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The University of Akron - 2016

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Student Projects

Student Design Projects Description

Seniors design projects. Students are expected to solicit sponsors from local suppliers. Academic requirements include a design report, a cost report, and an analysis prior to construction of project. Projects undergo rigorous evaluation. In some instances Design Teams compete against teams from other universities.

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Lunar robot design

CIVIL ENGINEERING
ASCE: Concrete canoe
ASCE: Steel bridge

CHEMICAL ENGINEERING
AIChE: Car design team
AIChE: Soil remediation

ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING
IEEE: Handicap people projects (design projects sponsored by Edwin Shaw Hospital)
IEEE: Micro-mouse robotics project

MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
BAJA Car
Cargo Aircraft
Formula Car
Formula Electric Car
Human Powered Vehicle
NASA Robotic Mining Competition Team
Rocket Team