Engineering Design & Development (Motorsports) (NLPS)

Course Overview

Engineering Design and Development is a one-year course that specializes in modern design and engineering processes with a focus on creative problem solving. This hands-on, student-driven course allows the students to develop skills in multiple disciplines such as mechanical and electrical engineering, fabrication, automotive technology, physics, product research, project management, and business management all while focusing on the world of motorsports and alternative energy. Students will work in a hands-on environment designing, funding, building, and testing their Electrical Vehicle (EV) Grand Prix electric racing karts and their Super Mileage Vehicle While also competing in State and National competitions in the Fall and Spring semesters. Students will also be receiving 4 credits in Automotive Services Technology I and 2 credits in Engineering Design and Development.


Ivy Tech Dual College Credits Available

Course College Credits Prerequisite(s) Other
AUTI 100 3    
AUTI 111 Electrical I 3 AUTI 100  
AUTI 121 Brake Systems 3 AUTI 111  

 

DOE Course

0370/0371/0628

Recommended Grade Level

12

Required Prerequisite

Principles of Engineering

High School Credits

  • 2 semester course
  • 2 semesters required
    • 0370 Principles of Automotive Service (2 credits)
    • 0371 Brake Systems (2 credits)
    • 0628 Engineering Design and Development (2 credits)

Qualifies as quantitative reasoning courses

Course Fees

$75.00