Publication Date

Fall 2021

Document Type

Final Report

Embargo Date


Problem Statement

This design project explored the concept of a bike that can float on water and be used to assist lifeguards in rescues. The goal was for it to be quickly converted from a road to water configuration and be quick and stable enough to be a useful tool in saving drowning swimmers.

Author's School

McKelvey School of Engineering

Author's Department

Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

Class Name

Mechanical Engineering Design Project (MEMS 411)