More Projects?

More or less, yeah. This time it’s traveling back in time to the wonderful ME 350. Now this was one class I thoroughly enjoyed. The semester I took it, the course was split into two “parts” – the first part designing a pump, the second modeling a linkage in Adams. The second part was OK, […]

More or less, yeah. This time it’s traveling back in time to the wonderful ME 350. Now this was one class I thoroughly enjoyed. The semester I took it, the course was split into two “parts” – the first part designing a pump, the second modeling a linkage in Adams. The second part was OK, but not as exciting, fun, or fulfilling as the pump project (nor as filling if you’re a bucket).

Were there problems with it? Yeah. Did it leak? Of course. What pressure did it get? 14psi (well… 13.9). If I had to do it over again, there are only a few things I’d do differently, namely: create an adjustable inlet, so we could see what varying that did; attach the tubes neatly to the pump housing and acrylic plates; try rubber instead of cork for the gasket material; and one thing I would have done had I not come down sick the week our team built the pump, multiple pulley sizes on the pump side.

ME 250 Angle ShotNikon Coolpix 995
ME 250 Angle ShotNikon Coolpix 995
ME 250 Angle ShotNikon Coolpix 995
ME 250 Angle ShotNikon Coolpix 995

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