Faculty Advisor

Olinger, David J.

Abstract

This project focuses on the continued design of the WPI Ferry Kite Powered Water Pump for use in developing regions with lack of clean water resources. Improvements of the system during this project include; design, fabrication and testing of two styles of ferry kites and multiple iterations of the ground system. Field testing was conducted on the new system, and basic operation of the ferry was confirmed. The new ground system was tested under laboratory conditions.

Publisher

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Date Accepted

November 2017

Major

Mechanical Engineering

Project Type

Major Qualifying Project

Accessibility

Restricted-WPI community only

Advisor Department

Mechanical Engineering

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