Portfolio Category: Manufacturing

MG Midget Powertrain Swap

Over the past few summers I decided to work towards gaining a broader and more practical understanding of cars, so began a personal project to replace the original engine in a 1975 MG Midget 1500 with a Rover K-Series engine. The project has involved plenty of research and sourcing of components. The first stage was to remove the...
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Flow Tunnel

My main third year project was a group project to design and manufacture a flow tunnel which could then be used for experimentation to assess the accuracy of computational fluid dynamics (CFD) software. As usual I headed the design and manufacturing, designing the entire tunnel by myself along with all of the CAD work. I coordinated...
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Motorised Winch

This was a second year group project. The brief was to design and manufacture a winch capable of lifting 250kg. I led the design and again did all of the CAD work. Our design was unique in mounting the rear bearing chamber internally to reduce the length of shaft overhang. It completed testing with no...
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Vending Machine

For my A level Product Design course I designed and manufactured a prototype vending machine that does not require electricity to function. Despite the lack of electricity, the machine can accept a variety of coins which it can add up and then dispense a variety of products in different price categories. The work was innovative enough...
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