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    Having competed and judged in both the US and...

    Having competed and judged in both the US and Germany, I have not seen an appreciable difference in what the judges are looking for between these two competitions (but I am only one data point). I...
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    I wasn't talking about the tire, surely by now...

    I wasn't talking about the tire, surely by now most FSAE teams choose tires before wheels (a luxury we rarely have the production world!). I was referring specifically to the suspension architecture...
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    Understanding the interactions between inputs is...

    Understanding the interactions between inputs is the mark of a good engineer. Being able to rank those interactions in order of importance is the mark of a better engineer.
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    After years of careful observation (and...

    After years of careful observation (and participation), I submit the following hypothesis:

    Of every topic discussed on this board, roll centers have the highest ratio of words typed in this forum...
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    That's all well and true, Bill (as per usual),...

    That's all well and true, Bill (as per usual), but all this theory is going to run straight into the wheel rim or to an illegal frame design on most FSAE cars. Packaging will drive you to an ugly...
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    you guys are missing the point. The most...

    you guys are missing the point. The most important question is: is anybody on Monash dating this girl?

    -ex-FSAEer who enjoys dating models much more than engineers
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    That's not what I said...although it certainly...

    That's not what I said...although it certainly can be true...wish I had time to clarify...will be back to chime in later.
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    This is the same message I try to get through to...

    This is the same message I try to get through to the featherweight SAE teams...blind faith in ludicrously extrapolated tire data is a bad idea...
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    This is a few years old, but I had a budget of...

    This is a few years old, but I had a budget of $86k cash (i.e. not including in-kind donations) in 2008-2009. We went to MIS and FSG, and the team covered the flights, cars, and part of the hotels in...
  10. I believe all the Euro cars except GFR have been...

    I believe all the Euro cars except GFR have been used in a previous competition.
  11. here's my guess. TU Fast Helsinki Wisconsin...

    here's my guess.

    TU Fast
    Helsinki
    Wisconsin
    TUG
    Karlsruhe
    ETS
    GFR
    Erlangen
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    I'd ask the Michigan team. PM me if you need a...

    I'd ask the Michigan team. PM me if you need a contact.
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    <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Z:

    Tsk, tsk... Such an unjustified assumption.
    ...
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    <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Z:

    Note my editted [sic] post. Also, definitely no...
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    <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by OspreysGoSWOOP:

    For parallel suspensions links, the...
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    <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by sbrenaman:
    The front has a Kingpin Axis in all 3...
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    I thought the Daft Punk Pandora station was...

    I thought the Daft Punk Pandora station was officially re-named "FSAE"...
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    <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Z:
    PS. flavorPacket, what is your WR quote in English?...
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    <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Warpspeed:
    How do you feel about mild steel disc...
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    <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Warpspeed:
    Golly, I never knew race cars used drilled...
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    <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Warpspeed:
    sometimes the pads are slotted to release...
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    <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by TMichaels:
    My comment was more directly related to...
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    <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by TMichaels:
    I am not saying, that it is impossible, we...
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    My last fsae car: I_zz: 92 kgm^2 (measured on a...

    My last fsae car:
    I_zz: 92 kgm^2 (measured on a rig at an OEM)
    k: .587
    Ca: 0.74

    The current car I work on:
    I_zz: 3500+ kgm^2 http://fsae.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_eek.gif
    Ca:...
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    Absolutely (my thesis was on nonlinear...

    Absolutely (my thesis was on nonlinear optimization). Which is why I often ask how people set limits on their design spaces and if they do any sampling (e.g. latin hypercube) to robustly explore them.
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