NFPA Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge

Ages:Undergraduate

Types:Performance, Presentation

Categories:engineering, STEM

Scope:National

This competition has not yet posted any deadlines.

The NFPA Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge is a workforce development program designed to support teams of undergraduate students (through a senior capstone design project or extracurricularly) as they develop a fluid powered vehicle (bicycle) without the use of chains or belts.

Teams must create their own bicycle including fluid power in its design.

Teams are typically required to include:

  • An accumulator for storing energy
  • Some form of an electronic control system for the vehicle
  • Regeneration technology

The members of the judging committee will review the quality of the final paper and presentation, the design and cost analysis, quality of the vehicle design and concept, and the ability of the team to work together.
This competition has not yet listed it's awards.

Website: http://nfpahub.com/fpc/vehicle-challenge/

Managing Organization: National Fluid Power Association (NFPA)

Contact:
Alyssa Burger
alyssa@umn.edu
(612) 624-4991

Entry Fee:

This competition is open to students in Undergraduate.

This competition has not yet posted any deadlines.

Overview

The NFPA Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge is a workforce development program designed to support teams of undergraduate students (through a senior capstone design project or extracurricularly) as they develop a fluid powered vehicle (bicycle) without the use of chains or belts.

Process

Teams must create their own bicycle including fluid power in its design.

Teams are typically required to include:

  • An accumulator for storing energy
  • Some form of an electronic control system for the vehicle
  • Regeneration technology

Criteria

The members of the judging committee will review the quality of the final paper and presentation, the design and cost analysis, quality of the vehicle design and concept, and the ability of the team to work together.

Awards

This competition has not yet listed it's awards.

Participate

Website: http://nfpahub.com/fpc/vehicle-challenge/

Managing Organization: National Fluid Power Association (NFPA)

Contact:
Alyssa Burger
alyssa@umn.edu
(612) 624-4991

Entry Fee:

This competition is open to students in Undergraduate.

Deadlines

This competition has not yet posted any deadlines.