To design and build a pod based on Elon Musk’s Hyperloop Concept (2013). The primary objective is to compete in the annual SpaceX Hyperloop Competition and complete all necessary deliverables and milestones.
Issues Involved or Addressed
High speed mass transportation/freight, levitation systems (air bearings/maglev), vacuum compatible systems, the kantrowitz limit, transportation communication networks
Methods and Technologies
Academic Majors of Interest
Preferred Interests and Preparation
ME a background in hands on engineering experience. Experience in manufacturing and design for manufacturing. Ability to perform FEA and CFD simulations
EE Basic concepts of Electrical Engineering and skills in programming.
All Majors Strong organizational skills, management skills. High initiative and problem solving. Highly articulate and motivated. Able to use foresight to plan and execute projects for the benefit of the team.