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    Capstone project
    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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    Capstone project
    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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    Capstone project
    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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    Capstone project
    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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    Capstone project
    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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    Capstone project
    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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    Capstone project
    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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    Capstone project
    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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    Capstone project
    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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    Capstone project
    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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    Capstone project
    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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    Capstone project
    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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    Capstone project
    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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    Capstone project
    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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    Capstone project
    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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    Capstone project
    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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    Capstone project
    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 . . .