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 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       Consumer’s Energy
Project: Solar Heater for Educational Demonstrations

8:50       Meritor
Project: Design of an Air Chamber Bracket Assembly

9:10       Meritor
Project: Electric Shift Mechanisms for Transfer Cases

9:30       Eaton
Project: Composite Tube Manufacturing Process Design

9:50       US Steel
Project: Design of a Mold Flux Feeder for a Steel Caster

10:10       Break

10:30       Ingersoll Rand
Project: Improved Assembly of HVAC Equipment

10:50       ArcelorMittal
Project: Design of Improved Hot Strip Mill Slab Buggies

11:10       Whirlpool
Project: Basket Design for a Top-Load Washing Machine

11:30       Whirlpool
Project: Heat Exchanger Design for a Top-Load Washer

Schedule of Presentations

Engineering Building Room 1220

 Time       Sponsor 

8:30       Stryker
Project: Hospital Bed Extender Design and Optimization

8:50       Bosch
Project: Gas Response Test System for Exhaust Sensors

9:10        Ford
Project: Design of a Steering Column Gap-Hider System

9:30       GM
Project: Design of Active and Passive Cabin Ventilation

9:50       GE
Project: Design of a Mobile Breast Imaging Unit

10:10       Break

10:30       AFRL
Project: Solid State Aerial Surveillance Gimbal Design

10:50       Dow
Project: Fabrication of a Reverse Osmosis Filter

11:10       Union Pacific
Project: Improved Design of Air Hose Connections

11:30       Alcoa
Project: Been Seed Dryer for Central American Farmers