Postgraduate Abstract Submission Form Semester 1 2014

AMME Postgraduate Capstone Project AMME5021 Seminars – Semester 1 2014
Friday the 23rd of May 2014 (Week 11)
Student Seminar Day
For Capstone Project B Students - AMME5021, please complete this form and email it to
[email protected] by Wednesday the 16th of April 2014 (Week 7). Earlier
submissions are encouraged and most welcome. MIPPS Students are allowed an additional week to
submit seminar details.
Please do not submit the form in PDF format, Word is the preferred format.
Your Last Name:
Your Given Name:
Student ID:
Your Supervisor (The person who gave you most advice);
and Co-Supervisor (if applicable);
(If your supervisor or co-supervisor) is external i.e. from industry or another University, please
provide contact details e.g. email, address and or business telephone number)
Area of engineering (specific to your degree stream NOT your Thesis topic):
 Mechanical or
 Mechatronic or
 Aeronautical or
 Biomedical or
Title and abstract of your seminar (not more than 50 words):
Note that the title will be abbreviated to 2-3 words on the timetable.
John Smith
Co-Supervisor :
Prof. James Brown
Dr. James Morrison
FEM Analysis of a Saxophone
The use of FEM as applied to the design of musical instruments is increasing in acceptance.
Traditional methods of saxophone design utilize a great deal of expert musical input which is
increasingly scarce and difficult to quantify. This Thesis focuses on comparing a saxophone
with its equivalent FEM model.