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The 2013 Lawrence Tech SAE Aero Design® team will compete in the regular class against teams from around the world. Their challenge is to design, build, test, and fly a heavy-lift radio-controlled aircraft. Given a set of constraints, the goal is to airlift the most weight possible. A competitive 10-pound plane will lift 30 pounds of payload.
Constraints specified in the 2013 competition rule book include a maximum linear dimension (length plus width plus height) of 225 inches, an unmodified OS 0.61 FX engine, and the restriction that no fiber-reinforced plastics can be used as construction materials. The planes also have to take off within 200 feet and land within 400 feet.
A Lawrence Technological University sophomore hopes to use a $1,000 research award from the Provost’s Office to finance a trip to a major astronomical conference where he hopes to present a paper on a new method for categorizing galaxies.
"The Role of Technology in Healthcare” is the topic of the annual President’s Symposium at Lawrence Technological University on Tuesday, Oct. 7, at 7 p.m.
Lawrence Technological University (LTU) has been named to the “Military Friendly Schools” list for 2015 compiled by Victory Media, the publisher of G.I. Jobs.
The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) recently highlighted research by the Center for Innovative Materials Research at Lawrence Technological University on using carbon-fiber post-tensioned cables to extend the service life of box-beam bridges.
The United States is joining an international student competition for robot design for the first time this year, and on Saturday, Sept. 27, Lawrence Technological University (LTU) will host the first-ever national championships to determine who will represent their country at the World Robot Olympiad (WRO).
LTU Professor Donald Carpenter The 2014 Regional Storm Water Summit hosted by the Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner’s Office, Pure Oakland Water and Lawrence Technological University (LTU) will be held at on Friday, Oct. 3, on the university’s campus, 21000 West 10 Mile Ro...