Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) learning with a mission is the nationwide challenge for our youngest designers and makers in this years’ Day of Design . Elementary school children can participate in the “Creating Hybrid Foods” challenge using SOLIDWORKS Apps for Kids for free! In this mission, students will: – explore how existing foods could be combined to create new hybrid foods with exciting new flavors and characteristics, – utilize an online, easy-to-use tool to create and
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Young designers use SOLIDWORKS to innovate and invent. The Technical Innovation and Invention Olympics is a countrywide contest for high school students in Poland. Thanks to the competition, future engineers can present their knowledge, skills, and also win an entry into a chosen University. Maciej Krzywicki, a student from Electrical, Electronics, and Mechanical High School in Bielsko-Biała, Poland, is one of the Olympics laureate’s with his project, “Mobile Furnace for Steel Heat Treatment”,
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Today we are featuring the Tufts Racing Team, a team of highly motivated engineering students from Tufts University (Medford, Massachusetts) who are perennial competitors in the Formula-Hybrid electric car competition. Since the year 2009 the Tufts Racing Team, composed of 25 to 40 students, has participated in the Formula Hybrid Competition in May in New Hampshire. They compete in the All Electric division that requires the design of the entire car, electric drive system, controls, safety
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5 months ago
Today student competitions can range from underwater to first reaches of space and everywhere in between. Students in these events get a chance to work with a fantastic range of technologies. A team can be made up students involved with disciplines such as mechanical, electrical, electronic, simulation, software development. Tasks involve activities including logging telemetry data after a test run flight, etc. and performing an FEA run on a structural frame design for a robot or Formula SAE car
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SOLIDWORKS has been a consistent supporter of FIRST competitions, where students from all across the globe showcase their talents in robotics. However, that is not the extent of our association. We take immense pride our very own FIRST Family at SOLIDWORKS, where we recently spoke with Nirali Jain who told us more about their involvement in this joyride. Nirali is the Safety Captain for her team STORMGEARS , that recently enjoyed her stint at the FIRST Robotics World Competition.
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6 months ago
FRC STORMGEARS For the next two weeks, high school students will compete in the FIRST ROBOTICS Championships, STEAMWORKS. SOLIDWORKS is a FIRST Crown Supplier in Houston & St. Louis. We are supporting a record number of 1200+ FIRST teams this season. FRC STORMGEARS Safety Award For the local teams, sponsorship includes our own employees as engineering mentors.
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6 months ago
This year’s SAE AERO Design West competition took place in the heart of the USA, nestled right in Fort Worth Texas. Students from all around the world and from different walks of life, filled the hotel lobby with propellers, DC motors, and aerodynamic fuselages, as they marched their planes in and out of the judges’ arena. Day 1 of the event was all about technical qualifications. A warm Texas morning welcomed the teams to the Thunderbird Field that hosted the Day 2’s agenda: Flight.
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7 months ago
FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) 2017 is here! Shared by SOLIDWORKS mentor, Earl Hasz January 7, 2017 marked the kickoff of the exciting design and build competition season. SOLIDWORKS is a FRC Crown Sponsor. To all teams that apply for sponsorship at www.solidworks.com/FIRST, SOLIDWORKS will provide the SOLIDWORKS Robotics Suite of software tools.
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mfs-team-may-2016-1 Egypt’s Masoura University Formula Student racing team, under the direction of faculty mentor, Dr Mohammed Awad, use their engineering skills both in and out of the classroom to compete on a world-wide stage. mansoura-formula-student-team-1 In their senior capstone design project, students not only analyzed their vehicle’s engine, with SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation, but also learned from these CFD results to improve design through iterations and to successfully compete as a
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Sogang University Robotic Technology You have a design project due in a few weeks. How do you explain your ideas to your instructor, classmates, and be successful? SOLIDWORKS can help. You heard about SOLIDWORKS for other students – but how do you start to learn on your own – if you have no time to take a SOLIDWORKS class.
