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    Alcaide, Alvin
    The goal of this project was to design and build an autonomous, 1:10th scale vehicle. The main focus of the design was the integration of GPS guidance, sensory feedback, and motor/servo controls. By benchmarking against industry standards and utilizin . . .
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    Bakker, Joe
    The design of a hovercraft is no different from the design of any other product. The following is a list of tasks that will look at the project from different areas, making sure to fully address every possible idea and create a great product. The firs . . .
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    Buckler, Andrew
    Current underwater towing devices do not allow a diver to go above the speed at which the diver's mask will be taken off by the water flow past the diver or when they will no longer be able to hold on to the device. The goal of the project will be to . . .
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    Anderson, Chris
    High altitude balloon launching has become a popular hobby in the US and abroad. The means of recovery of the data capsules has seen little or no improvement. The general method is GPS and/or radio beacon tracking which requires an extensive hunt into . . .
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    Entenmann, William
    The concept of the Off-Grid Battery Charger is to provide the capability to charge batteries without requiring an AC power source. In this paper we look at some different options of how to accomplish this goal, as well as the pros and cons of each via . . .
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    Ouiment, Steve M.
    For our senior project, we seek to solve a common problem in the action sports film industry. When filming action sports, a common type of filming technique is Point of View video. Usually a camera is attached to a helmet or another fixed point on the . . .
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    Ramos, Matthew
    This semester we focused on design parameters and specification required to develop our project. The tasks that were to be completed encompassed a great degree of brainstorming and information gathering on behalf of all members to make the process as . . .
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    McCoy, Sean
    This document describes and gives the specifications for the design project on the reciprocating engine. The document begins with the initial concepts for the project and then goes on to describe the concepts leading up to the final design of using an . . .
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    England, Robert
    This report is a design project for an Automation Trainer. The Engineering Technology Department at Cal Maritime needed a new trainer for the Automation Lab to train their students on how to use Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs). This process is t . . .
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    Stirzbecher, Mark
    This paper explores the development of parabolic solar concentration systems utilizing solar radiation heat transfer to create steam using water as the working fluid. By concentrating solar radiation rays onto a focal point, energy transfer is suffici . . .
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    Petrellese, Michael
    In order to reduce the dependence on fossil fuels for energy, a small-scale, lowprofile wind turbine designed specifically for large buildings in urban areas is designed and manufactured. The following report breaks down the viability of the turbine. . . .
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    Baptista, Sean
    The project is a remote operated vehicle capable of overcoming obstacles by accelerating vertically while having a horizontal velocity. The vehicle has a frame superstructure providing rigid protection for the internal components consisting of: mic . . .
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    Palmer, Sidney
    The objective of this project was to design a mobile, portable refrigeration unit operating at safe temperatures for cold food storage. The unit was modeled by working methodically through various concepts in an attempt to produce the best-fit desig . . .
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    Fairchild, Alex
    The world we live in today is riddled with polluting vehicles on both the land and water. We set out as a California Maritime Academy Mechanical Engineering Design Team to do our part for the environment by designing a craft that will easily propel a . . .
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    Denning, Zachary
    The purpose of this project was to use an existing remote controlled car as a test platform for compressed air propulsion, alternative energy storage, and hybrid regenerative braking. The size of this car, along with its modular design, made this pr . . .
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    Laperle, Ryan
    Based on the Marine Technology ROV Competition rules for 2008, we designed and built a remotely operated vehicle to maneuver underwater and to collect and store samples from simulated underwater thermal vents. The propulsion is accomplished by adaptin . . .
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    Corson, Nicole
    The goal of this project is to design and build a portable solar power plant. During discussion and brainstorming, it became apparent that photovoltaic solar cells would be the solar power technology of choice. The following report is a detailed descr . . .
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    Swenson, David
    The ancient Greek civilization was the first to recognize and develop ways to harness the clean and renewable energy produced by the force of moving water. From those early grinding mills to modem hydroelectric dams, the technology for capturing and c . . .
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    Simmons, Mathew
    A mechanical jack is an apparatus which lifts heavy equipment. A car jack is a form of a mechanical jack that lifts automobiles so that maintenance can be performed. Car jacks use a mechanical advantage to allow a human to lift a vehicle. Car jacks ar . . .
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    Zsadanyi, Alexander
    The purpose of this project is to design and build a human-powered water still with limitations ·and regulations set forth by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, ASME. The determination of the best design is made by a panel of judges based o . . .
