MAE 4250

MAE 4250

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2018-2019.

Project course to research, design, build, develop, and compete with a Formula SAE car for intercollegiate competition. Students work in interdisciplinary teams using concurrent engineering and systems engineering principles applied to complex mechanical, electromechanical, and electronic systems.

When Offered Fall, Spring.

Permission Note Enrollment limited to: engineering juniors and seniors or permission of instructor.

Course Attribute (CU-UGR)

  • Students will have learned and be able to apply mathematical, engineering, and communication skills and tools. Be able to solve problems, and function in a professional environment. Be able to learn how to learn information not covered in formal courses one has taken.
  • Be able to design vehicles that will win the Formula SAE competition. This requires an engineering systems view: consider the customers, requirements, functions, structure and implementation. To learn how to maximize the points the team will win in the competition: trading off cost, time, technology, training, etc.
  • Developed an enjoyment of engineering and the team.
  • Have created conditions for future teams to be able to win via learning how to utilize engineering research and knowledge engineering.

View Enrollment Information

  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Graded

  • 10590 MAE 4250   LEC 001

    • TBA
    • Callister, J

  • For Engineering juniors & seniors. 3 cr: team leaders 4 cr. No pre-enrollment. M.E. Seniors taking FSAE for senior design should enroll in MAE 4291. 3 cr: team leaders 4 cr.