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Week 4, Design-5: Forces of Flight

Engineering Outreach, University of Toronto - St. George Campus

Monday, July 27, 2015 - Friday, July 31, 2015
St. George Campus TorontoONCanada  M5S 0A7
Monday, July 27, 2015 - Friday, July 31, 2015
St. George Campus TorontoONCanada  M5S 0A7

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What's Included

Over the course of the week, students will work in groups to design a glider. Working with balsa wood, foam, SolidWorks 3D CAD software and a laser cutter, students will design and construct a wing aerofoil, a fuselage, a tail section and control surfaces (ailerons, rudder, elevator, flaps). Participants will have the opportunity to test their wings in order to calculate the lift and drag, learning how minor changes in wing geometry can lead to significant improvements in performance. The week will end with a flight competition that will test range and endurance.

About This Organizer

The Engineering Student Outreach Office (ESOO), created in Fall 2009, manages and administers the core outreach programs offered by the Faculty. We act as the central unit for outreach activities promoting Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education to a wide audience. We design and deliver programs centrally, and coordinate the activities by other entities including student organizations, Faculty members, and Departments. The vast majority of outreach activities supported by ESOO are pre-university programming.

The Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering is committed to inspiring youth within the community and across the world through outreach programming that focuses on engineering and applied sciences. These programs range from summer live-in programs to weekend courses during the fall and spring terms.

Below is a listing of our current program offerings. Click on the links to find out more about each program.

Organizer Info

  • Engineering Outreach, University of Toronto

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St. George Campus TorontoONCanada  M5S 0A7
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