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  1. Gopro 3+ I'm not sure about the settings. I...

    Gopro 3+ I'm not sure about the settings. I believe 720p, wide, and 30fps. Here's the mic: DAGEE DG-001 Mini Clip-on Microphone
  2. GoPros are useful. Audio and mounting are...

    GoPros are useful. Audio and mounting are important to getting good videos. The ones below used the standard gopro frameless case with a little foam around the roll bar and a little electrical tap...
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    You're on. We call it Texas Autocross weekend. ...

    You're on. We call it Texas Autocross weekend.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6D5CN2wT-gk
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    Caroll Smith held design finals after endurance...

    Caroll Smith held design finals after endurance was completed starting in 1996. I think that changed when Jay O'Connell took over lead design judge in 2004.
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    Poor choices

    Bemo

    It was a bad choice to create a new set of rules in secret and release them for FSG without any discussion with the International Rules Committee. The FSG rules have multiple errors,...
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    You must re-submit for any US competition. I'll...

    You must re-submit for any US competition. I'll be looking for your update
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    Southfield Freeway (M-39)

    I liked the Franklin Village to Berkley area. You're about 25 to 30 minutes from Ford, and really 35 minutes from most anything in the metro area. Thing about Detroit and especial someone just...
  8. Annoying the SES review volunteers to get your...

    Annoying the SES review volunteers to get your way is only going to delay when you have to make the required changes. When teams make a submission or ask question they are put in a queue. There is...
  9. Tiago You are making the assumption that the...

    Tiago

    You are making the assumption that the main hoop can be used as a rigid constraint for reacting your loads. This eliminates moments in the joint reactions, and it is an incorrect...
  10. A multi-segment tube is one that is cut and...

    A multi-segment tube is one that is cut and welded to another tube before attaching to the main hoop. The critical factor is whether the bending moments in the shoulder harness bar are transferred...
  11. Tiago The image in the SES guidance represents...

    Tiago

    The image in the SES guidance represents a half-car. Having a section on the left and a section on the right is NOT which was intended by the image in the guidance, so "case4" and "case5"...
  12. My opinion would be to look at the Primary...

    My opinion would be to look at the Primary Function of the component

    - Brake ducts: For cooling brakes; not an aero device
    - Radiators: For cooling engine; not an aero device
    - Intake system:...
  13. Mumpitz Absolutely you should volunteer. ...

    Mumpitz

    Absolutely you should volunteer. You'll find it rewarding, and getting a prospective from the other side is the first step towards contributing to make the competition better.
  14. Z I hope you monitor your bleed pressure. I'm...

    Z

    I hope you monitor your bleed pressure. I'm afraid you might pop a bleed vessel.

    John Burford
  15. Revision to rules T3.5.5, T3.20.2.a, T3.34.4, IC1.12.5, and IC1.12.9

    Updated rules available at fsaeonline.

    Revised rule:
    T3.5.5 If a bent tube(or member consisting of multiple tubes that are not in a line) is used anywhere in the primary structure, other than the...
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    Example of why brace must at an angled no more...

    Example of why brace must at an angled no more than 45 degrees from the plane of the bent tube.
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    Nick The brake check and acceleration run do...

    Nick

    The brake check and acceleration run do not test enough of a range of engine events. Many of the sound violations come from off throttle events including backfires that show up while running...
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    Sound is cumulative. Depending on how close...

    Sound is cumulative. Depending on how close another car is to your car, you may violate the sound threshold. This also causes complication as to which car violated sound. After a few years of this...
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    Mcoach The SCCA noise measurement approach has...

    Mcoach

    The SCCA noise measurement approach has been tried in Formula SAE with very bad results.

    John Burford
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    Kevin Perhaps the best to frame your...

    Kevin

    Perhaps the best to frame your suggestion would be to define the rules committee of a steering committee. The steering committee generates directional guidance like:

    - Improve side...
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    When have rule been releae in the past

    Please correct me if I am wrong. I recall the FSAE rules being released August each year. Hasn't it been the same August release for 20 years?
  22. MCoach When you watch that video (England MIRA...

    MCoach

    When you watch that video (England MIRA 1998), watch when the sun makes the tachometer needle visible. When the needle is vertical that is 15,000 rpm.

    John B
  23. Looking for video footage of the 1998 competition, FSAE Michigan or Formula Student

    I'm looking for video footage of the 1998 competition. Particularly, I want footage of UTA's 98 car. UTA's 98 car was one of four Formula SAE cars that used a 4 cylinder 250cc engine (19,500 rpm...
  24. References to using gussets for reinforcements of...

    References to using gussets for reinforcements of primary structure are being removed from the 2015 rules.

    John Burford
  25. _tripot_ instead of _tripod_ I've found the...

    _tripot_ instead of _tripod_

    I've found the standard naming convention for communicators is part_name to part_name. This communicator connects the tripod to the differential...
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