Projects

Bean Seed Dryer

The Bean Seed dryer utilizes sunlight to heat air trapped in the ductwork which is then forced into the drying hut by a large fan. Read more...
Bean Seed Thresher The Bean Seed Thresher is a device used to remove the beans from their hull after harvest. Read more ...
Cassava Grinder The Cassava Grinder uses an air drying bin to store and dry the cassava which can then be ground up by rotating the perforated barrel. The ground cassava can then be used as flour. Read more...
Clean Stove A clean stove is exactly as it sounds, a device that burns fuel so efficiently that emmissions and smoke are minimized. Read more...
Maize Grinder The Maize Flour Grinder can process maize into a usable flour consistency for cooking. Read more...
Mango Dryer The mango dryer utilizes the natural energy of the sunlight in tropical climates to dry mangos and other fruit so that it may be stored for extended periods of time. Read more...
Pigeon Pea Thresher Using pedal power, crops such as pigeon pea, soybean, and peanuts can be threshed and cleaned by air. Read more...
Portable Water Pump The portable pump was designed as an efficient way of moving water in any area needed. Read more...
Pressure Cooker Pots The design of a pressure cooker is utilized to adapt any pot or pan into an efficient method of cooking. Read more ...
Rope Pump The Rope Pump is a device made of scavenged materials to pump water from some distance, usually from a hand dug well. Read more...
Treadle Pump The Treadle Pump is primarily used to irrigate fields and move water horizontally via a treadle (oscillation movement) and two piston cylinders with rubber seals. Read more...
Other Projects This section of other projects contains some older projects and field work that has been done to implement MSU engineering ideas around the globe. Read more...