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    

7:00      MSU Solar Racing Team
Project: Feasibility of a Titanium Solar Car Chassis

7:30       MSU Adaptive Sports & Recreation Club
Project: Redesign Equipment Trailer

8:00      ArcelorMittal
Project: Steel Coil Stretch Wrap Machine

8:30       Ingersoll Rand – Trane
Project: Indoor CSAA Unit Shipping Protection

9:00     Swagelok
Project: Custom Solutions Fixture Design

9:30        USS Battleship New Jersey
Project: Modeling Steering & Propulsion Systems

10:00     MSU Department of Mechanical Engineering
Project: Device to Prep Exams for Electronic Scanning

10:30     Michigan AgrAbility
Project: Folding Tractor Step Overlay

11:00     McLaren Greater Lansing
Project: Rehabilitation Services Leg Press

11:30     MSU MTRAC
Project: Mechanized Plug Injection System

Schedule of Presentations

Engineering Building Room 1220

 Time       Sponsor  

7:30       MSU Department of Theatre
Project: Theater Deck Winch

8:00       Fiat Chrysler Automobiles
Project: Seat Bracket

8:30      Fiat Chrysler Automobiles
Project: Automated Goniometer

9:00       National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory
Project: LaBr Detector, Half Ball NERO, DSSD Detector

9:30       Environmental Protection Agency
Project: PHEV Smart Charger

10:00       Heartwood School/Ingham ISD
Project: Therapeutic Mechanical Pony Enhancements

10:10      NASA/Arizona State University (Note: This presentation takes place in Room 2205)
Project: Neutral Flux Probe Traversing Mechanism (Joint project with ECE)

10:30       Heartwood School/Ingham ISD
Project: Single Motion Stamp Press

11:00     MSU Baja Racing Team
Project: Custom Brake Calipers & Validation

11:30     MSU Entomology
Project: Quick Connection System for Solid Set Canopy Delivery System

Schedule of Presentations

Engineering Building Room 1300

 Time       Sponsor 

7:30       Salt Yoga
Project: Yoga Tone Yoga Belt

8:00      MSU Department of Theatre
Project: Revolving Stage Turntable

8:30       McLaren Greater Lansing
Project: Rehabilitation Gym Adjustable Car

9:00      Fiat Chrysler Automobiles
Project: Multi-Body Simulation of Tire/Soft Soil Interface

9:30        MSU Recycling Center (Joint with ECE 480)
Project: Automated Recycling Collection

10:00      Gerdau Special Steel North America
Project: Heat Treat Furnace Rolls

10:30      Hitachi Automotive Systems, Inc.
Project: Tabletop Wind Tunnel

11:00       Whirlpool Corporation
Project: Small Space Dryer

11:30       TERPHANE
Project: New Packaging Design Development