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    Podorean, Grey
    This project will focus on the research and design of a new Diver Propulsion Vehicle. A Diver Propulsion Vehicle or DPV is a piece of diving equipment used by scuba divers to increase their range while underwater. This need for increased range is driv . . .
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    Mossinger, Matthew
    Our rowing simulator is a culmination of one and a half years of work in design and manufacturing. It incorporates the paths taken from the initial idea stage to the completion of manufacturing and prototyping. The report documents our processes in fu . . .
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    Skiles, Jeremiah
    Project Cogeneration Plant involves the design and synthesis of a miniature cogeneration plant trainer for the Engineering Technology Department at The California Maritime Academy. Early in the project it was determined that the project had at its dis . . .
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    DeHart, Lawrence
    The following report contains the engineering design process in creating a Multi Speed Chainless Bicycle transmission system, It begins with the problem definition phase, where the customer specifies what they would like to see in this new product de . . .
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    Zsadanyi, Alexander
    The Bio-diesel Refinery team knew that the process of making Bio-diesel, especially when making it with Waste Vegetable oil, is a rather lengthy and involved series of steps that need to be done in just the right order and with just the right amount . . .
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    Moore, Rollin
    The object of the competition is to provide SAE student members with a challenging project that involves the planning and manufacturing tasks found when introducing a new product to the consumer industrial market. Teams compete against one another to . . .
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    Van Gundy, Cole
    The objective of our senior design project was to create a quick cooling device, known as the TurboChill, to cool a six-pack of beverages from room temperature to approximately forty degrees Fahrenheit in no more than ten minutes. Two 600-watt, 24VDC . . .
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    McAlister, Pascha
    Our group is designing a Regenerative Braking System for an electric vehicle. This Regenerative Braking System will capture and re-use mechanical energy from the electric vehicle, which is accomplished converting it into electrical energy in a motor w . . .
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    Hughes, Drake
    The object of this senior design project is to create a Human Powered Submarine (HPS) that can be continually expanded upon by future groups, with the ultimate goal of entering a Human Powered Submarine Race. This project concentrated on designing a d . . .
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    Jorris, Teresa
    For the disabled, performing simple everyday tasks others take for granted can be excruciating and exhausting. This can leave them with no patience or desire _to attempt fun activities they can only watch others take part in. The purpose of the sip an . . .
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    Angel, Rebecca
    The objective of this senior design project is to design and construct a water balloon launcher capable of propelling a four to six-inch diameter water balloon at least fifty yards without the use of combustibles or elastic bands (like a slingshot). N . . .
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    Salyards, Steven
    The purpose of this design project is to construct a model airplane that is controlled remotely is lightweight, but can produce a large amount of lift so that a heavy load can be lifted. The final design choice was to have an air-cooled gas engine dir . . .
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    Margraf, Jonathan
    The following report contains the engineering design process in creating a Human Powered Vehicle (HPV). It begins with the problem definition phase where the customer requirements are defined as a vehicle that is durable, cost effective, fun and safe. . . .
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    Okoro, Uzoma
    The Good2Go Scooter is a unique scooter design. While maintaining some of the more conventional body and frame designs, the distinctive nature of the scooter lies in different characteristics of the scooter. The improvements in our scooter includes th . . .
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    Deirup, Keith
    This project consisted of the research, design and construction of a prototype solar powered street light. A solar powered street light offers significant environmental and economic incentives, especially in new installations. In the course of this pr . . .
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    Weaver, Matthew
    A vehicle that can traverse over rocky terrain and has the capability of video reconnaissance has to be useful in the field. Portable video monitors help keep track of the robot's performance and visual aid to the controller. The material analysis of . . .
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    Smith, Logan
    Team Electrathon is comprised of three Mechanical Engineering students from The California Maritime Academy, that have taken on the task of building a fast, safe, and efficient electric race car capable of competing in a national competition. The team . . .
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    Martin, Tom
    A system has been designed to control the depth of a submarine. A depth sensor provides input to a BASIC stamp, which controls dive fins. The system allows the user to set a desired depth for the submarine. The depth control system will then automatic . . .
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    Takacs, Mike
    The objective of our senior design project was to aid in the development of an operational diesel generator that will be utilized as an education tool for the MET department. In order to accomplish this, it was our responsibility to couple a 3126B Cat . . .
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    Heather, Ryan
    The manufacturers of small wind turbine generators specify required maintenance procedures for their products. However, currently available generator towers do not provide for a safe means of access to the turbine generator. Tower manufacturers recomm . . .
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    Lee, Shawn, N.
    The objective of the rescue hovercraft is to be used for the rescue of those in distress whether on land or water. Our interest in hovercrafts first began when watching Junk Yard Wars on TLC. A particular show was involved with building a hovercraft. . . .
