Water Gun Survey

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Water Gun Survey

Post by teamdiversity » Fri Feb 05, 2010 4:43 am

Hey guys,
We are students of the university of michigan, and as a part of our project we need to improve and analyze the functions of a water gun. To identify the problems of water gun and areas of improvement, we have prepared this survey and I request all you guys to please take this survey and help us.

Thanks guys
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Re: Water Gun Survey

Post by cantab » Fri Feb 05, 2010 7:41 am

Question 2 ought to allow multiple options to be chosen. Question 6, "How often" is missing "Once a summer" or similar.

Other than that, the survey is good. The questions are relevant and appropriate, and it's not over-long.

The usual problem with crank-action pumps is that it's hard to hold the gun steady when pumping. With a conventional linear pump, the pumping force is in the direction of firing, which makes
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Re: Water Gun Survey

Post by JuchTurtles » Fri Feb 05, 2010 3:11 pm

The survey's awesome! Same critisms as cantab, please note.
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Re: Water Gun Survey

Post by Drenchenator » Mon Feb 08, 2010 4:44 pm

The survey missed another crucial water gun metric: flow rate. It mentioned distance because didn't mention flow rate. From my experience, most people want a flow rate of between 2 to 15 oz/s, with about 5 to 7 being ideal for the most general use of a water gun.

What kind of class are you doing this for? I'm in an engineering design class right now, and I have to analyze and improve a hand-held jig saw. Your project seems similar in purpose to mine.
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Re: Water Gun Survey

Post by zeda.beta » Mon Feb 08, 2010 10:37 pm

And this survey wasn't complete without more choices on what kinds of water guns we use, because every person has a certain style.
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