Tag: design

Airplane built at S&T to fly in competition

Posted by on March 26, 2008

On April 4-6, an unusually large number of aircraft will be buzzing through the skies above a field in Fort Worth, Texas, and some of them will undoubtedly crash.         

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Missouri S&T students to show off projects in St. Louis during Engineers

Posted by on February 13, 2008

Students from Missouri University of Science and Technology are planning to end National Engineers Week (Feb. 17-23) by displaying design projects at the St. Louis Science Center Feb. 23-24.

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Gala benefits design teams

Posted by on October 28, 2007

The late-summer twilight and the panoramic view of the Missouri River winding through Daniel Boone country created the perfect backdrop for attendees of the fourth annual Gala hosted by Bob (CE’71) and Kim Brinkmann at their home, LaCharette, in St. Albans, Mo., on Sept. 22.

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Incoming freshmen to find out what experiential learning is all about

Posted by on August 3, 2007

New freshmen at the University of Missouri-Rolla are about to find out what experiential learning means — before they even get to their first classes.         

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UMR team hopes to fly high in Texas

Posted by on May 3, 2007

Members of the 2007 Advanced Aero Vehicle Group at the University of Missouri-Rolla are flying their remote-controlled aircraft in the Society of Automotive Engineers’ Aero Design Competition May 4-6 in Fort Worth, Texas.         

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UMR’s new concrete canoe has a dangerous design

Posted by on April 16, 2007

Depending upon concrete to keep you afloat sounds like a dangerous idea. That’s one of the reasons why the Concrete Canoe Team at the University of Missouri-Rolla has named its 2007 canoe “Dangerous Curves.”

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UMR team feels the need for human-powered speed

Posted by on March 27, 2007

A racing team at the University of Missouri-Rolla has a national reputation for engineering some of the best student-built vehicles on the road. But when it’s time for the team to compete, crazy things can happen.         

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UMR concrete teams plaster competitors in international contest

Posted by on November 9, 2006

Ten civil engineering undergraduate students from the University of Missouri-Rolla brought home nine awards, including four first-place finishes, from the American Concrete Institute’s student design competitions, held Nov. 5 in Denver.

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UMR to host NSF conference in St. Louis

Posted by on June 13, 2006

The University of Missouri-Rolla will host the 2006 National Science Foundation Design, Service, and Manufacturing Grantees and Research Conference July 24-27 at the Adam’s Mark Hotel in St. Louis. Approximately 500 individuals from academia, industry and government are expected to attend.

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UMR team prepares Indy-style car for competition

Posted by on May 9, 2006

A team of University of Missouri-Rolla students has designed and manufactured a sleek silver and blue vehicle that can outperform most sports cars – but UMR’s 2006 Formula Car isn’t street legal.         

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