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    Selle, Jonathan
    As the world advances in technology a greater need has arisen in the area of comfort type products. Comfort type products would include garage door openers, universal remotes, automatic coffee makers, and the like. It is our mission to create a remote . . .
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    Nickerson, Robert
    The following report details the process of engineering design. This process begins with an idea and develops it into a viable product. In this case, the idea was to develop a front motorcycle suspension which implemented variable damping characterist . . .
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    Hutchinson, Jeff
    The SAE Mini Baja Competition originated at the University of South Carolina in 1976, under the supervision of Dr. J.F. Stevens. Since that time, the competition has grown to become a premier engineering design series. Mini Baja competitions are held . . .
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    Lui, Rebecca
    The purpose of our design project is to create electric power from the mechanical power of water using piezoelectric crystals. We seek to create an independent source of electricity solely from the mechanical power present in the motion of water. This . . .
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    Barham, Mathew
    The project will create usable electric power from heat energy generated in a ship's operating system, which would otherwise be lost to the environment. Several designs have been made to utilize "waste-heat." The current systems are not available for . . .
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    Wolfe, Ben
    The objective of this project was to design a series of parts that could be assembled into various structures. The assembled structures for the design are trusses and frames in both two and three dimensions. These structures are then placed in the new . . .
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    Vernand, Erin
    The object of the design was to create an oven rack that would mechanically move out of the oven without the consumer having to make contact with the oven rack. As a result of tasks 1 through 9c, a design was created on paper then transformed into a f . . .
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    Kilburn, Richard
    This report will go through the details of how a portable keg refrigeration system was designed and built. The system was built in order to allow for the versatility of being able to bring a full sized keg to many places including functions like picni . . .
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    Potter, Mike
    Often times, it is desirable to be able to effectively work at an elevation up to 15 feet above the ground. Also, it is desirable to have a platform that is both large and safe enough to provide ample space for more than one worker. Hence, our aim has . . .
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    Ingols, Chad
    How many times have you found yourself hauling an ungainly object like a 4'x 8' plywood sheet on your roof and worrying about it flying off on your way home? Objects flying off the roof of cars are a common occurrence that presents a dangerous driving . . .
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    Lazarski, Matt
    The objective of this design project was to design and construct a prototype automatic fishing rod casting device. This is do be done through the use of inexpensive and robust "off-the-shelf" technology. The concept originated from the American Societ . . .
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    Kuykendoll, David
    The objective of the project is to design a paint mixer that is less noisy and has less vibration as compared to the standard reciprocating shaker. The standard shaker forces are too large and too quick to undertake any type of damping control. An imp . . .
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    Ha, Scott
    The objective of our design was to build and analyze a system that would be capable of utilizing the temperature of liquid nitrogen to cool beverages. The goal was to cool a standard 12 ounce can of soda (water) down to 45°F in less than five minutes. . . .
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    Whyte, Jeff
    The need exists in the workforce for a convenient, portable nail gun. Current pneumatic nail guns burden the worker by requiring him to transport an air compressor and receiver to supply his nail gun. Air leaks in the system create inefficiencies. Ad . . .
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    Fiala, David, W.
    Many people are burned by hot water, while showering. Even when someone is showering at a comfortable temperature, they may still be burned if the cold water supply pressure is cut off or reduced. Reductions in pressure are caused when the cold water . . .
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    Hart, John,
    A problem faces today's modem automobiles, the damaging effects of heat generated by the sun. During the summer months, the interior temperature of an automobile can reach a dangerous level. Animals or small children left in the vehicle can be serious . . .
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    Bardwell, Kevin
    The extent of this design project is to examine the use of permanent magnets as thrust bearings in centrifugal pumps and other possible applications. The main objective of this project is to use the magnetic thrust bearings in pumps to complement the . . .
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    Chilton, Christopher
    We set out to achieve several objectives, among which was extending the life of ordinary lube oil. decrease the frequency of oil changes, and lower the costs to the consumer. Oil changes are made necessary due to particulate matter in the oil. If this . . .
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    Harris, Alexander, H.
    The objective of this report is to outline the increasing need and design solutions for fiber optic data telemetry equipment in oil drilling applications. The offshore oil drilling industry demands dependable and accurate control and measurement equip . . .
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    Nguyen, Khanh
    The project that we proposed consisted of designing an automobile air conditioning system that does not require increased fuel consumption or take power away from the engine. The system that we found that could satisfy this need is the absorption refr . . .
