NUS FSAE CARS

FSAE 2012


Team


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NUS FSAE Team 2012
Team Member (Left to Right) Area of responsibility Year
Chia Kian Wei, Alvin Controls (Brakes, Pedal box, Steering) ME4
Hozefa s/o Husainee Engine Dept Head (Engine tuning/Data acquisition) ME4
Lim Guan Hong, Joshua Transmission/Secretary ME4
Lim Tianwen, Matthew Engine (Auto gear shifters/Electronics) ME3
Yeo Beng Koon, Bernard Technical Director/Suspension Dept Head ME4
Chan Jin Chern, Gervinn Engine (Electricals/Electronics) EE4
Teo Wee Soon, Jaime Engine (Intake/exhaust) ME4
Tay Qi Ming, Andrew Transmission/Controls ME3
Oh Sien Jun, Thomas Chassis/Composites ME3
Cai Enhuo Suspension ME3
Qiu Guanzhong Suspension/Tyres ME3
Leow Phuy Kun Team Leader/Chassis/Composites ME4
Chua Tee Hong Engine (Cooling, Lubrication, Fuelling) ME3
Poh Guan Jie Engine (Intake/exhaust)/Composites ME3

Car Specifications


CHASSIS TIG welded 4130 steel tube space frame
Carbon fibre stressed skin with PVC structural core
CAR BODY PANELS Manufactured in-house from carbon fibre/epoxy
ENGINE Aprilia SXV 550 V-twin (2011 model)
Transversely mounted
Mid-engine
Dry sump
Lightened Flywheel and Lightened Clutch Pack
Max power 70 bhp without air intake restrictor, 58 bhp with 2 cm diameter restrictor
FUEL SYSTEM Sequential port electronic fuel injection
INDUCTION Naturally aspirated
In-house bespoke carbon-fibre intake integrating throttle, 2 cm diameter restrictor, plenum, runners
EXHAUST 2-1 welded stainless steel
TRANSMISSION Rear wheel drive
Salisbury clutch-type LSD
FINAL DRIVE Sprocket/Chain adjustable final reduction
GEAR SYSTEM 5-speed sequential gearbox
Paddle-actuated gear shifter on Steering Wheel
Electro-pneumatic Gear Shifter with automatic clutch
Electronically controlled automatic gear change
STEERING SYSTEM Rack and pinion bottom steer
Double Cardan joint steering column
FRONT AND REAR SUSPENSION Unequal length double wishbone
Carbon fibre A-arms
Push rod actuated spring and damper
Penske dampers with customised valving
Blade type front and rear anti-roll bars
WHEELBASE 1555 mm
TRACK 1120 mm front
1120 mm rear
VEHICLE WEIGHT 179 kg
WEIGHT DISTRIBUTION Front 49%
Rear 51%
Left 50%
Right 50%
COMPOSITES Carbon fibre body
steering wheel
suspension arms
track rods
toe rods
push rods
front impact attenuator
air intake, restrictor, plenum, runners
Carbon fibre driver’s seat
TIRES Hoosier 18.0 x 6.0 R10R25B
Hoosier 19.5 x 6.5R10WET
RIMS Keizer 3 piece Aluminium Rims
Centre lock nut
BRAKES Front/rear independent floating disc brakes
AP Racing calipers and master cylinders
DISPLAY MoTeC Sports Dash Logger
All-in-one Display, Logger and Controller
ELECTRONICS MoTeC M800 ECU with traction control, launch control and upshift ignition cut
Engine Tuning with MoTeC M800
NUMBER OF INDIVIDUAL PARTS Over 1,500

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