Racecar Engineering

2009 Formula SAE CA

Photos: 2011 UCI Energy Invitational

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Lee-Huang Chen and Corey Sandler have posted photos from our…
Another view of UCI's Delta CNG-Electric racecar

UCI Seniors prepare Delta for the Energy Invitational

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The UCI Delta racecar has a CNG 450cc engine combined with…
Vectored electric drive

3rd Year MEs and 4th Year EEs team up to run at EI2

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Third year Mechanical Engineering majors joined a team of Electrical…
UCIs Beta Car

1st and 2nd Year UCI Students to run in EI2

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First and second year Engineering students at UCI have prepared…
Saddleback College Formula V

Saddleback College joins 2011 Energy Invitational

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Saddleback College will run their Formula V at the 2011 UCI…
Chipman's Electric Car

Philip Chipman's Electric Wind to compete in EI2

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Phil Chipman, a local inventor, is returning to the UCI Energy…
UCLA Supermileage

UCLA Supermileage may join Energy Invitational

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Melody Vo of the UCLA Super mileage team reports that the change…
Brian Wang 1

Brian Wang to compete in the Energy Invitational

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Brian Wang has sent some photographs of the vehicle he plans…
Schedule for 2011 Energy Invitational

2011 UCI Energy Invitational

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The 2011 UCI Energy Invitational will be at Willow Springs…
2010 FSAE California

2010 Formula SAE California

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The Formula SAE California collegiate race car engineering competition…
2010 Energy Invitational

2010 UCI Energy Invitational Video

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The UCI Energy Invitational has competitors run on a course…
2009 Formula SAE CA

2009 Formula SAE California

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Here is a link to a facebook album showing the racecars and teams…

 

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: