23 teams, 17 nations, over 200 students… all competing to be crowned 2011 F1 in Schools™ World Champions…. the race is on. The 2011 F1 in Schools™ World Finals begins Monday and students will travel from all 4 corners of the globe to be in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia for this prestigious annual event.
That's the headline in F1 in Schools recent press release about the 2011 championship. As a long time support of this organization, Siemens is excited about this event as we watch future engineers test what they've learned using CAD/CAM and CFD technology. Here’s a sneak peek at two of the 23 teams. These two teams used Solid Edge to design their cars. Thanks to Siemens own Armin Gittinger who is an active supporter and coach for the teams in Germany!
BETAGREEN - Germany 100% of the car was designed in Solid Edge ST3 NX Flow was used for CFD
HAWKS This team is a collaboration between the runner-up from the nationals in Germany and the US. These students had to over come time zones to virtually collaborate to design, manufacture and test their car! 100% of the car was designed in Solid Edge ST2. (Image was edited in Photoshop)