LSU engineering students show off their final projects

LSU engineering students show off their final projects
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POSTED: Saturday, May 5, 2012 - 3:30pm

UPDATED: Saturday, May 5, 2012 - 3:34pm

On Friday, May 4, seniors at the LSU School of Engineering revealed their final projects. One team is going to head out on Monday to show off the design at a major event.

Every year seniors at in the LSU School of Engineering are required to complete a major project. Those designs were unveiled in the courtyard of Patrick F. Taylor Hall on Nicholson.

Among the projects was a scaled-down, formula-style race car. The students who built it are all heading out on Monday to show off the design at the Michigan International Speedway. They’ll compete against more than 100 teams at the SAE Racing Competition.

Other projects that were shown included the “Mobile Marksman” for disabled veterans who want to hunt; “Perpetual Motion” rocking chair for moms who want to rock their babies to sleep with less work; a mobile solar tracking system, a Bad Boy Solar Buggy Retrofit, and a Subsea Rov.

Congratulations to all of this year’s graduating seniors!

Click here to see a photo gallery of the final projects and the students who completed them.

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