Hephaestus arrives at the 2005 IGVC

 
 
 

Work area for Team Hephaestus and Team Warrior, before teams arrive

 
 
 

Work area after team arrival

 
 
 

On Friday, the tent flooded... That looks safe!

 
 
 

Team members discuss the Control System

 
 
 

The Mechanical team rushes to rebuild Hephaestus for the presentation

 
 
 

Last minute presentation preparations

 
 
 

Josh Vetter presents Hephaestus to IGVC Judges

 
 
 

Judges inspect Hephaestus after the presentation

 
 
 

Josh and Lei working on their laptops

 
 
 

Leonard makes sure the Power Box is intact

 
 
 

Hephaestus is in for drivetrain repairs

 
 
 

Layout of the Drivetrain chains

 
 
 

Side view of the steering and drive chains

 
 
 

Ono makes sure the LED's work properly (They do!)

 
 
 

Lei Wang (Under Box) tests his Image Processing

 
 
 

Dr. Rayess supervises the team...

 
 
 

The team works on control algorithims, somewhere between 11am Sunday and 6am Monday

 
 
 

Team Hephaestus hard at work

 
 
 

Josh Vetter and Dr. Mohan discuss strategy

 
 
 

Members of the 2004 Team Hephaestus visit

 
 
 

After a full night of hard work, Hephaestus lies dead, with a broken steering motor.

 
 
 

Some of the teams at the 2005 IGVC

 
 
 

The Hephaestus members still awake after working throughout the night...

 
 
 

IGVC Sample Course

 
 
 

IGVC Sample Course

 
 
 

IGVC Sample Course

 
 
 

IGVC Sample Course

 
 
 

IGVC Sample Course

 
 
 

IGVC Sample Course

 
 
 

IGVC Sample Course

 
 
 

2005 University of Detroit Mercy Team Hephaestus

 
 
 

2005 University of Detroit Mercy Team Hephaestus, with ECE Chair, Dr. Al-Holou.

 
 
 
 
 
All material within this website is Copyright 2005 Team Hephaestus, unless otherwise noted