2004 Overall Budget

The Majority of the components for this year's competition have been installed, the following is the projected budget as of June 08, 2004. For a complete list of materials and costs, Please see the Bill of Materials.

Electrical
CPU, Depth Sensor, DAC, Li-Po batteries, DVL, Altimiter, Cameras, Subconn Cables, Floating Wireless, DC/DC Converters
$9,654
Mechanical Chassis, Thrusters, Component Mounts, Acrylic Shells, Dry Acrylic Tubes and Aluminum EndCaps, Tooling, Z-Intake Plastic, Raw Aluminum, Hardware, Anodizing
$11,212
Design Supplies for manual rendering, animation
Donated
Testing SCUBA equipment rental, etc, Construction of Targets, LED, Accoustic Beacon
$300
Laboratory Supplies Machine tools, interface equipment, testing equipment, supplies
Free
Travel to Competition Equipment, students and advisor(s) transport to San Diego, CA
$9,500
Summer pay for Three students Cover minimal expenses for work on autonomous 6-DOF control of unmanned underwater vehicle
$12,000
Industry Assistance Machining of parts too large for Undergraduate Machine Shop
$2,500
Total projected as of June 2004
$45,166

Financial Support

For this year's competition, the 2003 Duke Robotics Team AUV has received the following financial support:

Organization Location Support Value
Duke University Robotics Durham, NC Leftover money from last year's account
$1,000
Subconn San Diego, CA Donation of Cable Supplies
$2,300
AUVSI San Diego, CA Reward from 2003 AUV Competition (3rd Place)
$?
Duke Engineering Alumni Association Duke University Monetary Donation
$6,000
Duke University Durham, NC Facilities for fabrication and testing including lab space and access to pools.
N/A
Private Alumni Donations - Duke Alumni Private Monetary Donation
$25,000
RD Instruments San Diego, CA Discounted price for Workhorse 1200 DVL
$12,000
American Standard - Monetary Donation
$5,000
Lord Foundation Durham, NC Research Grant
$12,000
Deep Ocean Engineering San Leandro, CA Consulting, Podding of Connectors
$2,000
Open - -
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Total Financial Support as of June, 2004:
$65,050