Formula SAE Student Design Competition 851568

This paper presents the rules, conduct, and results of the 1985 Formula SAE vehicle design competition. Students were challanged to conceive, design, build, and compete with a small formula-style race car. The basic restrictions on the car are less than 610 cc engine with a single carburetor and 23 mm restrictor; wheelbase greater than 1.52 m and various safety equipment. The competition scoring includes engineering design, cost analysis, presentation, acceleration, skid-pad, maneuverability, fuel economy, and endurance. A summary of the design features of each entry is included.


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