College

Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences

Date of Last Revision

2020-12-17 08:04:14

Major

Mechanical Engineering

Honors Course

Honors Project

Number of Credits

4

Degree Name

Bachelor of Science

Date of Expected Graduation

Winter 2020

Abstract

Currently, the United States and the entire world is experiencing a global pandemic that has drastically changed the way we go about our everyday lives. Dr. Pavlik, a local dentist is one such person who has had to alter his normal dentistry routine to one of extreme caution while working on patients. His day to day job puts him at a high risk of being exposed to Covid-19 by actively working in patients’ mouths at proximity. Dr. Pavlik’s current dentistry equipment is lackluster in its compatibility with his safety equipment. To help minimize exposure to Covid-19 for Dr. Pavlik and his associates, my project will attempt to integrate his necessary dentistry equipment into a face shield that is both functional and safe.

Research Sponsor

Dr. Kannan

First Reader

Dr. Pavlick

Second Reader

Dr. Gopal

Honors Faculty Advisor

Dr. Sawyer

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