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Team 12

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Faculty Advisor

Nishanth Sode
Xavier Amos
Oliver Bogan
David Bielawski

Ryan O'Connor

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Analyzing Digital Outputs of an Ultra-low Freezer

Industrial Internet of Things (IIOT) is a new technology that allows machinery to transmit information such as real time status, diagnostics and operational data. The goal of this project is to monitor the temperature of an ultra low freezer, record the information in a database with real time data, look for trends within the data to predict variations, and alert the customer before the system is out of control. Deliverables for the project will include cost benefit analysis, architecture diagram, landscape document of sensors, selection of equipment, data analysis and development of the alert system. Given the amount of freedom in order to design our system, initial research was daunting due to the  amount of information available.the completion of the aforementioned milestones guided us in the right direction in order to create an IIOT system that meets the requirements provided by Sikorsky.

Sikorsky Aircraft is an American aircraft manufacturer based in Stratford, Connecticut. Now under the ownership of Lockheed Martin, Sikorsky provides aircrafts to all five branches of the U.S. armed forces along with military services and commercial operators in 40 nations.

When manufacturing aircrafts a sealant is used to bind external components of an aircraft in order to provide structural support and protection from harsh environments. A new commercially available sealant is currently being used in the production process which is lighter than previously used sealants. This new sealant must be stored at -80F. Our goal for this project is to design a system to monitor deviation from calculated control limits, trigger an alarm when out of specification both electronically and via a physical device, and proactively look for trends in the current data that would alert relevant parties to a possible failure event.