Date of Last Revision

2023-05-02 14:16:48


Mechanical Engineering

Degree Name

Bachelor of Science

Date of Expected Graduation

Spring 2015


Increased stiffness will be achieved through a unidirectional carbon fiber tube that will encase the aluminum tubing. This will give the structure the stiffness it needs to resist bending enabling the elimination of the spreader bar, while still maintaining the ductile material properties of the 6061 T-6 aluminum.

Research Sponsor

Dr. Gregory Morscher



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