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Dr Rohitha Weerasinghe Senior Lecturer Faculty of FET PhD MIMeche Ceng Faculty Advisor – UWE Formula Student.

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2 Dr Rohitha Weerasinghe Senior Lecturer Faculty of FET PhD MIMeche Ceng Faculty Advisor – UWE Formula Student

3 Duncan Painter Thomas Latimer Ken Williamson

4 About Formula Student Static Events Scrutineering Cost Presentation Design Presentation Business Presentation Dynamic Events Sprint Skid Pan Endurance Acceleration International Competition 120 Teams

5 About the Team 70 members from all different courses Design Business and Marketing Accounting Assurance

6 Our History th out of 21 Highest place new team th out of 25 Most improved 2014 First class 1 86 th out of 120

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8 Petrol Car Design

9 Last years car 4 cylinder Honda motorcycle engine Steel space frame chassis Simple rear drive configuration

10 This years car Single cylinder KTM motocross engine Steel space frame chassis Sophisticated differential Advanced suspension system Aerodynamic aids

11 Design

12 Aims for this years car Reliable & simple car Compete in all dynamic events Most improved class 1 team

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14 Decision to go Provides students with opportunities to start careers in the rapidly growing Electric Vehicle sector Raises public awareness and desirability of EV’s Contributes to technical development of EV’s More power than the petrol car More torque than the petrol car Efficient Green Sustainable Performance

15 Features 4 x 16.8 kW electric hub motors Yaw control/ Torque vectoring Launch control Regenerative braking Aluminium honeycomb composite monocoque Chassis Mono-shock suspension Cable steering system Front wing and under-tray/diffuser

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17 Costing Ancillaries £3800 Suspension £9900 Aerodynamics £1175 £240 Electrics £5,342 Powertrain £640 Marketing

18 Thank you for your time


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