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Engineering Report
12/13/2013 Evening
Chui Lee

Was Power Interrupted:
no
Time Of Power Outage:

Length Of Power Outage:

Diesel Fuel Level:
0.5
Propane Fuel Level:
.18
Gasoline Fuel Level:
1
Fuel Notes And Comments:

Atv Oil Quarts:
0
Car Oil Quarts:
3.25
Oil Notes And Comments:

Trailer Potable Water Level:
26.035
Trailer Potable Water Refilled:
no
Outside Potable Water Level:
45.212
Outside Potable Water Refilled:
no
Loft Potable Water Gallons:
55
Loft Potable Water Refilled:
yes
Potable Water Meter Reading:
70789.3
Greenhouse Notes And Comments:
61.3 degrees F
Telescope Used:
no
Observatory Notes And Comments:

Network Failed:
no
Network Throttled:
no
Network Signal Strength:
193 (14.12dB)
Network Download Allowane:
40
Network Notes And Comments:

Hvac Air Conditioner Used:
no
Hvac Furnace Used:
yes
Hvac Lab Wall Heater Used:
yes
Hvac Upper Deck Thermostat Setting:
75
Hvac Upper Deck Temperature Reading:
69
Hvac Lower Deck Thermostat Setting:
75
Hvac Lower Deck Temperature Reading:
52.23
Hvac Notes And Comments:

Hab Car Used:
no
Hab Car Oil Checked:
no
Hab Car Tire Status:
Good
Hab Car Odometer:
130703.2
Hab Car Notes And Comments:

Atv One Used:
no
Atv One Oil Checked:
no
Atv One Fuel Used Gals:
0
Atv One Tires Status:
Good
Atv One Hours Used Day:
0
Atv One Hours Used Year:
1.5
Atv One Notes And Comments:

Atv Two Used:
no
Atv Two Oil Checked:
no
Atv Two Fuel Used Gals:
0
Atv Two Tires Status:
Good
Atv Two Hours Used Day:
0
Atv Two Hours Used Year:
2.33
Atv Two Notes And Comments:

Atv Three Used:
no
Atv Three Oil Checked:
no
Atv Three Fuel Used Gals:
0
Atv Three Tires Status:
Good
Atv Three Hours Used Day:
0
Atv Three Hours Used Year:
1.58
Atv Three Notes And Comments:
Battery brought in for charging.
Atv Four Used:
no
Atv Four Oil Checked:
no
Atv Four Fuel Used Gals:
0
Atv Four Tires Status:
Good
Atv Four Hours Used Day:
0
Atv Four Hours Used Year:
.75
Atv Four Notes And Comments:
Battery brought in for charging.
Atv Five Used:
no
Atv Five Oil Checked:
no
Atv Five Fuel Used Gals:

Atv Five Tires Status:

Atv Five Hours Used Day:

Atv Five Hours Used Year:

Atv Five Notes And Comments:

Comments:
>> @ 12:45pm the crew noticed that the heater was blowing cool air. I checked the heat vents throughout the HAB and confirmed that no heat was blowing through the HAB. I switched off the breaker for the central air, then opened up the panel. I noticed that 2 wires came out. I re-wired them back to their original position and turned the breaker back on. The heat began to blow through the vents again. Switching the breaker off/on caused power in the HAB to flicker. During the process, the pump was turned on automatically without notice of the engineer. This caused the tank to overflow and some water to spill out. The water was cleaned up and the situation has been resolved.

>> @ 2:15pm the vents began to blow cool air again and the water pump was not pumping (no sound of water or any other feedback from the pump). I switched the breaker(s) off and on, the pump and the heater reset. By 2:50pm the heat turned off again. 

>> @ 3:30 to present the heat has stayed on.

>> ATV 3 and 4 are still not turning over, we brought in the batteries to try and charge them and see if this makes a difference. We did charge ATV 4 2 days ago but I am using a different charger in case the previous charger did not work. 

EVA Suit Testing:
Pack 10 During a flat EVA we found a few issues with the helmet and the pack. The air tubes for the pack do not have the same joints as the old packs, which is creating a large amount of torque on the female pipe that is attached to the helmet. This puts the helmet at risk for cracking (which other helmets seemed to show). Because of the increased tension, this caused the tubes to pop out of their position (from the pack). 
> The pack positioning on the frame was higher than the previous packs, which caused lots of discomfort as the weight is not distributed evenly. Despite working on the fans, the air was not blowing nearly as strong as the previous packs. Even if I opened up the bottom, I don't believe this would have increased the fan output. 
> The pack was incredibly sturdy and a lot more durable than the other packs
> The helmet circumference became invasive in regular procedures and comfort of the user. There was also a lack of support from the back of the helmet, thus causing the helmet to force the user's chin to their chest. We tried to tighten the tethers at the pack harness of the helmet to the pack frame but it the angle prevented the ability to pull the helmet up very much. 
> Overall, the user claimed that the pack caused soreness in his back, neck and traps due to the positioning and possible increased weight of the pack.
 

EngSupWater Report
12/13/2013
Chui Lee

Water Logging Date And Time:
12/13/2013, 6:22pm
Static Tank Level Before:
45.085
Water Meter Reading Before:
70766.2
Loft Tank Level Before:
30
Water Used During Fill:
no
Water Meter Reading After:
70789.3
Loft Tank Level After:
55
Static Tank Level After:
45.212
Static Tank Refilled:
yes
Trailer Tank Level Before:
26.035
Trailer Tank Level After:
N/A
Final Static Tank Level:
N/A