Conceptual Design


Preliminary Design

Design Calculations

CAD mock-ups


Detailed Design

MOI calculations

MOI measurements

The unicycle was hung from a fibular pendulum to measure it's moment of inertia. Calculations based on the period of oscillation indicate that the unicycle has an inertia of approximately 0.19kgm^2. (The previous calculations showed that the inertia would be approximately 0.25kgm^2).



Design Calculations


Gears: Technobots

Motors: Technobots

Bearings: RS Components

Small timing pulley and belt: RS Components

Large timing pulley: waterjet cut on the department's machine



Motor advice

Gearbox Advice