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    Inderbitzen, Eric
    Battlebots are remotely controlled vehicles designed to "fight" each other in competition with the goal being to disable the other robot. This senior design project deals with the design and construction of one of these robots. There are a variety of . . .
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    Nelson, Mark
    The FDA rules, in a general sense, say that you must be able to prove that the processes you use are identical each time you use them so the end result is always the same. To achieve this goal, each system is "validated" as to equipment and performanc . . .
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    Quinn, Hope
    The initial plan is to install an incinerator (existing or new) on the 04 deck in the starboard intake plenum or in a already existing container on the deck. The incinerator will require that pipes be connected from the incinerator to the waste oil an . . .
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    Ferguson, Tom
    For my senior design project I decided to take an existing drum dolly that was meant for warehouse use only and convert it into a drum dolly that was capable of being used in any location. This was done to make the job of drum retrieval easier over ro . . .
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    Mack, Joseph
    This is a low cost design for an orbital planetary speed reduction assembly to be implemented in the second generation of the TRAC STAR stone slab cutting machine. Smaller versions incorporate the use of O-rings set into circumferential grooves on a . . .
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    Watson, Christopher
    With the retirement of the older steam driven training ship (summer 1995), and the replacement ship being a modem diesel vessel, the Academy has lost a priceless instructional aid in the essential topic of the basic steam cycle. The objective of this . . .
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    Hogan, Josh
    The amount of cosmetics that women are purchasing in department stores is increasing steadily. With the increase in the amount of cosmetics women own there is a need for an organizer that can keep these cosmetics organized. Women today are on the go f . . .
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    Fortner, Samuel
    The Chief Engineer of the Golden Bear Training vessel at the California Maritime Academy had asked that a dry wash method of cleaning the exhaust side of the turbochargers on the main engines be installed in place of the existing water wash system. Th . . .
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    Case, Sean
    Compact disks and video laser disks often fall prey to dust, oil and surface scratching from routine handling. These elements can easily cause the disk to skip or repeat while playing. This skipping is disruptive to the listener or viewer but can usua . . .
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    Resleff, Mark
    The project will use the existing CMA Psychrometric Tunnel, constructed several years ago as a senior project. Air is brought into the tunnel through a fan and duct system that allows control of the flow rate. The air can then be taken through a heati . . .
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    Dukhovny, Rod,
    We propose to design a machine in which laundry will be placed and go through the wash cycle and then automatically through the dry cycle without having to transfer into a different machine. This machine will be able to handle up to 15lbs of laundry, . . .
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    Ha, Chi
    Imagine a common accident scene where a motorcyclist is stuck between his side skidding motorcycle, not enabling him to break loose from the five hundred pound weight atop his leg and hip. The asphalt below him that's scraping flesh that once belonged . . .
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    Wilson, Brian, K.
    DSW's [Dell-Simon-Wilson] design efforts have been pledged to creating a communications network for the Training Ship Golden Bear. The object of this network is to support communications within the ship and between the ship and other entities. More sp . . .
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    Merrell, Robert
    The goal of this project is to eliminate the inefficiencies and disadvantages of the traditional chain drive system currently employed in the full suspension mountain bike industry. In order to accomplish this goal, I am submitting my design for a hyd . . .
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    Golden, Kevin
    Structural vibrations are of high concern because they cause fatigue and will lead to premature material failure. When mechanical vibration can be minimized, design lifetime will increase. The need for structural vibration damping is clearly recognize . . .
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    St. Michel, Bill
    The focus of this project was on designing an efficient compressed air system to serve the Monsanto facility that will be used in the retrofit of the system necessitated by the demands placed upon them as written in the contract with Tosco. A detaile . . .
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    Jeske, Donald
    Road construction equipment must be compact and maneuverable to be used effectively and safely. Right now Caltrans has two different units. A compressor, for their pneumatic machinery needs and a generator for light generation. These two units take up . . .
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    Cheng, Kayat
    Static electricity can and will build up upon the metal body of a car under certain driving conditions. The chances of this phenomenon increases when the environment is dry and hot. The built up static electricity charge is discharged to the first obj . . .
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    Pham, Thong, Q.
    The scope of our project is to maintain the Diesel Simulator's Engine Room at a temperature of 100°F, using water as a heating medium. The water will be heated by the solar panel, provided by California Maritime Academy's Engineering Department. Since . . .
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    Phan, Hungquoc Tu
    The focus of this report is the re-design of a saw blade used to cut human bone. The blade is a Stryker model 1105 and is used with an oscillating, electric or pneumatically powered saw. This blade is very expensive and has a high failure rate. Alger . . .
