Bicycle Engineering

Bicycle Engineering is a rapid growth are within the Green agenda and CMA are delighted to announce this new offering (for the older cohort of students to start with) at CMA Summer Camps. Students will enjoy fascinating hands on bicycle wheel building, exploring key mathematical and scientific concepts when contemplating rim dimensions, diameters, spoke tensions and optimum spoke lengths among others. Studnets will appreciate the complexity of wheel building.

Students will also be introduced to the practical history of how the bicycle evolved over the years, including a live demo on a classic Penny Farthing bicycle!

This module will be developed into a more comprehensive, certified Bicycle Engineering courses in summer 2024. Please contact aengus@connemaramathsacademy.com for further details.