School of Engineering

Past Senior Projects

2006 Industry-Sponsored Senior Projects

Project Title
Industry Sponsor
Energy Efficient Air Conditioning Unit
Fisen Corporation
Rivetless Chain Tribotester
Frost Incorporated
Automated Shatterproof Label Applicator
Gentex Corporation
Chair Tilt Mechanism Test Machine
Haworth Incorporated
Automated WX-500 Stormscope Final Unit
Performance Test Station
L-3 Communications Avionics Systems 
3-Axis Helmholtz Coil Apparatus
Magna Donnelly, Inc
Automated Light Environment Chamber
Magna Donnelly, Inc
Multi Product Converting Machine
MasterTag International
 Diametrical Fatigue Test Fixture
 Perfect Circle Division of Dana
 Weld Cell Integration
 Pridgeon & Clay, Inc
 Window Cost Reduction
 Rapid-Line, Inc
 Flower Pouch Manufacturing Machine
 VanTimmeren Greenhouse, Inc


2005 Industry-Sponsored Senior Projects

Project Title

Industry Sponsor

Automatic Aluminum Cutting Panel Saw
All Tech Engineering       
100000-5 Series Actuator Redesign
Eaton Aerospace
Dash Support Tub Final Machining Center
Gill Industries, Inc.
End Notch Mill
Haworth Inc.
Truck Scale Receiving RFID Tag Usage & Integration
Louis Padnos Iron & Metal Co.
VME Bus Analyzer
Smiths Aerospace 
Next Generation (CB-2300) Lift Axle Program
The Holland Group Inc. 
Fully Integrated Production Center Interface
Topcraft Metal Products Inc. 
Bale Processor & Pouch Filling Unit
VanTimmeren Greenhouse Inc.                             
Data Acquisition System Integration
Ventura Manufacturing


2004 Industry-Sponsored Senior Projects

Project Title
Industry Sponsor
Automated Microphone Boom
Self-Adjusting Automated Cart Grabber
Cascade Engineering
Piston Ring Scuff Tester
Dana - Perfect Circle Division
Active Vibration Isolation
GVSU School of Engineering
Pallet Inspection & Designation Machine
Industrial Resources of Michigan                
Three Axis Table
L3 Communications
Process Monitoring of Adhesive Coating Line
Oliver Products
Redesign of Hydromount
Paulstra CRC
Automatic Test Equipment Self Test
Smiths Aerospace ATE
Programmable DC Transient Generator
Smiths Aerospace PDTG
Flower Pouch Flattener
VanTimmeren Greenhouses


2003 Industry-Sponsored Senior Projects

Project Title
Industry Sponsor
Design of Universal Lighting Ballast
Access Business Group - Ada, MI
Portable Testing Device for Dashmat Grommets
Cascade Engineering - Grand Rapids, MI
Oil Detection and Containment System
Dana Perfect Circle Division - Muskegon, MI
Destructive Weld Test Machine
Knape & Vogt - Grand Rapids, MI
Controllable Magnetic Field Generator
L-3 Communications Corp. - Grand Rapids, MI
Automated Adhesive Tape Applicator
N-K Manufacturing Technologies -Grand Rapids, MI
Multiple Analog Signal Generator
Smiths Aerospace - Grand Rapids, MI
Effect of Part Geometry on the Mechanical
Properties of High-Pressure
Aluminum Die-Castings    
SPX Contech - Kalamazoo, MI
Variable Storage Device
Trane West Michigan - Grand Rapids, MI
Platt Windfeather Wind Turbine
Dr. Steve Platt
Pallet Dismantler
Industrial Resources - Grand Rapids, MI


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