The Bicycle and the Engineer

MAE 199
Spring Term 1997

Barrie Royce & Lex Smits

An exploration of some of the Engineering concepts needed to design and understand the functioning of a bicycle.

The emphasis will be on a hands-on learning experience, where open- ended problems will be posed that cover bicycle aerodynamics, materials, structure and dynamics.


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