Design, analysis and testing of a formula sae car chassis 20020300 this paper is taken from work completed by the first author as a member of the 1999 cornell university formula sae team and discusses several of the concepts and methods of frame design, with an emphasis on their applicability to fsae cars. Pdf formula sae chassis design to improve suspension tuning. Exhaust optimization for viking motorsports formula sae. Engine located in chassis, set in the rearmost possible position. The purpose of this report is to summarize analysis done during the 2016 design cycle to determine an optimal chassis torsional stiffness design target for future mracing formula sae vehicles. Sae international has held formula sae as a practical student education. The most convenient chassis types, materials and production methods are gathered from literature and represented. Design and optimization of a formula sae racecar chassis. Subframe will be attached to the carbon chassis using the resin fill technique not shown in picture build a chassis that is lighter, stiffer, and stronger than previous university of utah formula sae chassis develop design, analysis, and manufacturing processes.
The main objectives are to reduce the overall weight of the car and at the same time increase the stiffness and strength of the vehicle components. The chassis design has a triangular truss structure supporting this mount for the sole purpose of supporting this load. This project aims to provide a chassis for the 2011 rev electric fsae race car vehicle, the design must comply with the rule outlined by the 2011 fsae rulebooksae, 2011. Design of a tubular steel space framefor a formula student race car a. Ashish avinash vadhe design and optimization of formula sae suspension system 611 international journal of current engineering and technology, vol. Although there is no team for the competition this year it is. Make the steering axis go through the center of the tire contact patch. Fsae chassis design and manufacturing by marcel okoli issuu.
The judges always ask us about the goals of the car. Fsae tutor knowledge hub for formula student enthusiasts. This report outlines the final design of the chassis to be utilised by the vu team. Fsae chassis design and manufacturing published on feb 3, 2016 the goal of this project was to coordinate with other teams powertrain, suspension and ergonomics to design and build a fully. To design a chassis that is easy to manufacture, we took the following approaches.
Part of each chassis design cycle is the determining of a chassis stiffness target for that vehicle. The content of the paper contains a series of results obtained from frame loads at. Fsae tutor is a knowledge hub for formula student enthusiasts. The objective of this project is to design the chassis for queens 2006 formula sae car. Completion of the project has seen the design of geometry for the suspension arms.
The design requirements for the new electric powertrain were the ability to deliver the peak power of 80kw allowed by rules and meet the mass goal of 23kg. The first competition was started back in 1979 after mark marshek, then at the university of houston texas contacted sae educational relations department in 1978. In this undergraduate research project report, fundamental approach to formula student race car chassis design is discussed. The victoria university vu fsae team is to enter the 2017 australian competition with a new racing vehicle. The competition is judged based on the engineering, performance, and cost of a formula style car designed to. Team fsae powertrain has made tremendous strides in the final phase of the senior design process. Steering system and suspension design for a formula saea racer. The overriding objectives in the design of the chassis. Design and optimization of an fsae frame, suspension, and. Decide what rims and tires youll use, then design a suspension based on those. Chassis torsional rigidity analysis for a formula sae racecar.
This tool was used to optimize the geometry as shown in figure 1. Design process from concept to success, step by step tasks to design a competitive formula student car. Students are tasked with designing and fabricating a vehicle that can be sold to a manufacturing rm for mass production and targets the. Redesign of an fsae race cars steering and suspension system. Values specific to the 2006 mracing fsae vehicle have been excluded from this report to protect the competitive interests of the team. Formula student electric assembly animation youtube. As this phase, and the semester, comes to an end, our team has complete manufacturing of the majority of components and hammered out a very clear path forward for future work in all project aspects. Design and optimization of an fsae frame, suspension, and business portfolio submitted to the faculty of. University of maine formula sae 20112012 engine design report abstract formula sae is an international design competition held annually by the society of automotive engineers.
Iterate with chassis design to guarantee that all pickup points have enough support from chassis minimize compliance i c. Torsional stiffness is the resistance of the chassis to torsional loads 1. Each subteam should in some way tie into the cars overall design goal. Calculating the forces on every link is important to design the suspension. Formula racing at uc davis is a student design team challenged to design, build, and race a formula style electric vehicle for the 202014 fsae competition. Design and optimization of a formula sae racecar chassis and suspension. This thesis examines the critical factors in designing and implementing a formula sae chassis from the ground up, with a focus on the performance and. Pdf design and optimization of fsae chassis using fea. Design and analysis of a fsae racecar a major qualifying project report. Rear wheel independence needed to be maintained either through a multimotor design or a differential, but with vehicle performance in mind. Formula sae is a student design competition organized by sae international formerly society of automotive engineers. Design of a tubular steel space framefor a formula student.
Fsg design event scoring some insight into the process the design and developmental process of a fsaefs ev car is a complex process. The chassis has been designed by taking human ergonomics as a priority. Figure 1 front isometric view of frame figure 2 rear isometric view of frame. Analysis of fsae chassis surve aditya 1, naik vishal2, naikar aditya 3, mohd. The purpose of this paper is to design and develop a formula student frame, according to the sae regulation. These loads are formed by undulating road surface or cornering forces 2. The fsae competition is sponsored by the society of automotive engineers sae. Last years carbonaluminum honeycomb monocoque will be used as a baseline for this years design, focusing on making adjustments to driver comfort, subsystem integration, performance, and driver safety with respect to crashworthiness. Final report on design method, manufacture and testing of the 2017 fsae chassis. Design and optimization of formula sae suspension system. The cars design also took into account the 2018 fsae rules to ensure the car would be able to enter the competition easily and.
Report of student formula project shigenori hashida tohoku university formula team abstract. Redesign of an fsae race cars steering and suspension. Every formula student organization in the world uses these rules as a basic. Optimumg vehicle dynamics solutions 2 team management. Each year the society of automotive engineers hosts the formula sae colligate design competition for engineering students from around the world. Outlines for the business components of the competition were created including a cost report. View formula student fsae research papers on academia. Design, analysis and manufacture of 2011 rev formula sae. We were able to obtain a free copy of lotus suspension analysis software from lotus engineering. Design, analysis and testing of a formula sae car chassis.
Pdf on oct 25, 2016, lucas iensen bortoluzzi and others published formula sae chassis design to improve suspension tuning find, read and cite all the research you need on researchgate. In the beginning some previous kart chassis and design reports were preferred as it is the first attempt gokart design. Then moving forward a basic chassis frame of circular pipes of 1 inch diameter and 1. We are of a strong belief that knowledge attracts knowledge. Spreadsheet containing all the information available for 2016 fsae competitors. Formula sae society of automotive engineers is a series of international competitions in which university teams compete to design and manufacture the best performing racecars. Vu 2017 fsae chassis final design report portfolium. Senior design team 06112 rit formula sae dynamometer. The concept behind formula sae is that a fictional manufacturing company has contracted a design team to develop a small formulastyle race car. Formula sae ergonomics jig ryan buffington 7 p a g e abstract this jig was built for the formula sae team and designed to allow for testing of the ergonomic placement of cockpit controls which have a strong influence on the frame design. Senior design team 06112 rit formula sae dynamometer test facility preliminary design report fernando fiore team manager bs mechanical engineering, auto option.990 441 386 173 66 1460 1385 1373 417 1201 196 227 1484 13 1257 517 318 1503 688 575 1035 995 1110 1598 419 1140 34 701 1323 819 69 1474 1175 256 850 513 1553 168 416 508 470 1278 295 230 1373 137 1285 296 59 222