ConcreteCanoe.org's award for "Outstanding Achievement" - for sweeping the races
Laval represented the New England
Conference and made their tenth national appearance.
relied on 2 people to make their presentation; 1 man and 1 woman.
The presenters were dressed business casual.
The team used 1 screen and included several animations.
team began by introducing their theme and team members.
After outlining their goals, they discussed their approach to project
management. They described their
analysis techniques and specified the magnitude and location of the critical
stress. Then they outlined how they
met the critical design requirements.
described the constituents that they included in their mix and mentioned that it
was very light in weight. They
specified the material characteristics of the final mix.
Then the team described the empirical tests that they used for composite
analysis and specified the flexural stress of their composite.
and canoe construction came next. The
team detailed the process and gave the person hours expended.
They explained their finishing techniques and touched on the efforts
spent to train the paddling team.
team wrapped up by summarizing the project before bringing their presentation to
a very strong conclusion.
presentation was “stunning” from a technical standpoint and the team was on
their best game.
Canoe Name/Weight: "Voltage"/100 lb
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