Tag Archives: Vehicle Challenge

Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge logo
Programs like the Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge are made possible in part by the generous support of industry volunteers as well as NFPA Education and Technology Foundation and Pascal Society donors. Support these efforts by making a donation. With the support of NFPA Pascal Society donors, the 2020/21 school year’s NFPA Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge program will...

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Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge
Programs like the Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge are made possible in part by the generous support of industry volunteers as well as NFPA Education and Technology Foundation and Pascal Society donors. Support these efforts by making a donation. The NFPA Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge Design and Specification Midway Reviews are underway this December and January. The reviews...

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Collaboration
One of the goals NFPA works to accomplish with our workforce programs is to connect students in our educational programs to careers in the fluid power industry at NFPA member companies. It's always great to hear the success stories! NFPA member, Jim Kaas, of Iowa Fluid Power (IFP), recently hired two students that he met through...

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Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge
The 15 university teams competing in the Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge recently completed their Design and Specification Midway Reviews. These are webinar presentations prepared and put on by students and scored by industry judges. Students are evaluated on criteria such as their vehicle design and objectives, fluid power circuit, and selection of hardware. This gives judges...

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Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge
The NFPA Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge is based on an initiative pioneered by Parker Hannifin Corporation. This STEM competition challenges college engineering students to redesign a traditional bicycle using hydraulics as the mode of power transmission. This year, we have twelve university teams that will participate in the final competition, which will take place in April....

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Chainless Challenge
  by Eric Lanke NFPA CEO Many thanks to the NFPA members who recently joined me to witness and participate in Parker Hannifin’s final Chainless Challenge program. In case you’re not familiar with it, the program challenges college engineering students to redesign a traditional bicycle using hydraulics as the mode of power transmission. Paul Heney...

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