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By the end of the internship, the students should be able to provide Lancaster Sheet metal (sponsor company) with a valid design for a collapsible intermodal container in order to minimize their shipping costs. As understood from Lancaster Sheet Metal, the company ships its products in intermodal containers, and then the containers are sent back empty. Hence, if 2 or 3 containers can be collapses and sent back with cost of one, it will help Lancaster Sheet Metal reduce shipping costs and achieve higher profits.
Dr. R. Fleisig
Mina Khalil and Ahmed Shohayeb
Lancaster Sheet Metal
Engineering - mechanical
Construction and infrastructure
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