Space Shuttle Main Engine

Engineering Key Community Seminar

KEY 192A

Engineering Solution of the Week

Each week, we will highlight a real-world engineering solution (product, process, computer software, etc.) that is the result of real engineers at work.  

1.  Space Shuttle Thermal Protection System - Video1 - Video2 - Lockheed LI-900 Ceramic - Columbia Accident Final Report

2.  Free Piston Stirling Engine  - Infinia Powerdish

3. Automotive Air Bag Inflation Device Crash Test Dummy With and Without Air Bag Deployment Video

4.  The Copeland Scroll Compressor -  case study

5.  Toyota Murai - Hydrogen Fuel Cell Powered Car - CSU EcoCAR - H2 Mining Trucks in Chile

6.  Hydraulic Fracturing The Frackers Fracking Childrens Book

7.  The Apollo Program:   Saturn V (F-1 Engine)Launch Photos - Apollo Photo Archive - Apollo 11 The Movie - Where did they get the footage?  Lunar Excursion Module (LEM) - Apollo Program (NASA SP350) - Apollo 11 - Apollo 12 - Houston we have a problem Command and Service Module

8.  The Artificial Heart - HistoryJarvik 7AbiocorRobert L. Tools - USA Today -  Abiomed - Syncardia Total Artificial Heart

9.  Algae BiofuelsUltrasonic Micralage Harvesting System

10.  Envirofit Biomass Cookstoves

11.  The Diesel Engine  Rudolf Diesel Engine#20  Cummins QSK50

12. Thermoelectric Effect - Thermoelectric Modules - Thermoelectric Refrigerationthermophoretic sampler 

home and objectives

course outline and notes

homework assignments

Assigned Readings

engineering design of the week

egnineering research

rules and grading

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