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PTC and Motorola Sponsor Design Competition

PTC and Motorola Sponsor Design Competition

Design Subject:

Use Pro/ENGINEER to create the future of Motorola's Cellular Communication Devices

Design Requirement:

The device must be a clamshell shape with an innovative hinge

This hinge concept should work equally well for a cell phone or for a device with a QWERTY board

The device should have an open/close mechanism that holds the unit closed and at a readable open position

There should be a means of routing circuitry between the two halves of the device

The device should have a minimum of 24 lines that can survive 100k cycles of opening and closing the unit

Team Format:

Students must form teams of at least 2 but no more than 4 to work together to solve the design problem. (There is no limit on the number of teams from the same college or university that enter the competition)

Prizes:

Four (4) winning teams will be selected. Each of the four winning teams will receive the following:

1. A weekend trip (Thursday through Sunday) and Awards Ceremony (Destination of the trip TBD)

2. $500 gift certificate for each team member

3. Cool Motorola Communications Devices

4. Pro/ENGINEER and Pro/MECHANICA Student Editions

5. In addition, the team that wins "Best Overall Design" will receive a bonus $10,000 cash prize!

Registration:

NOW to February 1, 2002

For more information:

contact Dr. Guangming Zhang

Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering

zhang@eng.umd.edu

301-405-3565

January 28, 2002


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