15 to over 3 minutes? :O Like what do you think was the most important factor for increasing your time ...
by vjindal
March 31st, 2018, 7:50 am
Forum: Helicopters C
Topic: Helicopters C
Replies: 244
Views: 62592

Re: Helicopters C

Blonded wrote:
vjindal wrote:https://youtu.be/nn-x44gB0oA

This is our helicopters journey this year.

Let me know if you have any questions!

Very pleasant video to watch!
Will you be competing in SciOly next year again?
Yep! I'm a junior this year.

And thanks!
by vjindal
March 30th, 2018, 1:41 pm
Forum: Helicopters C
Topic: Helicopters C
Replies: 244
Views: 62592

Re: Helicopters C

https://youtu.be/nn-x44gB0oA

This is our helicopters journey this year.

Let me know if you have any questions!
by vjindal
January 28th, 2018, 3:15 pm
Forum: Mousetrap Vehicle C
Topic: Mousetrap Vehicle C
Replies: 602
Views: 95381

Re: Mousetrap Vehicle C

cubes wrote: 2) Is there a forum for crave the wave? I need some help with the wave equation but can't find any forums. regionals is in 3 weeks so I'm kind of panicking.
Crave the Wave is not an event this year, however Optics is
by vjindal
January 24th, 2018, 4:46 pm
Forum: Mousetrap Vehicle C
Topic: Mousetrap Vehicle C
Replies: 602
Views: 95381

Re: Mousetrap Vehicle C

The button is simply pressing the release on one of the traps. No external button necessary (unless you want to have both release bars set before you release). Even if you want to have both traps set before release, you do not need an external button. The pencil can be held sideways so that you can...
by vjindal
January 24th, 2018, 1:11 pm
Forum: Mousetrap Vehicle C
Topic: Mousetrap Vehicle C
Replies: 602
Views: 95381

Re: Mousetrap Vehicle C

Mousetrap Vehicle Past Threads: 2010 , 2011 , 2012 , 2013 can you point me in the right direction for adding a button to start the mousetrap vehicle? Thanks The button is simply pressing the release on one of the traps. No external button necessary (unless you want to have both release bars set bef...
by vjindal
January 23rd, 2018, 5:45 pm
Forum: 2018 Lab Events
Topic: Thermodynamics B/C
Replies: 857
Views: 116718

Re: Thermodynamics B/C

arv101 wrote:How close are you guys getting to your actual final temperature with predictions at competitions? Some people are like 0.2 degrees off whereas others are 10-15 degrees off?
At MIT we were 1.2 degrees C low with our prediction.
by vjindal
January 23rd, 2018, 3:48 pm
Forum: 2018 Lab Events
Topic: Thermodynamics B/C
Replies: 857
Views: 116718

Re: Thermodynamics B/C

Anyone know the top device scores at MIT? I heard some top teams went for ice bonus
by vjindal
January 23rd, 2018, 3:42 pm
Forum: Helicopters C
Topic: Helicopters C
Replies: 244
Views: 62592

Re: Helicopters C

SluffAndRuff wrote:Seems like Ward Melville won, I wonder if that is "vjindal" who posted earlier on the forum.
We got a raw time of 3:03 at MIT

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