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Radiofrequency Cardiac Ablation (RFCA) is a procedure used to treat abnormal heart rates. In this procedure, targeted portions of the heart are heated with radiofrequency electrical currents. If done correctly, aberrant electrical signals causing the irregular heartbeat will be eliminated,...
SAVSU technologies is a specialist in the Cold Chain preservation of temperature sensitive biopharmaceuticals. Our task was to use the power of the sun to create 5 kgs of ice without the use of electricity. The ice will be placed in the “NanoQ” storage system that would preserve the vaccines for up...
CompleteSpeech provides solutions and training within the speech modification industry. Originally founded by Dr. Sam Fletcher, a renowned speech-language pathologist and researcher, the company works with speech-language pathologists to correct patients’ articulation issues and with language-...
Rather than simply turning on a faucet, most citizens of the developing world must manually obtain their daily water from wells. Water for One is an organization that aids individual families in Nicaragua by providing them with water pump systems, thus reducing the time and effort required to draw...
GE Oil & Gas is a world leader in subsea drilling applications. They provide major oil companies with the necessary hardware, software, and knowledge to  be successful in drilling processes. One of the most important components of their drilling system is the ...
Autoliv is a worldwide automobile safety tech-nology company. The Ogden Technical Center is a branch of Autoliv that focuses on design-ing, testing, and manufacturing airbags. Air-bags are safety restraint systems designed to evenly slow an occupant’s impact in the event of a collision. Once a...
Tata Chemicals mines naturally occurring trona to produce soda ash. Soda ash, or sodium carbonate, is used in the manufacturing of glass, detergent chemicals, and other industrial products. The refinement process circulates 4000 gallons per minute (gpm) of waste water. Waste water contains...
National Oilwell Varco (NOV), a worldwide leading company in the design, manufacture and sale of equipment used in oil and gas drilling, sponsored a team of BYU students to design, build, and develop the actuation for an adjustable hydrocyclone. A hydrocyclone is a fluid separation device used in...
The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) is a scientific research organization that does R&D work to improve the technology and war fighting capabilities of the United States. In April 2014, the AFRL is sponsor-ing an engineering design competition be-tween 19 universities and service acade-...
For the 2013-2014 academic school year, the Ira Fulton College of Engineering and Technology and the BYU Mechanical Engi-neering Department sponsored a team of 9 students to design and build a single-person vehicle capable of operating under rugged, off-road conditions. This vehicle will soon...

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