Duke University Motorsports is a student group that designs and builds open wheel, single seat race cars to compete in the Formula SAE competition sponsored by the Society of Automotive Engineers. The team consists of Duke students from both Pratt and Trinity, in all classes. The purpose of the team is to provide students with a way to gain practical design and manufacturing experience in a fun and challenging setting.
Sunday, February 17, 2013
3D printed car
So at the end of the year last year we decided to print a model of our car with the 3D printer. Here is the result:
The 10" printed FSAE car
Because of the size of the model, things had to be beefed up so that they wouldn't snap. This was a really annoying and time consuming process honestly, but it was worth it.