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1 year ago
Introducing Unical Reparto Corse, a team of 30 highly motivated engineers from the University of Calabria (South of Italy). img-20160716-wa0028 The team has been participating at the Formula SAE competitions since the year 2006. During this time, they realized 5 cars. Limited budget did not keep this group from constantly innovating and creating. Most parts of their cars are created in their laboratories. engine frame This year, at the Italian round of Formula SAE in Varano de Melegari, the team
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European Rover Challenge 2016 1 European Rover Challenge is Europe’s largest space and robotic featuring science, business, new-technology sector, and the general public. Held in Jasionka, Poland, last month, students, researchers, and industry professionals participated in the Martian robot competition and exhibition. Over 60 student teams took part from 12 countries, including Canada, Italy, Peru, Australia and U.S. Poland, with the largest participation, 17 teams, engaged the crowd in this
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MOU Sogang University and SOLIDWORKS Innovation in robotic technology is expanding all over the world. Sogang University, department of mechanical engineering, researchers and students create the wearable robot, ANGELEGS and the WalkON Suit. Last week, Kenneth CLAYTON, Senior VP of Dassault Systemes SOLIDWORKS and Chulsoo LEE, Dean of Mechanical Engineering, Sogang University, participated in the MOU ceremony for the advancement of wearable robot development in Korea. MOU ceremony with Sogang
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Students from all across the United States of America gather for the InvenTeams Showcase at the 2016 EurekaFest Dozens of high school students in matching powder blue polo shirts excitedly set up their projects one week ago on Friday, June 17th, 2016, at the tenth annual Lemelson-MIT EurekaFest. The EurekaFest is` a two-day event celebrating youths who are interested in STEM (science, technology, engineering, math). The main exhibit of the EeurekaFest is the InvenTeams Showcase, which features
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1 year ago
rethink robotics SOLIDWORKS Education Edition 2016-2017 includes more value than ever before! SOLIDWORKS Education Edition now includes SOLIDWORKS Electrical Professional. It’s easier than ever to teach design, mechatronics, and robotics all in one simple interface. We’ve included SOLIDWORKS Composer and SOLIDWORKS Visualize, world-class documentation and rendering are at your fingertips.
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IMG_4792 The field is challenging at BAJA SAE India. IMG_4833 But the students are ready to compete. IMG_4806 The crowd gathers at the finals for BAJA SAE India. This week, the Times of India featured “SOLIDWORKS Bets Big on Make in India” Based on the engineering talent in India, students are ready to support our growing commercial customers.
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Warwick Univ Team 1 The UK’s University School of Engineering Warwick Satellite Team (WUSAT) continues to innovate with their development of a cube-shaped nano satellite, carried into space on a REXUS rocket. Warwick Univ Team 2 . This multi-discipline engineering team is using SOLIDWORKS to design and manufacture their product to support atmospheric research to establish a method for discovering Earth-like exoplanets. Warwick ESMO Students SOLIDWORKS Warwick students are not new to space.
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WPI SolidWorks Teacher Blog Since 1865, WPI has pioneered innovation in engineering education, research, and community. In our latest SOLIDWORKS case study with WPI, we interviewed Michael Gennert, Robotics Engineering Program Director at WPI. WPI was the first college in the USA to offer an undergraduate degree in Robotics Engineering. Students can not only model designs in 3D but also take advantage of integrated motion, analysis, and visualization tools.
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Beautiful Solutions SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog 1 Can your Senior Design Project change the world? Engineering seniors throughout the US and Canada know this time of year. Graduation is just around the corner, but first students have to complete the Senior Design Project, Capstone Project or Master Qualifying Project. No matter what you call it, we know there are engineering students that have great ideas to make great design happen.
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Baylor_Baja_2015 One of the best parts about going to SOLIDWORKS WORLD is catching up with friends you meet once a year – every year at SOLIDWORKS WORLD. There will be new faces this year on stage, in breakout sessions, and at the Partner Pavilion. Educators and researchers from all over the world are joining this event. If you cannot come, you can still attend the live streaming of the event by registering http://sww16.wavecast.io/ How Fab Labs Go Started Monday General Session will feature
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SWW EDU Slide 1C UTA Formula SAE SOLIDWORKS WORLD 2016, DALLAS Texas will bring together 5000+ engineers and designers to celebrate everything SOLIDWORKS. From January 31, 2016 – February 3, 2016 engineering students will be part of the biggest 3D design celebration. Baylor_Baja_2013 We are fortunate to feature competitive teams from Texas. In the Partner Pavilion be certain to visit students to find out how they use SOLIDWORKS and SOLIDWORKS Simulation to be competitive in SAE events.
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Slide6 January 9, 2016 marks the FIRST Robotics Competition FRC Kickoff for the new game, FIRST Stronghold(TM). SOLIDWORKS is a FRC Crown Sponsor. To all teams that apply for sponsorship at www.solidworks.com/FIRST, SolidWorks will provide the SOLIDWORKS Robotics Suite of software tools. Andy Mark AM14U3 Wide We have created a great Kit of Parts modeled in SOLIDWORKS thanks to AndyMark and other SolidWorks customers, many parts are in native SOLIDWORKS format.
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Project VOLAT 3 Dassault Systemes Project of the Year 2015 design contest showcases student designs throughout the world. My colleague, Wei Li sent me great SOLIDWORKS images and models by students to share with you. Project VOLAT 1 Project VOLAT – Prototype Drone Design and Manufacturing by Alex Norieg, Universidad Tecnológica de Chihuahua, Mexico, is about the development of a drone able to make video streaming to PCs and smartphones via WiFi. The drone can be controlled remotely through
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2 years ago
EBEC 2015 SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog 1 EBEC 2015 – European BEST Engineering Competition brings together talented engineering and engineering technology students to compete in local and regional design competitions. The aim of EBEC is to raise social awareness of all students in relation to current global technical tasks (problems). EBEC offers the possibility for students to engage in these issues while developing their technical skills, presentation skills, ability to work in teams and providing
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