Publication Date

Summer 8-15-2019

Document Type

Final Report

Problem Statement

This is an alternative approach to sand bags which could save time and money when implementing temporary barriers around critical areas during times of flooding in flood plains or areas near rivers.

Author's School

School of Engineering and Applied Science

Author's Department

Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

Class Name

Mechanical Engineering Design Project (UMSL JME 410)


This is an incomplete design as it did not perform to expectations and needs improvement.