College of Engineering (COE)
Date of Last Revision
Mechanical Engineering - Cooperative Education
Number of Credits
Bachelor of Science
Date of Expected Graduation
This project centers on building a Jominy Hardenability tester with In-Situ heating for the manufacturing lab at the University of Akron. A new process and setup will be designed using engineering concepts in order to make the testing more efficient and safer for the teaching and testing of metal hardness. The current Jominy testing setup has efficiency issues within the transfer of specimen from induction heater to testing rig. Our design will simplify the design by creating a test rig that removes the traveling aspect of the specimen which will limit the amount of premature cooling done and will be much safer for whom ever undergoes the test. The possibility of dropping a red-hot specimen onto the ground endangering those around is too great to be overlooked. A new process and design must be done to improve the existing model.
Honors Faculty Advisor
Allen, Luke, "Jominy Hardenability Tester with In-Situ Heating" (2020). Williams Honors College, Honors Research Projects. 1208.
Senior Design Report.docx.pdf (3080 kB)
WHC-HRP+Final+Signature+Page .pdf (32 kB)
Project Signature Sheet
Heat Transfer, Combustion Commons, Manufacturing Commons, Mechanics of Materials Commons, Metallurgy Commons, Other Engineering Science and Materials Commons, Other Materials Science and Engineering Commons, Structural Materials Commons