Tag Archives: Formula SAE

How important is the Design event in Formula SAE?

In this post I’m going to discuss the importance of the design event in Formula SAE competitions.  It will start with a brief explanation of the design event, and tips on how to do well on the event. Using the results … Continue reading

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Time Management

Time management is a topic that is not mentioned often in engineering designs or manufacture reviews.  Sure expectations for deadlines are mentioned, and the status to completion of a task is mentioned too, but how to manage time and what … Continue reading

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Lessons from Formula SAE experience.

About a year ago a question in the LinkedIN Formula SAE group was posted.   It was related to the one thing that you would go back and change with the experience that you have today.  It was a nice forum … Continue reading

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Pugh Method: How to decide between different designs?

How can engineers decide systematically between different designs? How can engineers do a concept evaluation and selection?
One method, called Pugh method, helps engineers in design decisions by establishing a procedure to choose the best design from the considered designs.  This … Continue reading

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Best advice to Formula SAE, Baja SAE and any other student built projects.

This video can be the introduction to any Formula SAE, Baja SAE, and any other SAE Collegiate Design Series competition.
Questions like:
“How do I start designing a Formula SAE vehicle?”
“How do I organize a Formula SAE team?”
and many others are answered … Continue reading

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