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Boat Hull Design
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Boat Hull Design

Feb 24, 2015 by

For my senior project I am researching and testing the drag reducing abilities of superhydrophobic aerogels when applied to the bottom of boat hulls.

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Soft robot print
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Soft robot print

Jan 27, 2015 by

This is an algorithmically generated soft robot created by Alvin Andino ’15 for his faculty advisor Professor John Rieffel of Union College’s computer science department, using the Stratasys Connex 500 .

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Update on Professor Rice’s Sphagnum moss models
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This is the continuation of the project that Carson Miller and Samuel Ratcliffe has worked on in the past (2013-2014). They have successfully come up with the working SolidWorks model for the Sphagnum moss models that can be printed (some of the printed prototypes are displayed in our studio). The updated version of Carson’s model can be seen in the slide show. Prof. Rice’s...

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Boat Hull Senior Project
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As part of Dylan Magida’s Senior Project, he had to design a boat hull. He first designed the bottom of the boat hull with a curved bottom. His second design had a flat bottom.

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Spring Term at UCDS: 4/25/14
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For the next couple of months, design studio staff will be working hard to model Professor Rice’s sample of Sphagnum moss. The goal is to create a 3D moss bed on top of which a living canopy will be grown.

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3-D Printed Tweezers
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3-D Printed Tweezers

Jan 22, 2014 by

One of the items recently printed this week was some tweezers. These tweezers will be used for removing delicate 3-D printed items from a solution that dissolves support material.

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Precision Parts for Robots
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Our most recent print job features parts for a maze solving robot, as well as a pair of tweezers. Check out the pictures below to see the awesome capabilities unleashed by the Connex 500.

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Smithsonian Starts 3D Scanning
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The Smithsonian Institution has started 3D scanning pieces of their collection, and are making models available for download in a thingiverse-style format. More info here. Can we do the same thing with our collections at Union? Can the Visual Arts/Art History Departments print some of these models out as teaching...

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