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Smitty’s Fabrication Training Videos

This series of training videos were prepared by Robert “Smitty” Smith to help our engineering students understand the principles of fabrication necessary for project based learning.

Hand Tools

Fasteners

Soldering

Measurements and Layouts

Metal Forming, Part 1

Metal Forming, Part 2

Cutting, Grinding and Fitting

Advanced MIG Welding

Superluminal: Chapters 1-5

Superluminal, the new book by R. W. Frost, follows David Minor’s experiences with MitsukoTek Corporation’s troublesome Satellite 9.  It is the year 2035 and a new technology has swept the globe… Here are Chapters 1 through 5.

Chapter 1 Wanting to be left alone, David finds himself caught up in something uncomfortable.

Chapter 2: David finds he has caught the interest of MitsukoTeK Corporation.

Chapter 3: More on David Minor’s uneasy relationship with MitsukoTek Corporation as he is drawn into helping their wayward Satellite 9.

Chapter 4: David finds that surpassing Siggy and Kwan to get to Satellite 9 may have real benefits.

Chapter 5: David finds Qishu to be more than he expected in Chapter 5 of R. W. Frost’s Superluminal.

(Read by scrolling the image or by using the page down and up buttons at the bottom.)

Superluminal Classic 2018-4-23
Thank you

Intro to Racecar Engineering: 20 Thank You

Smitty and Professor McCarthy say thank you!

 

Intro to Racecar Engineering:19 Smitty's Library

Intro to Racecar Engineering: 19 Smitty’s Library

Smitty shares his library of resources.

 

Intro to Racecar Engineering: 18 Team Do's

Intro to Racecar Engineering: 18 Team Do’s

Smitty shares team do’s.

 

 

Intro to Racecar Engineering: 17 Team Don'ts

Intro to Racecar Engineering: 17 Team Don’ts

Smitty shares team don’ts.

 

 

Intro to Racecar Engineering: 16 Performance Ideals

Intro to Racecar Engineering: 16 Performance Ideals

Smitty discusses performance ideals and overall principles such as weight distribution, body shape, and safety. 

 

 

Intro to Racecar Engineering: 15 Electronic Fuel Injection

Intro to Racecar Engineering: 15 Electronic Fuel Injection Systems

Smitty shares information regarding electronic fuel injection systems.

 

 

Intro to Racecar Engineering 14

Intro to Racecar Engineering: 14 CV Transmissions

Smitty describes continuously variable transmissions. This is the fourteenth video in a series developed for UCI’s racecar engineering program. 

 

 

Intro to Racecar Engineering: 13 Tires

Intro to Racecar Engineering: 13 Tires

Smitty shares tips of the trade regarding tires.