Racecar Engineering

CSULA FSAE race car

CSULA FSAE to compete at the 2013 Energy Invitational

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The California State University Los Angeles Formula SAE race…
UC Davis racecar

UC Davis to compete at the 2013 Energy Invitational

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The UC Davis race team will compete at the 2013 Energy…
2013 UCI race team

Zeta on display at UCI's Energy Invitational Test Day

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2013 UCI race team with Zeta, our entry for the 2013 FSAE Electric,…
2013 Energy Invitational Medal

2013 Energy Invitational Medal

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This is the medal for our 2013 Energy Invitational, which gets…
2012 Energy Invitational Poster

Energy Invitational Test Day 5-4-2013

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Saturday, May 5, UCI hosted seven local high school race…
2012 Energy Invitational Poster

UCI Energy Invitational 2013

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Please join us on May 11, 2013 for the UCI Energy Invita…
2012 Energy Invitational

2012 UCI Energy Invitational Video

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  Here is a rough cut of a video of the 2012 UCI Energy…
2012 Energy Invitational Poster

Test run at Adams Motorsports Park

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This is a video of a test run of Delta, UCI's CNG powered race…
2012 Energy Invitational Poster

UCI Vehicle Test Run for EI3

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Andre Aranez prepared this video showing the test runs of…
2012 Energy Invitational Poster

UCI's CNG racecar "Delta" is preparing for EI3

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UCI's CNG racecar "Delta" is being readied for competition…
2012 Energy Invitational Poster

UCI's FSAE racecar "Epsilon" to compete at EI3

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UCI's race team will field its gasoline powered FSAE vehicle…
2012 Energy Invitational Poster

UCI's Electric racecar to compete at EI3

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UCI's electric racecar "Gamma" has an electric motor at each…
Los Alamitos vehicle

Los Alamitos HS race team to join 2012 EI3

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The Los Alamitos HS race team has been invited to the 2012…
Esperanza Vehicle 2

Esperanza HS race team preparing for EI3

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The Esperanza HS race team has been invited to the 2012 Energy…
2012 Energy Invitational Poster

Chipman Wind to join the 2012 Energy Invitational

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The OC inventor Phil Chipman will enter his all electric three-wheeler…
UCLA vehicle

UCLA Supermileage joining the 2012 Energy Invitational

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UCLA's supermileage vehicle will race on May 20, 2012 as…
2012 Energy Invitational Poster

2012 UCI Energy Invitational

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Please contact me if you would like to join us at the 2012 UCI…
2012 Energy Invitational Poster

First run of UCI's 2011 FSAE Race Car

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This is a video from Monday, May 30 showing the first run of…
2012 Energy Invitational Poster

2011 UCI Energy Invitational Video

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UCI's Center for Engineering Science in Design, Toyota, Millenworks,…
2012 Energy Invitational Poster

Photo of Competitors at 2011 EI2

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This is a group photo of the competitors at our recent 2011…

 

Introduction to Racecar Engineering

The UCI summer program Introduction to Racecar Engineering concluded with a track day on Saturday, August 3. Select this link to see slideshows of the activities.

Instructional videos on Racecar Engineering

Smitty and I have prepared a series of instructional videos as an introduction to Racecar Engineering.

1. Introduction to the video series:

2. An overview of race car engineering:

3. Principles of suspension design:

4. Discussion of shock absorbers:

5. More on suspension design: