Search:

Type: Posts; User: DougMilliken

Page 1 of 5 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.01 seconds.

  1. Replies
    2
    Views
    451

    I'm interested in hearing any other comments...

    I'm interested in hearing any other comments about this event, from students and/or volunteers.

    Here are some initial comments after WebEx judging with 10 teams over the last two days:

    + In...
  2. Replies
    2
    Views
    451

    2020 Virtual Design Judging

    As one of the last(?) posters here, I thought I'd open a topic to discuss the 2020 design event. For anyone that doesn't know, due to the virus, this year's event will be online. SAE and many...
  3. U of Alabama at Birmingham - Postdoc and Research Professor Openings

    Of possible interest to FSAE and Mini-Baja participants, I've been asked to announce several research positions being offered:
    ...
  4. That would be a job for the "wheel test...

    That would be a job for the "wheel test consortium"!

    As interesting as this test might be, we have enough trouble sourcing zero offset wheels for TTC testing as it is. With different offset...
  5. Sorry to say, that SPMM was auctioned off last...

    Sorry to say, that SPMM was auctioned off last year and is being rebuilt for the new owners in Asia. Perhaps we'll see some K&C data from the updated rig...on a car from that side of the world?
  6. Replies
    233
    Views
    122,327

    Sticky: FSAE Tire Test Consortium - membership update

    The FSAE Tire Test Consortium now has 600 members worldwide. While this FSAE.com site is short on contributors these days, it is still full of useful information--thanks to the site operators for...
  7. Replies
    55
    Views
    42,421

    You may need to go back to the rig operator to...

    You may need to go back to the rig operator to really understand what was tested? Based on experience, I think I can guess, but that isn't good enough. K&C measurements depend on precise...
  8. Replies
    55
    Views
    42,421

    Thanks Bill, those are great slides. In my FSAE...

    Thanks Bill, those are great slides. In my FSAE lecture I try to cover some of the same ground. After an overview of tire force and moment properties, applying the tire data to a vehicle model...
  9. Replies
    7
    Views
    2,362

    For anyone who doesn't go back a few years in...

    For anyone who doesn't go back a few years in FSAE/FS, here's one article where Pat defines "Motorsport Virus":
    ...
  10. Replies
    7
    Views
    2,362

    Welcome back Z, nice to see you posting here...

    Welcome back Z, nice to see you posting here again. FSAE.com is pretty quiet, but not completely dead (yet?)

    Here's the acceleration video I found, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kQo1CndWHg8 ...
  11. Replies
    0
    Views
    1,171

    RIP Robin Herd: 1939-2019

    I'm a little late with this sad news, from June 2019. If you don't know about Robin Herd, you are missing some great race car engineering stories.
    ...
  12. I always read/post here from a laptop. How well...

    I always read/post here from a laptop. How well does this site display on different kinds of phones?
  13. Replies
    4
    Views
    1,930

    Welcome back FSAE.com ! Not sure what was wrong,...

    Welcome back FSAE.com ! Not sure what was wrong, but it's been several days (or a week) that I couldn't access the site.
  14. Replies
    4
    Views
    1,930

    If you want to see what others have done, there...

    If you want to see what others have done, there is a lot of info on this forum. The Search isn't very good so use Google site search, this string gave me ~60 hits, many of them are worth reading:
    ...
  15. Replies
    7
    Views
    2,531

    > As for rack over constraining ... The worst...

    > As for rack over constraining ...

    The worst cases I've seen are often with a short rack (junior dragster?) that is extended, and then additional bushings are added to support the longer rack...
  16. Replies
    7
    Views
    2,531

    Good discussion! In design judging, I've often...

    Good discussion!

    In design judging, I've often used a quick test that someone told me was the "Carroll Smith steering friction test". With the front tires lifted off the ground, move the steering...
  17. Replies
    7
    Views
    2,531

    Seems to me you are asking the wrong questions(?)...

    Seems to me you are asking the wrong questions(?)

    Whenever I've design judged, one of the most common problems is a steering system with far, far too much friction to allow precise steering by the...
  18. Replies
    10
    Views
    3,704

    Elsewhere in this forum, Bill explains his...

    Elsewhere in this forum, Bill explains his methods in more detail. Unfortunately the FSAE.com Search seems to be broken (at least for me). The first few hits from this Google search point to some...
  19. Replies
    10
    Views
    3,704

    Ref. RCVD p.310-311 - It looks like you are...

    Ref. RCVD p.310-311 - It looks like you are having problems with the third case in Table 8.4 -- which we call CN-CY, finite radius, road load. Increasing speed on a constant radius increases CY...
  20. Replies
    233
    Views
    122,327

    Sticky: 10 years of the TTC secure forum

    A bit of history -- Brian's post above was from just over ten years ago, back on page 16 of this long thread -- 01-21-2009 01:45 PM. This started a long run of Washington State U successfully...
  21. Hi Justin, > Location: Airports, A320\'s,...

    Hi Justin,
    > Location: Airports, A320\'s, 737\'s
    Do any of your flights get to Buffalo? Plan to stop and say Hi.
    -- Doug
  22. Thanks for the links and I see Bill has edited...

    Thanks for the links and I see Bill has edited his plots--axis labels are fine now.
  23. Thanks Bill, a nice way to look at the range of...

    Thanks Bill, a nice way to look at the range of solutions and spot in the lowest weight for each engine displacement.

    When I look at the plot you posted here there are no X and Y axis labels...
  24. Replies
    31
    Views
    18,571

    First question -- what will their algorithm will...

    First question -- what will their algorithm will do when the car gets loose (limit oversteer) and the driver is on opposite steering lock to catch it...
  25. Replies
    31
    Views
    18,571

    Hi Z, good to see you back here. For anyone...

    Hi Z, good to see you back here.

    For anyone that didn't get the "both Country AND Western" gag, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vS-zEH8YmiM a truly classic comedy, but perhaps one not seen by...
Results 1 to 25 of 119
Page 1 of 5 1 2 3 4