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    Breaking down a 15 Kg monocoque FRH ~ 1 kg MRH...

    Breaking down a 15 Kg monocoque
    FRH ~ 1 kg
    MRH + bracing +fasteners ~ 4 kg
    Hardpoints ~2 kg
    AL AI plate ~1 kg

    That leaves ~ 7 kg for the carbon, core, and glue sheet.

    My rough hand calcs...
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    "For a composite monocoque 8000 Nm/deg and under...

    "For a composite monocoque 8000 Nm/deg and under 15 kg is a good target". Those may be good 'targets' but not many teams are achieving those numbers. More realistic numbers are ~3000-4000 Nm/deg and...
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    I heard the TTU car had an onboard pull start!...

    I heard the TTU car had an onboard pull start! Cool! Any vids?

    If TTU didn't skew the cost score so much, Stuttgart's score would have been worth about 15 points, instead of 8 (still not enough to...
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    The one thing that stood out to me was...

    The one thing that stood out to me was Stuttgart's cost score. $10502 adjusted cost is incredibly low considering the car. 3/4 carbon monocoque, carbon wheel rims, large carbon aero package, carbon...
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    Design finalists and weight info I could find (in...

    Design finalists and weight info I could find (in Kg). Some info is second hand so please excuse mistakes.

    014 - Rennteam Uni Stuttgart ~176
    003 - TU Graz Racing Team 164
    012 - joanneum racing...
  6. A few comments/questions, 1) You say the tires...

    A few comments/questions,

    1) You say the tires are over heating. I would tend to agree as those temperatures are higher than I've seen before (but not by much). In the end, it doesn't really...
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    Was looking at the cost results...

    Was looking at the cost results. Kettering @ $7051. Next cheapest car was Kennesaw @ $8695. The points spread was 10.38.

    Looking at the cost results from FSAE-M a couple months earlier, Kettering...
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    Wow, Both autocross and endurance courses look...

    Wow,
    Both autocross and endurance courses look WAY too fast! The fact that a full size car (corvette/camaro?) can make it through without any problem and be well into 2nd gear should concern the...
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    pm'd you
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  10. Taken from FSG cCar rules....

    Taken from FSG cCar rules. https://www.formulastudent.de/fsc/2014/rules/

    7.2 Car weighing
    All cars will be weighed prior to Engineering Design Judging. All cars are to be weighed in
    ready to...
  11. For the past few years every event that I have...

    For the past few years every event that I have been to, where my Team was in the top 3, we have had to go to post tech immediately after endurance. The following list is what I remember them...
  12. Physics and this video seem to debunk the myth of...

    Physics and this video seem to debunk the myth of forward rotating wings :0

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JTIDUyOp51c
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