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    

7:30      Slabtown Paper Shapes
Project: Cat Scratch Saw

8:00      Slabtown Paper Shapes
Project: Corrugate Sheet Transfer System

8:30       EPA
Project: Test Article Tracking System

9:00       Meritor
Project: Gogan Fixture Design for Brake Lining Blocks

9:30        Ford
Project: Chassis Dynamometer Vehicle Restraint System

10:00      Tenneco
Project: Liquid Gas Separator Test Bench

10:30      Ingersoll Rand – Trane
Project: Fan Isolation and Attenuation Device

11:00      Ingersoll Rand – Trane
Project: Casting Stiffeners of Air Handling Units

11:30       Detroit Bikes
Project: Bicycle Frame Preparation Machine

12:00      General Motors
Project: Baja SAE CVT Dynamometer

Schedule of Presentations

Engineering Building Room 1220

 Time       Sponsor  

7:30       MSU Sailing Center
Project: Portable Mechanical Sailing Dinghy Simulator

8:00       Hitachi
Project: Water Pump Durability Test Stand

8:30       Packsize
Project: Variable Corrugate Box Stacker

9:00       Fiat Chrysler
Project: Effect of Drive Patterns on Transmission Design

9:30       Ford
Project: Dynamic Joint Friction – Driveshaft Applications

10:00      Fiat Chrysler
Project: Flexible Interior Storage

10:30       Whirlpool
Project: Refrigerator Door Design – Storage Flexibility

11:00       ArcelorMittal
Project: Sampling Sleeve Disposal for Molten Steel

11:30       ArcelorMittal
Project: Sampling Sleeve Disposal for Molten Steel

Schedule of Presentations

Engineering Building Room 1300

 Time       Sponsor 

7:30       Peckham
Project: Seam Sealing Assistive Device

8:00       Heartwood School
Project: Therapeutic Mechanical Pony

8:30       Heartwood School
Project: A Variety of  Aids for Impaired Children

9:00       Michigan AgrAbility
Project: Adjustable Hand Lever

9:30       Whirlpool
Project: Under Counter Icemaker

10:00      Whirlpool
Project: Under Counter Icemaker

10:30      MSU Adaptive Sports & Recreation Club
Project: Hand-Cycle Propulsion Adapter

11:00       Bosch
Project: Welding Fixture for Turbo Wastegate Lever

11:30       Fiat Chrysler
Project: Composite Low Cost/Low Weight Jack