of California - Berkeley (Bears)"
The Bears relied on 5 people to deliver their presentation. They used 3 screens and presented their effort from a business standpoint.
After a brief introduction, the team explained how they strove to improve their delivery. Then they outlined their presentation.
The team began with a description of their operational breakdown structure and the methods employed for recruitment.
Then they elaborated on their concrete mix design and the parameters considered for the competition. Details were provided regarding constituents. The team described the software used to evaluate their design. They described their primary reinforcement and gave its composite properties.
Hull design came next. The team described the modifications made to last year’s design. They explained that their boat is more maneuverable and has a higher acceleration even thought it is more difficult to control.
Structural analysis and design came next. The team cited their goals and mentioned the desired safety factor. They explained how they made hand calculations and employed FEM.
The team elaborated on how they incorporated “float rings” into the hull in order to decrease weight. Then they explained how they constructed their mold and concrete, and elaborated on their curing and finishing techniques. They ended by saying that they thought that they had a pretty good boat.
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