Formula SAE Michigan – Engineering Students at their best

University of Akron - FSAE Michigan

The Formula SAE Michigan event tests students’ engineering skills in automotive design, business practices, team work and presentation skills.  The students here are from all over the world and have been working tirelessly for days to get their cars ready to compete.

The SolidWorks EDU team got to visit many teams today and now I get to share their favorite Add Ins –   SolidWorks applications – with you. 

  1. To get full flow simulation for the intake manifold, turn on SolidWorks Flow Simulation.  Click Tools,  Add Ins.  Check the SolidWorks Flow Simulation box.  Otherwise just FlowXpress is active.
  2. If you have a circuit board layout, use the Circuit Works Add In to get a 3D respresentation of the board.  Turn on SolidWorks Routing for electrical cable and wire harness
  3. The technical presentation for the judges needs Photoview 360.  Turn on Photoview 360 Add In and produce great images.

I can’t  wait to find tips for tomorrow.  Marie

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Marie Planchard

Marie Planchard

Senior Director, Early Engagement, 3DEXPERIENCE Works at Dassault Systemes
Marie Planchard is an education and engineering advocate. As Senior Director of Education & Early Engagement, SOLIDWORKS, she is responsible for global development of content and social outreach for the 3DEXPERIENCE Works products across all levels of learning including educational institutions, Fab Labs, and entrepreneurship.
Marie Planchard