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1. Thread: RMIT front suspension design - wishbone angle - rollcentre location

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<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content"> Do you find changing the car's ride height to be the quickist way to adjust...
2. Thread: Optimum K Motion Analysis Problem

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Hey Ranjit I think there's some mail for you at S...

Hey Ranjit I think there's some mail for you at S Lima St......
3. Thread: RMIT front suspension design - wishbone angle - rollcentre location

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Pat, I like convincing you... and I'm convinced...

Pat, I like convincing you... and I'm convinced one day you'll like it. http://fsae.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif
4. Thread: RMIT front suspension design - wishbone angle - rollcentre location

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<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content"> The roll center could actually be quite high but given the angle of the...
5. Thread: RMIT front suspension design - wishbone angle - rollcentre location

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<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content"> It might even gain negative camber in roll on the outside tire. ...
6. Thread: RMIT front suspension design - wishbone angle - rollcentre location

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<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content"> I am interested in discussing:

- why such an angle on the top wishbone?...
7. Thread: Formula Student 2007 Competition: - Updates, Pictures, Stories, and More

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Congrats RMIT!! Jake, you've set a bloody good...

Congrats RMIT!!

Jake, you've set a bloody good record throughout your time at RMIT FSAE. Maybe you should think about postgrad to keep an eye on things over the next few years, I'm sure Simon...
8. Thread: faculty advsior. Are they needed?

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I know that without a good faculty advisor for...

I know that without a good faculty advisor for the RMIT team, things would be much more difficult. He does an excellent job. He doesn't have much input into the design of the car, but comes to...
9. Thread: quick suspension question

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<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Drum - can you explain why having the RC moving more than the CoG vertically...
10. Thread: quick suspension question

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<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content"> So you go into a turn, tires develop some force which is reacted through...
11. Thread: quick suspension question

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<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content"> At +/- 25.4 bump/droop, the RC height is -1.66 to 62.20 ...
12. Thread: Traveling Overseas

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<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">determine which forms of local wildlife are worth chasing and which to leave...
13. Thread: Justifying a monocoque chassis

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I don't buy it either. My personal thoughts...

I don't buy it either.

My personal thoughts are that the higher the chassis stiffness, the more precisely the car will react to setup changes. If you make a setup change and the driver can't tell...
14. Thread: Justifying a monocoque chassis

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Jersey Tom Less weight for more stiffness,...

Jersey Tom

Less weight for more stiffness, accuracy, better integration with attached components and being able to use less parts for multiple functions are some advantages. Initially I don't...
15. Thread: Formula Australasia 2006 Competition:- Updates, Pictures, Stories, and More

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Thanks for all the photos Pat! They are always...

Thanks for all the photos Pat!

They are always a good look at the competition especially for those who weren't able to be there.

It is also good to pass the time looking at FSAE-A photos while...
16. Thread: Formula Australasia 2006 Competition:- Updates, Pictures, Stories, and More

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Ganesh, I think what Pat is saying is that RMIT's...

Ganesh, I think what Pat is saying is that RMIT's car always has a shorter VSAL than any other car out there, which is probably true. Pat loves our short VSAL ...
17. Thread: Formula Australasia 2006 Competition:- Updates, Pictures, Stories, and More

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Congrats RMIT!! I heard RMIT came in at...

Congrats RMIT!!

I heard RMIT came in at 951pts, with UWA around 40 points behind.

Awesome job to the whole team! Managing to raise the bar again was a bloody good effort, especially since with...
18. Thread: Formula Australasia 2006 Competition:- Updates, Pictures, Stories, and More

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Those fold-up chairs are a great place to mount a...

Those fold-up chairs are a great place to mount a rear wing
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19. Thread: Formula Australasia 2006 Competition:- Updates, Pictures, Stories, and More

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I heard those same rumours that RMIT won the cost...

I heard those same rumours that RMIT won the cost event with UWA in second place.

Also, it sounds like RMIT won the presentation event, and got in the top three in acceleration and skidpad.
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20. Thread: People Getting Ready for Australian Comp

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Congrats to Jake & the team for an awesome...

Congrats to Jake & the team for an awesome looking car. From what I hear it drives pretty good too....

Jake, why is there no photos of what is under that shock cover?? ...
21. Thread: roll center movement question

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The total reduction in weight transfer from that...

The total reduction in weight transfer from that anti-jacking effect is not that significant, I just got a bit carried away explaining why my theory was far from perfect.
The squatting of the car...
22. Thread: roll center movement question

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Alex My understanding of the effect of lateral...

Alex

My understanding of the effect of lateral RC migration I think is the opposite to what you have described. The way I see it is if the roll centre migrates toward the inside wheel, there will...
23. Thread: roll center movement question

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Interesting discussion. I've given up hope that...

Interesting discussion. I've given up hope that I'm going to ever have all the answers with regards to vehicle dynamics, and I've come to the realisation that you just have to use what you've got. ...
24. Thread: R.M.I.T. Fan Club

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I think you are seeing things Hester

I think you are seeing things Hester
25. Thread: R.M.I.T. Fan Club

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Big ups to RMIT for the awesome results in both...

Big ups to RMIT for the awesome results in both US comps. Coming 1st and 5th is a big achievement for a team that has to travel across the other side of the world to compete, and especially when you...
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