Team I - Electrical Leaf Blower ~$30 • Si’s Garage •...

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International Consortium of Engineers Matt Poulin Mirza Qamar Josh Seale Si Wong
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What is a hovercraft? A hovercraft, or an air-cushion vehicle is designed to travel any relatively smooth surface (flat ground, water) over a cushion of contained slow-moving high pressure air ejected against the surface.
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The Challenge: Hovercraft  Race Build a hovercraft that will carry a five pound bag of sugar through a race course. The floor MAY NOT be perfectly flat. The course will contain at least one turn to the right or the left of no more than thirty degrees. Hovercrafts that compete in the race will be timed as they pass through the course, which will be less than twenty linear feet in length and no more than five feet in width. Course laid out on a floor surface.
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Our Design: Planning Who: Team I.C.E. What: Hovercraft Project Creating a design Planning materials Planning meeting dates Where: D.H. Hill Library When: Tuesdays & Thursdays Goal: To
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Our Design:  Materials Used
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Unformatted text preview: Electrical Leaf Blower ~$30 • Si’s Garage • Staple Gun w/ Staples ~$20 • Si’s Garage • 3.5 Mil Black Plastic Sheeting $10 • Home Depot • PVC Pipes x 5 ~$3 Each • Home Depot • Duct Tape ~$5 • Home Depot • 2x2 Plywood Board ~$5 • Home Depot • Additional Tools • Si’s Garage • Approximate Subtotal: ~$35 • With Tax: ~$40 Our Design: Workday 1 Who: Team I.C.E. What: Hovercraft Project • Drilling holes into PVC pipes • Reducing PVC pipe length • Cutting hole into board Where: Si’s Garage When: Saturday 11/15/08 Goal: To Our Design: Workday 2 Who: Team I.C.E. What: Hovercraft Project • Fitting plastic 3.5 mil skirting • Trials 1, 2, & 3 Where: Si’s Dorm When: Saturday 11/22/08 Goal: Our Design: Workday 3 Who: Team I.C.E. What: Hovercraft Project • Adding final touches • Adding propulsion system • Tuning hovercraft for race Where: Si’s Dorm When: Monday 11/24/08 Goal: Our Design: Final Product...
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This note was uploaded on 11/27/2008 for the course ENGINEERIN E101 taught by Professor Koehler during the Fall '08 term at N.C. State.

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