Choosing the right composite material
Taking inspiration from the Born to Engineer video from Nina Parsons, a young engineer who has combined her love of motorsport with a career in composite design, this resource supports students to increase their understanding of composites in a motorsport setting. Students will learn about different composites, with a specific focus on carbon fibre, Glass Reinforced Polyester (GRP), Kevlar and concrete, and perform compression and load tests on a sample of chocolate composites.
This video tells Nina's story in motorsport and supports different parts of the resource and activities.
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