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      NSCL
Project: Development of Neutron Detector Frames

8:00      Consumers Energy
Project: Natural Gas Compressor Turbocharger Study

8:30       DENSO
Project: Procedure for Ignition Energy Measurements

9:00       DENSO
Project: Design of a High Ignition System

9:30        The James Dyson Foundation
Project: Hand Cycle Propulsion Adapter Production Prototype

10:00   The James Dyson Foundation
Project: Hand Cycle Propulsion Adapter – Reverse Gear

10:30     Ingersoll Rand – Trane
Project: Shipping Split Protection

11:00     Ingersoll Rand – Trane
Project: Shipping Support Redesign

11:30     Ingersoll Rand – Trane
Project: VDF Stand Cost Reduction

Schedule of Presentations

Engineering Building Room 1220

 Time       Sponsor  

8:00       EPA
Project: HVAC Monitoring and Display System

8:30       Detroit Bikes
Project: Bike Spoke Tension Meter Calibration Stand

9:00       Hanson Logistics
Project: Prevention of Damaged and Dumped Pallets in Freezer Environments

9:30       Dynamotive
Project: Self-Powered Water Circulator

10:00      Stryker
Project: Stretcher Ride Characterization & Improvement Methods

10:30       ArcelorMittal
Project: Rotating Mount for Vision Sensor

11:00       Bosch
Project: Fixture for Turbo Disassembly

11:30       BorgWarner
Project: Electrically-Assisted Engine Oil Pump

Schedule of Presentations

Engineering Building Room 1300

 Time       Sponsor 

8:00       Pratt & Miller
Project: Formula SAE Active Four-Wheel Steering

8:30       MSU Department of Entomology
Project: Self-Purging Manifold for SSCDS

9:00       Ford
Project: Interior Vehicle Air Quality Measurement System

9:30        Ranir
Project: Semi-Automated Dental Floss Assembly

10:00      Roberts Sinto
Project: Accumulation Conveyor Off-Center Tooling

10:30      Heartwood School, Ingham ISD
Project: Adjustable Workstand

11:00       Heartwood School, Ingham ISD
Project: Personal Lift System

11:30       Hitachi
Project: PCB Thermal Vias – FEA Investigation