From rockets to rollercoasters, School of Engineering teams launch innovative designs for competitions

A dozen competition teams led by Liberty University School of Engineering students have hit the ground running this semester with the research and development of a variety of projects — from virtual rollercoasters to rockets and concrete canoes.


The teams are manufacturing and testing their projects in the new Hudgins Civil Engineering Building in preparation for competitions this fall through next summer. They are categorized as either mechanical, electrical, or civil engineering-based. Mechanical teams include Human-Powered Vehicle Challenge, Liberty Motorsports Baja (offroad vehicles), Formula SAE (racecars), Liberty Rocketry, and Theme Park Engineering, which was the first to compete last month.


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