School of Engineering Design Day
4/19/2013, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Come celebrate the practice of engineering at Design Day 2013! Vanderbilt engineering seniors have solved real-world design challenges for companies, organizations and laboratories during a two-semester design course. Students will share their results with clients April 19 from 3-5 p.m. in Featheringill Hall.
More than 60 projects will be displayed and demonstrated in Featheringill Hall’s Adams Atrium. The event, which will showcase the solutions and prototypes the seniors built, is open to the public.
Design Day projects include:
•Development of an inventory tracking system for vehicles produced in Nissan's Smyrna plant (sponsored by Nissan North America)
•A redesign of the Tennessee S.R. 49 Bridge over Harpeth River that ensures compliance with regulations prescribed by the National Bridge Inspection Standards (sponsored by Tennessee Department of Transportation)
•Development of a more efficient internal airflow path, an improved dirt agitation system and a dust compaction system for Oreck vacuum cleaners using NASA developed software (sponsored by Oreck/NASA)
•A prototype for an intelligent and interactive medical supply cart with an application that displays the contents and each item’s remaining stock (sponsored by VUMC)
•Redesign of a structural fan bracket of an aircraft fuselage to optimize its cost and weight (sponsored by Spirit Aerosystems)
Metered parking is available on Garland Avenue, across from the University Club.