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1 Engineering Raft Presentation Derek Naylor Ashton Litterell Jacob Melton Ling-Hsiao Chang May 3 rd, 2007

2 Outline Introduction Introduction Design Process Design Process Designs Designs Skills Skills Materials Materials Results Results Conclusion Conclusion

3 Introduction Derek Naylor – Team Leader Derek Naylor – Team Leader Ashton Litterell -Technical Analysis Ashton Litterell -Technical Analysis Ling-Hsiao Chang - Budget Ling-Hsiao Chang - Budget Jacob Melton - Construction/Model Design Jacob Melton - Construction/Model Design

4 Process – Step 1 Need: Handicap white water rafts Problem: To establish a safe and fiscally realistic foundation for a person with a handicap to successfully white water raft Success: * Low Cost * Safe * Comfortable * Ergonomic Constraints:*Getting on and off the raft *Trunk support *Leg Brace *Getting momentum *Comfort*Price *Customization of the seat *Compatibility of all products to withstand environmental cond

5 Process – Step 2 Resources: Lemley, Evan Dr., (Personal Communication) Bowan, Dr., (Personal Communication, several dates in February) Vick, Jason (Personal Communication, February 21, 2007)

6 Design #1

7 Design #2

8 Required Skills Physics – General Physics, Strength of Materials Physics – General Physics, Strength of Materials Mathematics – Geometry Mathematics – Geometry Engineering – Coming together to solve the problem Engineering – Coming together to solve the problem

9 Materials for Raft 1 72"W x 107"L 72"W x 107"L Modular Anodized Aluminum Frame Modular Anodized Aluminum Frame 4 - 107" Side Rails 4 - 107" Side Rails 2 - Yokes 2 - Yokes 2 - Foot Bars 2 - Foot Bars 1 - Cross Bar 1 - Cross Bar 2 - Seat Bars 2 - Seat Bars 2 - High Back Seats 2 - High Back Seats 1 - Pair of Oar Mounts 1 - Pair of Oar Mounts 2 - 9' Straps 2 - 9' Straps 4 - Strap Slides 4 - Strap Slides (Est. Price: $1,119.95) (Est. Price: $1,119.95)

10 Materials for Raft 2 72"W x 120"L 72"W x 120"L Weight: 120" is 122lbs. Weight: 120" is 122lbs. Modular Anodized Aluminum Frame Modular Anodized Aluminum Frame 4 - 120" Side Rails 4 - 120" Side Rails 2 - Yokes 2 - Yokes 2 - Foot Bars 2 - Foot Bars 2 - Cross Bars 2 - Cross Bars 1 - Seat Bar 1 - Seat Bar 1 - High Back Seat 1 - High Back Seat 1 - Cooler Mount 1 - Cooler Mount 1 - Pair of Oar Mounts 1 - Pair of Oar Mounts 2 - 9' Straps 2 - 9' Straps 4 - Strap Slides 4 - Strap Slides (Est. Price: $1,059.95) (Est. Price: $1,059.95)

11 Results Undefined due to lack of funds Undefined due to lack of funds

12 Conclusion With significant research, it is logical to theorize that the raft would have met the needs of an aspiring and handicap white water rafter. With significant research, it is logical to theorize that the raft would have met the needs of an aspiring and handicap white water rafter.


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