ME 525 - Mechanics I

Goal: Design and build a scale to weigh a person.

Rules: Each team of 4 students will present a scale capable of weighing a person up to 300 pounds. A jury will judge and grade each entry.

Class Project ME 525 Mechanics I

  • Each entry must be an original design, constructed by the team members
  • Maximum allowable total weight of the scale will be 20 pounds
  • The product must fit in a box 3x3x3 feet or smaller
  • Maximum amount allocated for the materials to build the scale is $25.00
  • Measurements must be repeatable with maximum error of 2%
  • Each team submits a report detailing their work
  • Teams will be selected randomly and be posted on the Blackboard

 

Class Project ME 525 Mechanics I