Unformatted text preview: Throughout Africa, access to potable water is a significant problem Standard Piston Pumps can be made inexpensively from PVC tubing. When they break, however, very difficult to maintain. The Challenge: Design a pump that can be maintained using only local materials available in rural Africa. Note that it is not necessary that the pump be built using only local materials. 5...
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- Spring '08
- Statistics, Approach Reliability Engineering