Formula SAE® California

June 17-20, 2020 │ Fontana, CA, USA │ Auto Club Speedway

Equipment Suppliers

Companies may become involved in Collegiate Competition Events at the competitor's level by registering as an Equipment Supplier. The following companies are supplying parts to competing teams for free, at cost or discounted from retail.

Please email mtress@sae.org for details and pricing of becoming an Equipment Supplier.

 
Altair Engineering
Items Available:  Hyperworks Student Edition
Discount Offer:  Free
Discount Amount:  100%
Additional Information:  Altair® HyperWorks® is the most comprehensive, open architecture CAE simulation platform in the industry, offering the best technologies to design and optimize high performance, weight efficient and innovative products. HyperWorks includes best-in-class modeling, linear and nonlinear analyses, structural and system-level optimization, fluid and multi-body dynamics simulation, electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) and antenna placement, multiphysics analysis, model-based development, and data management solutions. The free HyperWorks Student Edition brings all these features directly to students around the world and can be easily installed on any PC or laptop. The Student Edition is based on HyperWorks Desktop, an integrated user environment for modeling and visualization. It can be used to pre-and post-process finite element and multi-body dynamics simulations as well as to manage and visualize simulation results and test data. Program: https://altairuniversity.com/free-altair-student-edition/. Don’t forget to “Like” our Altair University page to keep in touch get be the first to know about updates and events. facebook.com/AltairUniversity

 

ANSYS
Items Available:  ANSYS Academic Research Mechanical and CFD (5 tasks), ANSYS Academic Composite Tools (5 tasks), ANSYS Academic Research EM (5 tasks), 32 x ANSYS Academic Research HPC (per core), 32 x ANSYS Academic Research Electronics HPC (per core)
Discount Offer:  Free
Discount Amount:  100%
Additional Information:  Software to be used in the design and development of competition team-based vehicles in exchange for marketing and promotion of ANSYS software via logo on the vehicle, inclusion on the team website and social media pages. Interested teams: Complete this application to be considered for inclusion in the ANSYS program: ansysinc.formstack.com/forms/partner. Need additional details, contact Vishal Ganore—vishal.ganore@ansys.com. Join ANSYS Student community to discuss, find tutorials, project materials related to student competitions. Be sure to like us on the ANSYS Facebook page: facebook.com/ANSYSInc.

 

DS Solidworks Corp.
Items Available:  SolidWorks with Simulation and Sustainability
Discount Offer:  Free
Discount Amount:  100%
Additional Information:  solidworks.com/SAE

 

   

Fibre Glast Developments Corp. 
Items Available:  Fibre Glast Developments is offering a 20% discount off retail price on all products ranging from carbon fiber, fiberglass, Kevlar® , resins, vacuum bagging materials, pumps and equipment, additives, gel coats and all the supplies and tools you could need! Our first quality products guarantee consistent materials each time you order.
Discount Offer:  Discount total retail order using Promo Code FGDSAE20
Discount Amount:  20%
Additional Information:  Fibre Glast Developments specializes in the distribution of fiberglass and composite materials. We have built the largest and most comprehensive composites web site in the industry; investing along the way in the product knowledge to support it. That means you can depend on Fibre Glast as a trusted and reliable resource for all your project needs. Fibre Glast is offering a 20% discount off retail price on all items in our extensive inventory to SAE participants. Contact us at customerservice@fibreglast.com or 800-821-3283 and one of our knowledgeable staff will be happy to assist you! Visit our website at fibreglast.com to view our huge selection of composite materials, resins, and more!

 

Gamma Technologies
Items Available:  GT-SUITE
Discount Offer:  Free
Discount Amount:  100%
Additional Information: 

Gamma Technologies is sponsoring free seats of GT-SUITE for FSAE teams! With this new offering, FSAE students will be able to harness the power of GT-SUITE’s multi-physics system simulation environment to design and develop an electric or IC-powered vehicle that is race-track ready.
GT-SUITE is the market-leading CAE system level simulation platform designed for building models of physical systems. It includes a library of physics-based templates covering fluid flow, thermal systems, mechanics, electrics, magnetics, chemistry, and controls. Utilizing combinations of these libraries, accurate models are built of practically any engineering system such as hybrid and electric vehicles, thermal management, engines, drivetrain, transmission, aftertreatment, hydraulics, fuel systems, etc.
Learn more at: https://gtisoft.com/gamma_news/gt-offering-two-free-licenses-of-gt-suite-to-fsae-teams/

 

Hoosier Racing Tire
Items Available:  10" and 13" Racing Tires(Slicks) and Rain Tires(Treaded)
Discount Offer:  Discounted from retail
Discount Amount:  20%
Additional Information: 

Contact Hoosier Racing Tire at 574-784-3152 to order your Race Tires for your FSAE Vehicle at 20% Discount from Suggested Retail. hoosiertire.com/images/content/files/FormulaSAE18.pdf

 

Mastercam / CNC Software, Inc  
Items Available:  CAD/CAM software and support
Discount Offer:  Free – 5 Educational licenses of Mastercam 2020 and technical support
Discount Amount:  100%
Additional Information: 

With Mastercam, you have the tools you need to give your team a competitive edge in the design and manufacture of parts and assemblies. Mastercam is CAD/CAM software designed for innovation, streamlined precision, and efficiency in manufacturing. The software empowers engineers, designers, and NC programmers across a spectrum of industries, delivering manufacturing solutions for milling, turning, wire EDM, router programming, Swiss machining, plasma cutting, lasers, and 3D design and drafting.
Educational institutions choose Mastercam to prepare their students for exciting careers in manufacturing—with working knowledge and practical skills using the world’s #1 CAM software. And, with Mastercam’s prevalence in industry, students improve their chances of job placement by gaining experience with it through school programs and organizations like SAE International.

