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    Use Penny and Giles resistive linear pots. They...

    Use Penny and Giles resistive linear pots. They will do what you need them to and the price is right.

    Eric always helped my school out:

    Eric McDowell
    S. Sterling Co.
    Manufacturer's...
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    A good dynamic sim that you can put some tire...

    A good dynamic sim that you can put some tire loads through is a great tool. It can also spit out enough data to keep you busy for a year. Finding metrics that can help you boil down the info is...
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    As flavor packet said, the nose force will...

    As flavor packet said, the nose force will seriously compromise your car if put the other way 'round. Its not just preload. If you have your heart set on it, put the piston rod through the divider...
  4. Thread: Shock Dyno

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    Cyclical testing (sine wave) is the most...

    Cyclical testing (sine wave) is the most rudimentary of damper testing and is good for establishing basics.

    MTS machines (the ones meant for dampers anyway) go far beyond that and can produce...
  5. GO TERPS!!!! "you'll never win without...

    GO TERPS!!!!

    "you'll never win without swaybars..."

    Fail
  6. UTA and S&T: were the aero cars loose at MIS?

    UTA and S&T:

    were the aero cars loose at MIS?
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    Then buy the Taylor. We tried making a diff...

    Then buy the Taylor.

    We tried making a diff housing our first year. Not the best idea. It's better to source systems like this and to focus on the parts of the car that you can work with to make...
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    Only if this diesel thing has a proper basket for...

    Only if this diesel thing has a proper basket for the driver to sit in.
  9. Thread: Percy

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    normally its only overlooked if your car is sweet.

    normally its only overlooked if your car is sweet.
  10. According to regular old engineering principles,...

    According to regular old engineering principles, the "roll center" or "pitch center" is merely the vector along which tractive forces are applied to the chassis through the suspension. Its an...
  11. I figure those teams weren't ready because the...

    I figure those teams weren't ready because the comp is a little earlier than MIS. If you don't have an 08 done it probably wouldn't be worth the trip just to run your 07.
  12. Thread: Help with model

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    damn I'd have to change my whole block diagram

    damn I'd have to change my whole block diagram
  13. Thread: Help with model

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    I did some modeling in simulink to get you...

    I did some modeling in simulink to get you started:


    http://img153.imageshack.us/img153/7080/matlabyl5.th.jpg



    in the future, please note that this forum is for FSAE discussion.
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    Good stuff here. Since we have a new round of...

    Good stuff here.

    Since we have a new round of TTC testing coming up...

    Thoughts and/or standards on testing load and slip response and sensitivity?

    Damper force distribution -as far as i...
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    What I was getting at is that sometimes you want...

    What I was getting at is that sometimes you want the car to squat during power down. Other times you don't. Same goes for turn in. Sometimes the driver wants it one way or another. I've made many a...
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    exFSAE is talking about decoupling the tires (a...

    exFSAE is talking about decoupling the tires (a la UWA). A given bump applied to a single wheel with a given ride stiffness and damping will produce the same response. But on the rear for example,...
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    there was a car in'04 (from Germany I think) with...

    there was a car in'04 (from Germany I think) with a mahle engine and CVT that weighed almost 900 I think.

    those guys loved the word prototype.
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    bump to move down junk

    bump to move down junk
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    I second that. I feel badly for all the teams...

    I second that. I feel badly for all the teams that spent money buying and developing DP01s. At least they get a free dallara and engine lease plus a chunk of "change". I'll be looking forward to the...
  20. Thread: 8mm too small?

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    <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">How many fingers do you have?.. 3/8 or 5/16 </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

    you...
  21. do you still have to pay the fee if you have a...

    do you still have to pay the fee if you have a Grand-AM hard card?
  22. might as well throw my hat in... bryanhise...

    might as well throw my hat in...

    bryanhise <at> gmail <dot> com
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    it sounds like what you need is a torque curve...

    it sounds like what you need is a torque curve for an R6 engine in FSAE trim. Search the forums and you may be able to find the relevant info for your model.

    -Bryan
  24. Thread: Spectators

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    SAE must be hard pressed for revenue. Since SAE...

    SAE must be hard pressed for revenue. Since SAE is nonprofit (from my quick Google research) it appears as if the decision isn't to cover insurance costs as much as it is to increase net profit from...
  25. Thread: need help

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    im going to go ahead and assume that "blore" is...

    im going to go ahead and assume that "blore" is short for Bangalore.

    In which case, heres some help:
    http://fsae.com/eve/forums/a/tpc/f/125607348/m/83610299341
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