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05 Mar
2015

Cal Poly’s 3000 MPG Supermileage Car

  • March 5, 2015
  • Steve Cornelius
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George Leone, Student Project Facilitator at Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo, CA, sent us pictures of a fascinating project one of the student teams is undertaking. Cal Poly students are designing a “Supermileage” car to compete in the Shell Eco-Marathon as part of a class project. The Shell Eco Marathon is designed to challenge..

18 Dec
2014

Human Powered Vehicle Challenge

  • December 18, 2014
  • Steve Cornelius
  • 87 views

George Leone, Student Project Facilitator at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, CA, recently sent us pictures of a project that students from the Human Powered Vehicle Club designed for the ASME Human Powered Vehicle Challenge. The human powered vehicles have been known to reach speeds of approximately 55 mph. After testing the sheet-metal prototype, a..

25 Mar
2014

Going Global With Insignia!

With a motto of “Helping you leave your mark on the world,” Orange, CA sign shop Insignia was well suited to tackle the massive 3-D globe project proposed to them by DOW Chemical. DOW requested the globe be lightweight enough for customers to lift, which was no problem for the creative minds at Insignia. According..

07 Aug
2013

Topographical Modelmaking In A Nutshell!

  • August 7, 2013
  • admin
  • 153 views

With millions of data points and tolerances tighter than some high-powered engines, topographical modelmaking, or digital elevation modeling, is a learned art requiring a keen eye for details. Topographical models are frequently used by a variety of industries including geologists, architects, construction firms and land developers. They are often seen in museums and visitor centers,..

30 Jul
2013

Design For Manufacturability in the Architectural Field

  • July 30, 2013
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  • 50 views

Having a vivid imagination in the design world is an asset, but being able to realistically apply it in the real world is a learned skill. Within the Department of Architectural Technology at the New York City College of Technology (CUNY) , the Introduction to Computation and Fabrication course aims to teach students introductory CNC techniques,..

20 Jun
2013

Racing In The Mud: The Baja SAE Experience

  • June 20, 2013
  • admin
  • 129 views

As far as school clubs go, it doesn’t get much cooler than the Baja SAE off-road vehicle team. Earlier in the year we wrote about Cal Poly Pomona and the rugged BAJA SAE car they built for this year’s competition. We have since been in touch with Jessica Ghareebo, Cal Poly Pomona Baja SAE President, who..

19 Mar
2012

Cal Poly’s 3000 MPG Supermileage Car

  • March 19, 2012
  • admin
  • 85 views

George Leone, Student Project Facilitator at Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo, CA, sent us pictures of a fascinating project one of the student teams is undertaking. Cal Poly students are designing a “Supermileage” car to compete in the Shell Eco-Marathon as part of a class project. The Shell Eco Marathon is designed to challenge..

18 Jan
2012

Human Powered Vehicle Challenge

  • January 18, 2012
  • admin
  • 77 views

George Leone, Student Project Facilitator at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, CA, recently sent us pictures of a project that students from the Human Powered Vehicle Club designed for the ASME Human Powered Vehicle Challenge. The human powered vehicles have been known to reach speeds of approximately 55 mph. After testing the sheet-metal prototype, a..