Please read the Mastercam Sponsorship Agreement for SAE participants, and complete the sign-up form to get started: https://www.mastercam.com/sae-international/.

MathWorks Inc.  
Items Available:  MathWorks is offering complimentary software and physical modeling training to all teams participating in this year's events. You can find more information and request software at mathworks.com/academia/student-competitions/formula-student-michigan.html.
Discount Offer:  Free
Discount Amount:  100%
Additional Information:  The MATLAB and Simulink Racing Lounge is a video series covering topics relevant to racing teams. Learn the basics of MATLAB and Simulink, see how you can improve your race car, and discover how successful teams use MATLAB and Simulink in their race car development, mathworks.com/academia/student-competitions/racing-lounge.html. Join the MATLAB and Simulink Racing Lounge Facebook Group to stay informed and ask questions, facebook.com/groups/racinglounge.

 

MSC Software
Items Available:  Academic Structures Bundle and Academic Motion Bundle
Discount Offer:  Free
Discount Amount:  100%
Additional Information:  MSC Software is the industry leader in developing simulation software technology that enables engineers to validate and optimize their designs using virtual prototypes. Customers in almost every part of the manufacturing process use our software to complement, and in some cases even replace the physical prototype “build and test” process that has traditionally been used in product design. As a trusted partner, MSC Software helps companies improve quality, save time, and reduce costs associated with the design and test of manufactured products. Our solutions accurately and reliably predict how products will behave in the real world to help engineers design more innovative products - quickly and cost effectively. MSC Software's technology is used by leading manufacturers for linear and nonlinear finite element analysis (FEA), acoustics, fluid-structure interaction (FSI), multi-physics, optimization, fatigue and durability, multi-body dynamics, and control systems simulation. MSC pioneered many of the technologies that are now relied upon by industry leaders to analyze and predict stress and strain, vibration & dynamics, acoustics, and thermal analysis in our flagship product, MSC Nastran. MSC Software will be offering a variety of its simulation software tools for finite element analysis as well as multibody dynamics. Among these offerings our Academic Motion that includes Adams/Car for vehicle dynamics and durability simulation. As well as Adams Real-Time modules for generating real-time vehicle models suitable for software in-the-loop and hardware in-the-loop simulations. For more information, click here for our student competition page: http://www.mscsoftware.com/formula-student
The Academic bundles offered are as follows:
  •  Academic Structures Bundle: Provides linear and non-linear finite element analysis (FEA) capabilities for structural & thermal simulations as well as others such as those involving impacts and fluid-structure interactions; based on the latest versions of MSC Nastran, Patran, Dytran, Marc, and Sinda.
  • Academic Motion Bundle: Provides capabilities for a wide variety of multi-body motion and mechanical system simulations, including hydraulics & controls, using a geometric modeling approach or a schematic, block-diagram modeling approach; based on Adams and Easy5.

 

Polaris Industries Inc.
Items Available:  Polaris supplies a variety of parts approximately 30-40% off the retail price, as listed at polarissuppliers.com/sae_team/parts.htm. The Polaris Engineering team will also help answer technical questions relating to the supplied parts.
Discount Offer:  Discounted from retail
Discount Amount:  %
Additional Information:  To be eligible to order parts from Polaris please read the terms of sponsorship and complete the sponsorship agreement form including the submission of the teams previous year design report or project schedule(for teams new to competition). Upon sponsorship confirmation the team can begin submitting orders. All instructions, ordering information, and order deadlines can be found at polarissuppliers.com/sae_team/Polaris_SAE_Sponsorship.htm. For additional information and questions please email the Polaris SAE Support Team at sae@polarisind.com

 

Powersim Inc.
Items Available:  PSIM - A simulation environment for power electronics and motor control simulation. Modules made available to the teams include embedded code generation and Processor-In-Loop (PIL) simulation. Complimentary webinar training will be made available to the teams to help get started with PSIM.
Discount Offer:  Free
Discount Amount:  100%
Additional Information:  Visit powersimtech.com/solutions/education/sae-sponsorship

 

Siemens PLM Software
Items Available:  Academic Partnership Program: PLM Software and Support to Academic Institutions
Discount Offer:  %
Discount Amount:  %
Additional Information:  Siemens PLM Software's Academic Partnership Program provides software and support to schools to improve their ability to develop top-notch engineers and technologists for the PLM industry. The Siemens PLM Software Academic Partnership Program is the most comprehensive of its kind, serving students at global institutions. Siemens PLM Software is unique in the PLM and CAD/CAM/CAE industries offering software to schools that can be used at every academic level—from middle schools to graduate engineering research programs. These tools are ideally suited for engineering, engineering technology, manufacturing, industrial design, and design and drafting programs. For more details, click here. Siemens PLM Software provides its partner schools with:
  • PLM software and support for digital product design, simulation, analysis, manufacturing, and product data management
  • Real-world academic projects and competitions support: Click here for more information plm.automation.siements.com/en/acacemic/projects-competitons/index.shtml.
  • Free instructor-led training
  • Free online curriculum, tutorials, and training for NX, Solid Edge, Tecnomatix, and Teamcenter
If you are interested in becoming an academic partner, please contact us or complete the grant application at: plm.automation.siemens.com/en/academic/forms/partner-program-grant.cfm

 

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