Date of Award
Santa Clara : Santa Clara University, 2022.
AVA is an undergraduate engineering senior project that focuses on the design and integration of a roving vending machine. Such a product looks to utilize passing period foot traffic on college campuses when students and faculty do not have time to walk to a dining hall. In an effort to showcase a proof of concept, the team built a working prototype that consists of multiple subsystems. The vehicle has the ability to move with the use of remote control, autonomously sense obstacles and stop on its own, quickly dispense chilled beverages at a convenient customer location, and power itself with the use of a solar panel and a redundant battery supply.
Elwell, Nicholas; Hibbs, Jordan; Jovanovic, Jagos; Lindeman, Alec; and Matusich, Antonio, "AVA: The Roving Vending Machine" (2022). Mechanical Engineering Senior Theses. 120.