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Design team videos

Posted by on March 1, 2012

Baja Team Back in the UMR days, the team built a vehicle that could drive on water. Watch it plunge into Little Prairie Lake and then across it. Advanced Aero Vehicle Group AAVG also designs and builds high-powered rockets. See a practice launch (wait for it, it’s about 30 seconds in). Human-Powered Vehicle Team In […]

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Fast bike

Posted by on November 19, 2007

Human-powered vehicle racer Jerrod Bouchard, a senior in mechanical engineering at UMR, recorded the third-fastest time ever by a college student this week in the World Human Power Speed Challenge at Battle Mountain, Nev.

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Lessons from Bolivia

Posted by on July 31, 2007

This past summer the University of Missouri-Rolla’s chapter of Engineers Without Borders traveled to two destinations in Bolivia to apply their engineering skills to local problems. The first destination was a small boarding school in the Amazon. There the problem consisted of finding a clean source of water. The second location was in Inca Katurapi, […]

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Explosives camp

Posted by on June 27, 2007

As NPR reported this summer, "Teens at explosives camp learn how to use dynamite to obliterate watermelons and blast rocks from the depths of mine shafts.

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