Recent Submissions

  • Mighty Ducts: Final Report 

    Vaught, J.B.; Lohmann, Landon (Oklahoma State University, 2018-09-04)
    Mechanical engineering undergraduate education traditionally included a substantial amount of experimental work. However, a shift of focus towards a more theory based curriculum ledto a loss of practical "gut feeling"-type ...
  • CE18-Bullet: Candidate Engine for a Next Generation Supersonic Transport 

    Behymer, Brady; Disque, Brendan; Foster, Garett; Green, Collin; Niles, Jacob; Stapp, Blake; Thiam, Mouhamed; Trenary, Schuyler; Valenzuela, Bret; Wilson, Jordan (Oklahoma State University, 2018-05-18)
    This report details the cycle and component design of a gas turbine engine to be used on a 100 passenger supersonic transport. The engine, CE18-Bullet, is a mixed-flow, low-bypass ratio turbofan with a max diameter at the ...
  • Winds House: Reintegration and Renewal 

    Wilson, Abigail (Oklahoma State University, 2018-05-11)
    Comprehensive studio was by far the most challenging studio to date, but it was also the most rewarding. For the first time, I felt like I was designing something that could truly make a difference in people's lives. The ...
  • Making a Geiger Muller Radiation Counter 

    Tackett, Franklin, Jr.; Aryeequaye, Chadwick; Hook, Henry; Denick, Ian (Oklahoma State University, 2018-05-09)
    Through the design and implementation of the gamma ray detector we constructed a handheld device, powered via a 9V battery, capable of detecting primarily gamma rays, utilizing a Geiger Muller tube. In order to cause ...
  • Rocket Launched Autonomous Quadcopter Final Report 

    Foster, Nicholas; Utley, Lucas; Walsh, Andrew; Kadavy, Ben; Kankel, Chad; McCullers, Gerald; Kunka, Logan; George, Nicholas; Ritchie, Caleb; Rosario, Jake (Oklahoma State University, 2018-05-09)
    The goal of this project was to design and develop a rocket that could get a payload golf ball to at least 8,000 AGL and then return it as close to the X on the ground as possible. In order to achieve this goal, we decided ...
  • NASA RASCAL Theme 2 - Deep Space Crewed Transport Design 

    Chord, Carmon; Dominski, Daniel; Emerson, Timothy; Holland, Mykale; Jost, Brandon; Whitney, Brandon; Wilmoth, Jacob (Oklahoma State University, 2018-05-09)
    Project Daedalus is OSU's submitted design for the NASA RASCAL Theme 2 competition. Our objective is to develop a vehicle which is capable of simulating Mars' gravity for a majority of a mission to and from mars, last 1100 ...
  • Social Needs and Architecture: Reflection on Studio Design Intentions 

    Pierce, Elizabeth (Oklahoma State University, 2018-05-07)
    For my thesis, I will be designing a facility for the Winds House to be based out of. The Winds House is a not-for-profit organization that helps people affected by HIV and have fallen into tough times get back into the ...
  • Flow Masters 

    Singleton, Jake; Suntken, Hunter; Armstrong, Jake (Oklahoma State University, 2018-05-06)
    Currently, an undergraduate laboratory is being constructed at OSU. The Endeavor Lab will support an experimental setup using a pipe stand for a fluid mechanics lab. This pipe stand was designed and constructed to support ...
  • Alternative Ejection Methods: An Investigation 

    George, Nicolas (Oklahoma State University, 2018-05-02)
    It is important to note that this investigation is to be treated as an addition to the High Powered Rocketry Capstone project conducted over the course of this semester. The motivation itself stemmed from the realization ...
  • Reduced Order Framework for Optimal Control of Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations 

    Nelsen, Nicholas H. (Oklahoma State University, 2018-05-02)
    We develop a computational framework for cost effective simulation and optimal control of nonlinear partial differential equations that arise in fluid dynamics. In comparison to a full-order benchmark, we construct Fourier ...
  • Wings 'n' Things 

    Cowan, Tanner (Oklahoma State University, 2018-05-02)
    Design a wing that could withstand 13 lbf/ft^2 wing loading up to a 6g load. Once the wing was designed manufacture the wing to proper specifications and tolerances. This wing would then be tested on a rig that was designed ...
  • RASC-AL Final Report 

    Chord, Carmon; Dominski, Daniel; Emerson, Timothy; Holland, Mykale; Jost, Brandon; Whitney, Brandon; Wilmoth, Jacob (Oklahoma State University, 2018-05-02)
    As part of the quest for humankind to reach Mars, the problem of astronaut health on extended space voyages must be addressed. The team at Oklahoma State University aims to solve one major element of that challenge extended ...
  • Argonia Cup Senior Capstone Competition 

    Foster, Nicholas; Utley, Lucas; Walsh, Andrew; Kadavy, Ben; Kankel, Chad; McCullers, Gerald; Kunka, Logan; George, Nicholas; Ritchie, Caleb; Rosario, Jake (Oklahoma State University, 2018-05-02)
    The goal of this project was to design and develop a rocket that could get a payload golf ball to at least 8,000 AGL and then return it as close to the X on the ground as possible. In order to achieve this goal, we decided ...
  • Design, Manufacture, and Flight of a Fast-Attack Stealth UAV 

    Duncan, Britton; Thai, Zhong; Thomas, Logan (Oklahoma State University, 2018-05-01)
    Speedfest 2018 presented a new challenge for seniors entering into the semester of their capstone project. This year's goal was to design, build, and fly a stealthy unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) capable of high speeds, ...
  • Electrofusion Coil Winder Process Automation 

    Serup, Lane; Ornelas, Miguel; Latham, Andrew (Oklahoma State University, 2018-05-01)
    Develop a prototype for a Electrofusion U-Turn Coil Winder proprietary process for Georg Fischer that completes the process automatically and in 65 seconds or less.
  • ACE: A Fast Attack Sensor Deployment Stealth UAV 

    Duncan, Britton; Thai, Zhong; Thomas, Logan (Oklahoma State University, 2018-05-01)
    ACE is a high-sweep, fast attack aircraft with a unique clipped diamond planform. Designed to penetrate enemy defenses, it can evade radar and deploy sensor payloads at high speeds, requiring a small ground ops radius. ...
  • FPGA NES 

    Wong, Brandon; Underwood, Alex; Patterson, Clay; Bothwell, Daniel (Oklahoma State University, 2018-05-01)
    The Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) is Nintendo's 1980-era console that paved the way for the gaming industry over the following decades. The FPGA NES is a senior project that aims to seamlessly recreate the original ...
  • Ace of Diamonds 

    Ford, Mitchell (Oklahoma State University, 2018-04-28)
    This year for SpeedFest VIII, the Orange Team senior design team for Aerospace engineering was tasked with designing an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) capable of evading doppler-based radar while deploying two weighted ...
  • Design, Manufacture, and Flight of a Fast-Attack Stealth UAV 

    Thomas, Logan (Oklahoma State University, 2018-04-28)
    This thesis covers the design, manufacture, and flight of a fast-attack stealth UAV. The UAV was designed to evade 34.7 GHz Ka-band Doppler radar down to 100 ft, deploy two 40 mm diameter sensor payloads, and recoverable ...
  • Dolphin Blowhole Simulator 

    Quinn, Kevin; Wigley, Daniel; Fey, Jason (Oklahoma State University, 2018-04-27)
    The use of drones have been proposed for the collection of biological samples in marine mammals, specifically marine biologists need to obtain samples of dolphin "blow" from their blowhole discharge in the wild. These ...

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