College

College of Engineering and Polymer Science

Date of Last Revision

2021-05-11 19:23:01

Major

Mechanical Engineering

Honors Course

4600:402-497

Number of Credits

4

Degree Name

Bachelor of Science

Date of Expected Graduation

Spring 2021

Abstract

During transport sensitive payloads can become subject to a multitude of vibration or shock environments that can lead to damage. Using only additive manufacturing we seek to design an isolation system that can provide enough vibration and shock damping to properly protect the payload. Using modern FEA software we were able to quickly analyze a variety of solutions and determine the best one. Based on the results we have achieved through analysis, as well as pushing the manufacturing capabilities of 3D printers, we believe it is plausible to use additive manufacturing to create a fully capable vibration isolation system.

Research Sponsor

Dr. Dane Quinn

First Reader

Dr. Ajay Mahajan

Second Reader

Dr. Alper Buldum

Honors Faculty Advisor

Dr. Dane Quinn

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