Rehabilitation Platform for animals

Rehabilitation Platform for animals

Rehabilitation Platform for animals

Year: 2019

Type: Prototype, Research

Collaboration: Space is More, Wrocław University of Technology

Authors: Kamil Bęś, Aleksander Bojda, Michał Pelczarski

MaMBA racks

MaMBA racks

MaMBA racks

Year: 2018

Type: Research, Engineering and Ergonomic Study, IAC Conference Presentation

Team: Christiane Heinicke, Leszek Orzechowski, Agata Mintus

 

 

The concept of the rack system was created for the MaMBA laboratory module design. The main idea was to propose a modular system, that could be easily adjusted to the function of the module and to different activities performed in the laboratory. The presented design is based on a scissor mechanism, that could be the structural frame of the racks. It allows the equipment to be easily disassembled and compactly stored during launches or when not used. 

The dimensions of the racks are dictated by the ergonomic requirements for laboratory and workshop spaces. There are two types – standing, with countertop and hanging, which could be located below the ceiling or connected to the modules below to form a column. Space of each module could be used for different purposes, such as storage, experiments, liquids and gas containers. Moreover, the side and back surfaces could be equipped with a panel of various plugs and valves allowing the racks to be connected to the installations on the walls and in between the modules.

Aeroponic Unit

Aeroponic Unit

Aeroponic Unit

Year: 2017

Type: Engineering research

Team: Joanna Kuźma, Leszek Orzechowski, Arkadiusz Mirecki, Justyna Wojtaczka

Project founded from the program Climate-KIC

The aeroponic unit is a modular indoor installation for plants cultivation. It uses the soilless farming system and special nourishment. The growth is stimulated by the artificial LED lighting with optimal full spectrum.

Aeroponic unit is equipped with a light sensor that adjusts the artificial luminous flux so that the luminous flux delivered to the plants is always the same – regardless of external conditions like sun or other source of artificial light. The unit also has the ability to control the irrigation cycle and is equipped with a EC meter, pH meter and water level sensor.

Most commercially available aeroponic installations do not take into account aesthetic considerations, so they are not a decorative element. Because of that the aim of the project is to create an aesthetic installation simple to use, but giving the opportunity to conduct research and control the conditions of plant growth.

The system is currently developed and tested in the LunAres Research Station.