About this Course
Research & Development in F1
This course includes
Explore the cutting-edge world of Formula 1 Research and Development in this self-paced course. Delve into the technological innovations that drive the fastest racing machines on the planet. Uncover the principles of aerodynamics, materials science, and advanced simulations utilized to optimize performance and enhance safety.
Taught by an industry expert, this course will allow you to gain valuable insights into the relentless pursuit of speed and efficiency in F1.
Upon successful course completion, each student will receive an official Motorsport Engineer certificate. All students are free to interact with the instructor and benefit from industry networking opportunities, professional recommendations, and advice.
Duration & Difficulty
- 42 Lessons
- Intermediate Difficulty
- Approximate time required to complete course: 6 hours
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Your Course Instructor
Amber holds First Class Honours for her MEng in Mechanical Engineering from Queen’s University Belfast. After graduating, she worked for Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One Team as a Test and Development Engineer, utilising her data reporting, analytics, and data analysis skills to support the team through multiple world championship wins. In 2021, she earned a certificate in Business Sustainability Management from the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership and began working at Evolve and Anode as Strategy and Partnerships Manager, where her role focuses on sustainable engineering solutions through technology and innovation.
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Instructor background & qualifications
What is R&D?
Roles and Qualifications Required
Test Schedule for Component Introduction
Inspection of Test Specimens
Points to Note
Safety Testing: Static Testing
Safety Testing: Impact Testing
Regulation Deflection Testing
- Bi- and Tri-Axis
- Quarter Car Road Simulator
- Full Car Road Simulator
Control Code and BBW Performance
Design in F1
Access Duration: Lifetime ⓘ
Duration for which video lessons, downloadables, quizzes and assignments will be made available from the time of enrolment.
Mode of Delivery: Online ⓘ
Lessons are managed by experienced course leaders leveraging online means.
E-mail support ⓘ
We provide support throughout the duration of the course.
A certificate will be awarded upon course completion so you can share your achievement with your network.
Interact with instructor ⓘ
Network with motorsport engineering professionals and receive the advice you are looking for.
Impress your course leaders by excelling at the challenges they present to you.
Watch lessons in any order ⓘ
Start from the beginning or the end - you choose!
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