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    Pass Me a Joint

    Your's car's 'steering effort' problem is a design issue, not a disease. A couple of questions, first:

    Who are you and what team ? (To beat Claude to the question).

    What are the measurements...
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    No kidding ?

    Well of course there is/will be TTC tested data. I'd also want the see the results that GOODYEAR has produced on THEIR OWN machinery back in Ohio or Luxemburg or Terra Del Fuego, etc.

    This would...
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    In God we trust, everybody else bring data.

    I would hope that some usable force & moment data would accompany the purchase of these tires. Would make a handy comparison to the TIRF equivalent.
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    The 2 processes are essentially interchangeable. ...

    The 2 processes are essentially interchangeable. Each one promotes a set of constitutive describing functions based on gain, damping and natural frequency. What makes FSAE cars so special is their...
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    Steer under or steer over ?

    A good question about the UG you probably ought to determine for the sake of beating up those design judges who are way out of their element.

    Just the facts, Ma'am:

    1) Constant speed...
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    Compromise Course Map Proposal

    I just discussed this issue with a good friend of mine (John Carriere - SCCA Nationals Autocrosser). He has also been a Design Judge at MIS in past years.

    John suggests that FSAE release a 'Track...
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    Top Team Performance

    There is still 'room' to modify top team scores:

    1) So it's an "Impact Attenuator" ? OK, drop the car from an overhead fixture (crane) and see how well a nose down punch really does. Criteria...
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    Visual Sudio

    My best memories are watching right in front of you an F1 car approching a small radius turn at maximum decel. You are in dis-belief that the car is seems to be going WAY too fast to even survive...
  9. Shocking

    No question that such a system can allieviate a limited psd spectrum of roadway bumps and holes. Our findings with the Lotus Active and Bose "Voice Coil" actuation were that owners will increase...
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    Chimney Sweep

    A camber sweep is not uncommon. It's for "answering the question". Would not be run at zero slip angle.1311
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    TIRF Wars

    Someone should check with TIRF to see if they can 'handle' this size. Because they can incline only 1 way because of spindle head real estate, the test procedure for these small tires needs to...
  12. Powered by di-Litrhium Crystals

    Keep in mind that the Global markets are all heading to electric vehicles. The energy consumption of this Bose system derivative is enormous and is a range killer. My suggestion is to contemplate...
  13. Bose

    Yep.13061307
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    It's All in the Units,

    Well, direct to your point, Z, it's that dammed killer grahams to Fig Newtons conversion error in the previous cloth being properly_gated by formulae without substantiation. But fear not, it will all...
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    Every generation has it's way..

    To me, the song hits a feeling that I'm reminded of all the time. The growth of human evolution seeds the future with new priorities, new problems and new solutions to old and new problems and...
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    N'oubliez Jamais by Joe Cocker

    Papa, why do you play
    All the same old songs
    Why do you sing
    With the melody

    Cause down on the street
    Somethings goin' on
    There's a new beat
    And a brand new song
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    Nabisco Fig-Newtons

    Look in the Dampers folder

    https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1Xusvpu_QOvjfZgCDzHut0yiCQq29SX3V
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    That Dam Ping Time Again

    Before the propeller heads strike, let me just give you some free advice:

    1) Google drive will allow you to share this type of file. Get a GMail I.D.

    2) You will need to join the TTC (Tire...
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    Check Your Pulse

    A Sim should easily produce results looking like this. Both time based and complex frequency based (as shown).1297130113021303

    See if this works now.
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    OK boys and girls, somebody tell me if this link...

    OK boys and girls, somebody tell me if this link gets you connected with my trivial offerings.

    https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1Xusvpu_QOvjfZgCDzHut0yiCQq29SX3V?usp=sharing
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    Pay Attention Rory, this one's for you !

    A Message to Garcia: a widely distributed essay written by Elbert Hubbard in 1899, expressing the value of individual initiative and conscientiousness in work. Hubbard, from my nearby hometown of...
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    Caster Wheel Cures the Measles if You Put $5.00 down

    A caster wheel type sideslip sensor is essentially a tiny single axle trailer with 2 'tires' on it. It is configured to follow the roadway such that it stays aligned with the vehicle velocity at the...
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    Slipping by...

    experientia magistra est difficile.

    And from 1999: 1294

    we are looking at sideslip angles on the order of 1.5 to 2.5 degrees per g, read at this mounting location between 0 and 2 g. Things are...
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    Hanging on by a thread

    I posted my question on the Mumbai thread so as to not bump your seminar announcement.

    Since as you say, there are some teams with a sideslip sensor, there should be a subset of them who can also...
  25. Sideslip Sensor Use

    Claude:
    Of the teams who indicated a side-slip sensor at "FSG Electrical design final", what kind of results were presented ? Just a lap or two's worth, indication of testing protocol(s), tailight...
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