Faculty Advisor

Rong, Yiming

Center

Wuhan, China

Abstract

Two WPI students collaborated with four Shanghai University students under Caterpillar Inc. sponsorship to redesign and optimize a rear protection system for custom ordered 980H Wheel Loaders for use in strenuous workplace environments. A final design, meeting all Caterpillar Inc.’s specifications, was created by an iterative design process focusing on innovative and resourceful design ideas, meeting ISO standards, strength, accessibility, safety, aesthetics and simplicity.

Publisher

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Date Accepted

February 2014

Major

Mechanical Engineering

Project Type

Major Qualifying Project

Accessibility

Unrestricted

Advisor Department

Mechanical Engineering

Project Center

Wuhan, China

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