Documents

Reports:

There are two major reports required of each senior design team at Calvin College. One report is due at the end of each semester.

Project Proposal and Feasibility Study

The first semester concludes with the project proposal and feasibility study. This report evaluates of the alternatives considered and details the proposed design. To view a PDF of this report, please click here.

Final Report

The second semester concludes with a final report. This report will provide a more detailed evaluation of alternatives with modeling and calculations to back up the final proposed design. To view a PDF of this report, please click here.

 


Presentations:

As a part of Senior Design at Calvin College, each design team is required to give four presentations throughout the year to update their classmates and professors on their progress. At the conclusion of the year, a final presentation is given.

Presentation I

This is the first in a series of four presentations that are given by the senior design team throughout the year. It provides a brief introduction to the problem, the client, and an initial solution. To view a PDF of the first presentation, please click here.

Presentation II

This is the second in a series of four presentations that are given by the senior design team throughout the year. It provides a recap of the project and outlines the proposed design at the end of the fall semester. To view a PDF of the second presentation, please click here.

Presentation III

This is the third in a series of four presentations that are given by the senior design team throughout the year. It provides a recap of the project, presents new data received since the fall semester, and details the current status on modeling and treatment design. To view a PDF of the third presentation, please click here.

Presentation IV

This is the last in a series of four presentations that are given by the senior design team throughout the year. This presentation will remind the audience what the project is about and present the final proposed design through a demonstration of the modeling and calculations performed during the semester. To view a PDF of the fourth presentation, please click here.

Final Presentation

The purpose of this presentation is to communicate the proposed solution to the problem and explain the process, modeling, calculations, etc. used to get there. This presentation is given on Senior Design Night. To view a PDF of the final presentation, please click here.

 


Other Deliverables:

Team Poster

The team poster is promotional material used by the Engineering Department to promote Calvin Engineering and by the team to summarize the objective of the project in a visually appealing way. To view a PDF of the team poster, please click here.

Project Poster

The project poster is displayed at senior design night. It is meant to introduce the team, the project, and the design in a concise and visually appealing manner such that visitors can be introduced to the project to decide whether or not they want to learn more. To view a PDF of the project poster, please click here.