College of Engineering and Polymer Science

Date of Last Revision

2023-05-15 05:33:51


Mechanical Engineering

Honors Course

4600 461

Number of Credits


Degree Name

Bachelor of Science

Date of Expected Graduation

Spring 2023


The University of Akron Zips Baja Team has switched to a 4-wheel-drive (4WD) vehicle as per the 2023 Baja Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) rules. The 2022 Baja Vehicle was 2WD, thus the upright and wheel hub were designed exclusively for a 2-wheel-drive (2WD) Baja vehicle. This report entails the design process and methods of verification for the design of the 4WD upright and wheel hub.

Research Sponsor

Zips Baja

First Reader

Christopher Daniels

Second Reader

Alper Buldum

Honors Faculty Advisor

Kai Kwon

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