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, 1220 and 1300. 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 1202

 Time       Sponsor    

8:00      AP Lazer
Project: Carriage Table Design Optimization

8:30       General Motors
Project: Baja SAE CVT Dynamometer

9:00       DENSO
Project: Design of Portable Ignition Test Bench

9:30        DENSO
Project: Pressure Chamber to Measure Ignition Energy

10:00     Ingersoll Rand – Trane
Project: Ganged Door Handle Redesign

10:30      Ranir
Project: Semi-Automated Dental Floss Assembly

11:00      Kautex Textron
Project: Replacing Validation Testing of Fuel Tanks with CAE

Schedule of Presentations

Engineering Building Room 1220

 Time       Sponsor  

8:00       Consumers Energy
Project: Gas Regulation Noise Reduction

8:30       Peckham
Project: Mechanical Coupling for Autonomous Train

9:00       Meijer
Project: Automated Swapping of Bottle Collection Bins

9:30       Ingersoll Rand – Trane
Project: Fan Isolation and Attenuation Device

10:00      Ingersoll Rand – Trane
Project: Optimized Diffusion of AHU Fan Discharge

10:30       Tenneco
Project: Diesel Exhaust Fluid Heater and Reactor

11:00       Siemans
Project: Cryogenic Pipe Thermo-Mechanical Support

Schedule of Presentations

Engineering Building Room 1300

 Time       Sponsor 

8:00       Michigan AgrAbility
Project: Design of a Muck Bucket Dolly

8:30       Hitachi
Project: Test Stand for Variable Valve Timing

9:00       Fraunhofer
Project: Fixture for Thin Film Application to Spheres

9:30     James Dyson Foundation
Project: Inclusive Sports Wheelchair

10:00      Marathon
Project: Tee Ball Batter Assist Device

10:30      Heartwood School
Project: Adaptive Sports Ball Launcher

11:00       Bosch
Project: Welding Apparatus for Turbo Waste Gate Lever