Engineering Research and Design Center (ERDC)


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The Engineering Research and Design Center (ERDC) at San Francisco State University is about talented students working on industry and community projects.

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ERDC Projects (hide)

Here's a sample of ERDC project collaborations...

  • Assisting medical professionals in developing sensing and data storage systems for treatment of disease
  • Developing wheelchair designs
  • Conducting computer-aided seismic analysis of buildings
  • Designing/manufacturing adjustable and accessible furniture, adaptive equipment, and devices for disabled persons
  • Designing an alpha-wave controller for disabled persons
  • Conducting technical studies: vibration studies of buildings, rail safety studies, cable wear studies, water usage studies, pavement condition surveys, etc.
  • Developing full-wave electromagnetic models for high data rate circuits
  • Developing computer-based plant monitoring and warning systems
  • Developing a computer program to predict pipeline leakage
  • Researching/analyzing: motor control devices, anchorage devices, motion control devices, instrumentation, etc.
  • Designing/producing/implementing a network of self-powered audible wayfinding devices (Winner of the 2006 Professional Ground Management System Green Star Award for Urban University Grounds)
  • and many more here

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