Engineering - Slot Car Design, 3D Printing and Racing - Fall 2024 (#858)

Start Date: 2024-09-04

End Date: 2024-11-06

Start Time: 16:30

End Time: 18:30

  • filter_dramaClass Description

    Note: There are no classes on holidays Dive into the dynamic world of car body design in this hands-on class! Students will embark on a thrilling journey of designing, 3D printing, and racing their very own slot car. This course introduces participants to the basics of car body design using Fusion 360, a leading 3D design software. As part of the curriculum, students will not only design their cars but also bring them to life through 3D printing. The excitement continues on PVNet's expansive new SCALEXTRIC track, where students will practice and compete in slot car racing. Learning outcomes: - 3D Design Skills: Gain proficiency in using Fusion 360 to design customized slot car bodies. - Spatial Awareness: Develop an understanding of spatial relationships and dimensions. - Creativity: Exercise creativity in designs that reflect unique individual style and function. - CAD Skills (Computer Aided Design): Enhance your capabilities and learn basic engineering skills utilizing professional software for real-world applications. Who Should Enroll: This course is perfect for hobbyists, slot car enthusiasts, aspiring engineers, and anyone interested in engineering and artistic design. Whether you're looking to understand the basics of 3D design or just want to have fun racing cars, this class provides a wildly engaging and satisfying environment for all.

  • placeAdditional Information

    The class fee includes the cost of materials, students will take their work home. Fun Option: Students may take their slot car home for an additional $25

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