Team # 107: PSULV Engineering TEAM PAGE

Penn State University Lehigh Valley
Center Valley, PA, United States

Contest:
Open An Umbrella
Host: Penn State College of Engineering
Saturday, February 27, 2016
Setup Time: 7:00 AM
Contest Start Time: 1:00 PM
Live Division III - Ages 18+ (College)
Team Leader: Christian Young
Team Members: 7
Invitations: 0



What we're studying:
Most of us here are all in different fields of engineering, some fields such as mechanical, aerospace, and chemical.

Our Team Leader's favorite quote:
"Failure is always an option" - Adam Savage

Suggestion for next year's challenge:
Pouring a glass of milk

Favorite Rube Goldberg video:
Our machine is focused on toys and movies. We used many classic movie references to Marvel, Disney, and other movie classics.

Our Step List

1. Buzz light year falls over
2. Buss light year pulls down the fan
3. The fan pushes a toy boat
4. Toy boat pushes over hulk that has magnets attached to him
5. Hulk swing on Spider Man web (string)
6. Pulls off counterweights on a toy shovel
7. Shovel rotates and hits the ground
8. Shovel releases the toy car
9. Toy car hits dominoes
10. Dominoes knock down support and cause ball to fall down a slide
11. Ball knocks down another support.
12. String is taped to said support and is pulled down.
13. String pulls on another shovel higher up and releases a marble into a funnel
14. Marble falls into a golf ball carrier
15. Golf ball carrier goes down a string and releases the string attached to superman
16. Superman falls and pulls a string
17. The string pulls on a roll of tickets causing it to roll down
18. The tickets hit a boxing glove
19. The boxing glove hits woody
20. Woody falls over and hits the meter stick
21. The meter stick falls over and hits the button on the umbrella.

Our Close-ups: Photos

Our Close-ups: Favorite Step

Our Close-ups: Task Completion

Our Machine Explaination and Walkthrough

Our Machine Run Videos