Mechanical Engineering


Team Project Exhibits

The Mechanical Engineering capstone projects are on exhibit in the Engineering Building from 8:00 a.m. until noon. The exhibits are located in the 1200 hallway.

Admission is free and open to the public. Visitors are welcome.

Team Presentations

Throughout the morning, the capstone teams give formal presentations in Engineering Building Rooms 1202, 1208 and 1220. The team that produces the most outstanding technical design project is presented with the Thomas Alva Edison Design Award; the team that gives the best technical project presentation receives the ME 481 Project Presentation Award.

Schedule of Presentations

Engineering Building Room 1208

 Time       Sponsor    

8:30       Marathon
Project: Tool for Extracting Seized Pump Seals

9:00       Eaton
Project: Door Actuator Design for Multiple Tolerances

9:30        Bosch
Project: Fixture for Disassembly of Large Fuel Injectors

10:00       Bosch
Project: Dynamometer for DC Motor Testing

10:30       General Motors
Project: Multifunctional Floor Mats for Vehicles

11:00       Meritor
Project: Composite-Material Axle-Bowl Cover

11:30       Whirlpool
Project: Design of Appliances for Recyclability

Schedule of Presentations

Engineering Building Room 1220

 Time       Sponsor  

8:30       Heartwood School
Project: Multi-Purpose Ball-Launching Mechanism

9:00       Heartwood School
Project: Floor-to-Seat Personal Elevation System

9:30       Heartwood School
Project: Classroom Chair with Proprioceptive Feedback

10:00       U.S. Steel
Project: Hydraulic Wrench for Large Retaining Nuts

10:30       ArcelorMittal
Project: On-Site Treatment of Caustic Wastewater

11:00       General Motors
Project: Apparatus to Test Vehicle Fuel Fill Pipes

11:30       Ingersoll Rand
Project: Optimization of a Commercial HVAC System