P11454: Micro-Hydro Generator


Project Summary Project Information

Micro Hydro generators have the potential to make communities and homes situated near running water sources independent of the power grid. It also has the potential to provide power to those without access to it.



Project Name
Micro-Hydro Generator
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Project Family
Sustainable Technologies
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End Term
Faculty Guide
Ron Amberger
Faculty Consultant
Rick Lux
Industry TA
Rick Lux
Primary Customer
Ron Amberger

Team Documents

Planning Concept Level Design System Level Design

Mission Statement

Staffing Requirements

Intellectual Property Considerations

Preliminary Work Breakdown Structure

Team Values and Norms

Required Resources

Risks and Assessment

Identify Customer Needs

Establish Target Specifications

Generate Product Concepts

Select Product Concept(s)

Test Product Concept(s)

Set Final Specifications

Research Links

parts websites

design analysis tools

Concept Design Review Documents (SD I)

Detailed Design Review Documents (SD I)

Managerial Design Review Presentation (SD I)

Technical Conference Publication (SD II)

Poster Publication (SD II)

Project Review (SD II)

Managerial Design Review Presentation (SD II)

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