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    Cronhardt, Greg
    Most home-brewers are not able to brew lager properly because of the low fermentation temperatures and precise temperature control that is required for brewing this type of beer. Generally lager beers require primary fermentation temperatures of aroun . . .
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    Schlegel, Andrew
    My project asks the question, "how can one build a turbocharger derived gas turbine and put it to use?" In the previous semester many options for solving this problem were identified. Three of which seemed to be practical. These were: using a reductio . . .
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    Scheiwe, Michael
    The focal point of this report is the design of an automated saltwater aquarium sampling and control device. Three different designs were studied and produced in an effort to derive upon the most feasible apparatus. I incorporated current market produ . . .
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    Murray, Bill.
    This is a theoretical design for using the heat rejected at the condenser of a home air conditioning unit. The waste heat is to be used to heat water for home use. This is accomplished through a set of concentric copper tube heat exchangers piped in b . . .
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    Dillingham, Joe
    The vibration table is designed to have a measurable up and down motion. The design course requirements were very open-ended, so many of the requirements implemented by the group came from a financial and safety background. Many of the parts needed we . . .
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    Hegeman, David
    The Towed Hydrofoil System was designed, built, tested, and used for the purpose of performing more accurate and efficient surveys of the ocean floor, inspections of deployed equipment, and searches in the ocean. The hydrofoil was designed using metho . . .
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    Steffen, Eric
    For my design project, I decided to design and build a car counter for large parking garages. In addition, in this report, a brief description of Binary Logic and how it has affected the modern world is given. The design process used is also discusse . . .
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    Stokely, Karen R.
    Based on the fundamentals of Magnetohydrodynamics (MHD), this project intends to demonstrate the propulsive characteristics of an electromagnetic field on a moving ionized fluid. A heuristic analysis will be presented through the application of funda . . .
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    Fox, Robert
    our project was to design a solar powered air conditioning unit for an automobile. As our project developed, we ended up pursuing two different designs. As we neared the completion of our project, we had two independent designs that met our design pro . . .
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    Nagengast, Andrew
    Shaft alignment is often a tedious and time consuming procedure, therefore it is often disregarded when the time and cost seem to outweigh the benefits, such as with small units. However the reality of the situation is far different. Improper alignmen . . .
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    Nguyen, Trieu-Chau T.
    This design project is on protein skimming. Protein skimming is mixing fine air bubbles with water; by collecting the foam that forms, proteins and other organic compounds are removed from the aquarium water. Protein skimming is very beneficial for sa . . .
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    Medlin, Brian
    The Cal Maritime physics lab could use improvement, and so, I decided to make that the focus of my senior design project. The design that I have conceived offers several advantages over the original version. The lab that I have in mind is far more ver . . .
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    Tubbs, Michael, A.
    The objectives of this design project were as follows: • conduct an evaluation of the feasibility of using a parametric emissions monitoring system (PEMS), known synonymously as an alternative continuous emissions monitoring system (ACEMS), to pred . . .
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    Holbrook, Conrad
    The Journal Bearing Laboratory Trainer is designed to show the effect of oil whirl, pressure· distribution, and attitude angle in a journal bearing. This trainer is designed with laboratory experiments to aid students in Machine Design and Vibration A . . .
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    Springett, Frank
    The HOBOGEN [Hand Operated Berthing Option GENerator] Concept was described, formulated, analyzed, designed, constructed, and tested in this project. The performance analysis of the HOBOGEN was considered for different blade angles and different aspec . . .
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    Peeters, Todd L.
    Our objective was to design and build a smoke tunnel that will provide a facility for visual investigation of airflow phenomena occurring in the study of fluid dynamics and aerodynamics. The tunnel will be used as part of the fluid mechanics lab. Eve . . .
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    Tran, Phong, L.
    The purpose of this report is to determine the most suitable air-cooled enclosure for the ship service generators aboard the Training Ship Golden Bear. Also, it is a necessity to validate our recommendation to the engineering department. The driving f . . .
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    Capstone project
    Stark, James
    The first class cruise on the Training Ship Golden Bear includes a heat balance lab; where seniors apply thermodynamic theory to practical steam cycles. A heat balance can be used as a tool todetermine optimum steam conditions and cycle design or to a . . .
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    Capstone project
    Avalos, Rodrigo
    In the pursuit of higher sailboat speeds, one alternative is to submerge the boat's hull underwater so as to reduce wave-drag. I designed, constructed and tested a six foot model boat with three submersible pontoons and struts and tested it. The buoya . . .