Previous Capstone Projects

The objective of the 2015-2016 BYU Supermileage team was to improve upon the results of the 2014-2015 vehicle. This was accomplished by improving the aerodynamics of the vehicle by building a new vehicle, building and designing a smaller engine that increased en-gine efficiency by...
Radio Frequency Ablation (RFA) is used inminimally invasive arthroscopy procedures, such as ACL reconstruction and Rotator Cuff repairs, to remove tissue that has been torn or is causing impingement. During RFA, a plasma field is generated at the tip of the ablating device...
The Department of Mechanical Engineering is sponsoring Capstone Team 30 – Project Pioneer. The team is competing in the Mars Society’s University Rover Challenge, an international competition to: “design and build the next generation of Mars rovers that will one day work alongside human explorers...
Varian Medical Systems is a leading world-wide company in radiation oncology treat-ments and software maker. They build x-ray tubes for a wide variety of applications as well as imaging devices and the software needed to perform these treatments. Varian Medical System’s mission is “to focus energy...
For our capstone project we were asked by Zodiac Aerospace to redesign their installation brackets for their cabin monuments. Zodiac Aerospace is a specialist in the production and development of cabin furnishings. These interior monuments are manufactured for commercial, regional, and busi-ness...
Icon Health & Fitness is located in Logan, UT. They design, market, and manufacture exercise equipment for different brands such as NordicTrack, Reebok, and Gold’s Gym. Icon uses powder coating to paint their parts. Large trees (see Figure 1) are hung on a conveyor and the parts are then placed...
Ultradent Products, Inc. produces teeth whitening trays that are comprised of two pieces: a green outer plastic tray and a white inner tray. Ultradent previously assembled these two trays with an adhesive solution applied by an expensive robot working alongside several employees. In this project,...
Union Pacific Corporation is America’s leading transportation company specializing in the railroad industry. They are one of the world leaders in consumption of diesel fuel. Looking for ways to improve operational efficiencies, Union Pacific improves fuel efficiency by applying a friction modifying...
Blendtec has made a name for itself by selling professional grade and home use blenders. In their endeavors for continual improvement, Blendtec has found a need to test the capabilities of both their blender motors and the corresponding software. Blendtec would also like to make sure that motors...
The Baja SAE competition is an international intercollegiate engineering design competition focused on the design and fabrication of a small off-road vehicle. Each team works under the premise that it is designing the vehicle to satisfy the needs of recreational users as well as meeting the...

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