Rocky the Robot

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This past semester, I was enrolled in Mechanical Design. The goal of the course was to design, manufacture, code, and demo a search and rescue robot. The robot needed to pick up a medicine kit, drive through an obstacle course … Read More

Thermoforming Machine

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For the past ten weeks, my design class has been building a thermoforming machine from scratch. Thermoforming is a very useful process where a sheet of plastic is heated and draped over a mold, then the air is vacuumed out … Read More

Boxlift Crane

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In my Engineering Design class, we were challenged to build boxlift cranes that could lift 500 pounds at a distance of 28 inches from a central pole. The cranes were to be built with a maximum of 3 pounds of … Read More

MiniStation is Complete!

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After nine hard weeks of work, I completed the MiniStation for QuakeFinder. The MiniStation successfully records and reports Ion Sensor data via a wireless internet connection, and QuakeFinder has decided to order parts for twenty MiniStations! The MiniStation comes with … Read More

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