Can you serve a tennis ball perfectly? It is a task that is impossible by itself, but Nicole Pflumm's engineering class was tasked with designing, fabricating and assembling a device that would do just that.
Nicole Pflum’s Engineering 113 class held the design competition at Summit Park tennis courts.
The goal of the design was to make a tennis ball launcher that served as a human would, close to the net and near the back corner of the court. The team projects ranged from bungee cords to pressure driven propulsion.