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Prospective Members

New members are welcome to join at any time. There is no prior-knowledge required- we'll teach you everything you need to know! There is no membership fee required, and we welcome any major to join, not just those in the school of engineering. To join, email one of the directors below: 


As one of the largest student organizations at the UCLA, our goal is to foster a welcoming learning environment where students can find their passion and career. We provide real-world, team-oriented, and project-based experience to students while preparing them to pursue any career. Bruin Racing also aims to make engineering an accessible and inclusive environment for any aspiring student.


Computer Aided Design (CAD)

Learn Solidworks, an industry-standard CAD program. You'll learn: 


-3D features   




-Finite Element Analysis

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Finite Element Analysis

Learn how to use Finite Element Analysis to simulate expected loads the car will undergo, optimize design, and find points of failure.  Get experience with different aspects of FEA, such as: 

-Creating Simulation Studies

-Fixtures and Loading

-Analyzing Results


Learn the theory behind composites including, from mold creation to layup. You'll work with materials such as:

-Prepeg carbon fiber   

-Dry carbon fiber   

-Wet fiberglass   

-Carbon fiber layups

Electronic Circuit


Learn about the fundamentals of analog circuits, including:


-Passive components: Resistors, Capacitors  

-Active components: MOSFETS, Diodes, Sensors  

-PCB Design  

-Arduino circuitry and programming

Manual Machining

Learn the basics and beyond of manufacturing, getting experience in areas such as: 

-Basic tools, including drills, impact drivers, wrenches, etc.

-Larger shop machines, including manual mills, bandsaws, lathes, and drill presses



Learn what it takes to become a CNC Machinist. You'll learn everything from:


-Programming a 3-axis CNC
-Feeds and speeds
-Machine setup and operation

GTAW/TIG Welding and Metal Fabrication

Learn the basics of Tungsten Inert Gas Welding and Metal Fabrication. This hands-on training includes:


-Safety and set up of TIG welding equipment
-Use of various welding tools
-SAE Weld Testing

Metalworker using Welding Machine


-Be surrounded by a group of students committed to educational and professional development
-Attend tons of fun socials, from beach days to BBQs
-Attend yearly club retreats in fun places like Malibu and Big Bear

-Attend socials with your team, the club, and other engineering clubs

-Join in our intramural sports teams

-Build lifelong friendships with your teammates


-Access to exclusive infosession and recruitment events with recruiters from companies such as Boeing, SpaceX, Moog, and GM

-Participate in resume and cover letter workshops

-Have your resume distributed to companies via the Bruin Racing resume book

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