SmartChef Automated Cooking System

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Author: SmartChef
The SmartChef is a home automated cooking system aimed to assist the physically disabled by helping them regain a more independent lifestyle. The main objective of the system is to prepare rudimentary meals with limited human interaction. The SmartChef system includes four distinct processes: dispensing ingredients, heating and mixing the ingredients, and finally serving the meal onto a plate. We strive to create an effective and safe product, such that it is appropriate for domestic use with little risk to the customer. Thus in addition to the aforementioned functions, our system includes safety mechanisms should the system fail during runtime. The requirements for the automated cooking system, as proposed by the SmartChef team, are described in this functional specification. 
Undergraduate Engineering students are required to complete a group-based, two-course capstone sequence: ENSC 405W and ENSC 440.  Groups form company structures and create an innovative product that potentially acts as a solution to a real-life problem.  This collection archives the following assignments: proposal, design specifications, requirements specifications, and proof of concept.
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