Lucien Renaud

R&D Engineer

Category: Mechanics

DJI Gimbal FOC

The aim of this project is to be able to use the 3-axis DJI gimbal with a custom open source controller like SimpleFOC. This high quality gimbal is very tiny and easy to find as a replacement part which makes it very suitable for DIY projects. Pinout identification The Gimbal is composed of a flex […]

PCB Milling Workflow

In-house PCB milling can be a very good alternative than ordering PCB from a foreign supplier. Especially when a short time is required for trying a prototype. Here is the workflow I follow and the main tools I use to achieve PCB. Gcode preparation From the electronic CAD software, it is necessary to generate the […]

Robotics Archaeology Exploration

As part of the Scanpyramids project, INRIA is working on finding solutions for minimally invasive exploration technique of the great pyramids of Egypt.

The suggested idea is to drill a hole of 2,5 inch (38mm) diameter and deploy robots to explore the new recently discovered cavities.

My work is to design and manufacture from scratch robots that can deploy threw this hole sensors, such as cameras, lidars, flying robots etc

Emergency Drug Filling System

This project was made in 2016 for my final internship in the NHS Tayside Hospital, in order to get my Industrial engineering degree from INSA in France and my MSc in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Dundee in Scotland. Download Poster Download Full Report Background Every year, 5 000 babies are born at Ninewells […]

HDD Persistent Vision Clock This project was made in 2013, I was around 19. My methods and material where quite primitive at that time… How it works The spinning disk of the drive is cut with number shape from 0 to 9 and one separator. To avoid vibration and noise, an extra hole is present to preserve the […]

Homemade 3 Axis CNC

In 2012, I had the idea and the motivation to build a CNC machine by finding randomly a website that sells 3 axis CNC made of wood. id-conception It is where I took inspiration for my design. This was probably my first big project. The base The main structure is made of wood, the axis […]