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1. CONCEPT OF THE COMPETITION
1.1Competition Objective
1.2Vehicle Design Objectives
1.3Judging Categories
1.4Previous Formula SAE First Place Teams
2. ELIGIBILITY
2.1Individual Participant Requirements
2.1.1 Driver Requirements and Limitations
2.1.2 Ringers Prohibited
2.2Vehicle Eligibility
2.3Vehicle Eligibility Requirements
2.3.1 First Year Vehicles
2.3.2 Second Year Vehicles
2.3.3 Third Year Vehicles - Prohibited
2.3.4 Number of Vehicles
2.4Faculty Advisor
3. VEHICLE REQUIREMENTS & RESTRICTIONS
3.1General Design Requirements
3.1.1 Body and Styling
3.1.2 Wheelbase and Vehicle Configuration
3.2Chassis Rules
3.2.1 Ground Clearance
3.2.2 Wheels and Tires
3.2.3 Suspension
3.2.4 Steering
3.2.5 Brake Systems
3.2.5.1 Brake Over Travel Switch
3.2.5.2 Brake Light
3.2.6 Jacking Points
3.3Crash Protection
3.3.1 Definitions
3.3.2 Safety Structure Equivalency
3.3.3 Minimum Material Requirements
3.3.3.1 Main and Front Hoops
3.3.3.4 Non-Ferrous Materials - Requirements
3.3.4 Roll Hoops
3.3.4.2 Main Hoop
3.3.4.3 Front Hoop
3.3.5 Roll Hoop Bracing
3.3.5.1 Main Hoop Bracing
3.3.5.2 Front Hoop Bracing
3.3.5.3 Other Bracing Requirements
3.3.6 Frontal Impact Protection – Drivers
3.3.6.1 Bulkhead
3.3.6.2 Crush Zone
3.3.6.3 Crush Zone Construction
3.3.6.4 Non Crushable Objects
3.3.7 Frontal Impact Protection – Others
3.3.8 Side Impact Protection
3.3.8.1 Tube Frames
3.3.8.2 Composite Monocoque
3.3.8.3 Metal Monocoque
3.4.3.1 General Requirement
3.4.3.2 Mirrors
3.4.4 Head Protection
3.4.4.1 Head Restraint
3.4.4.2 Roll Bar Padding
3.4.5 Floor Closeout
3.4.6 Steering Wheel
3.4.6.1 Circular Shape - Required
3.4.6.2 Quick Disconnect - Required
3.4.7 Driver Egress
3.4.8 Roll Over Stability
3.4.8.1 Tilt Table Test
3.4.9 Master Switch
3.4.9.1 Switch Locations
3.4.9.2 Master Switch Identification
3.4.10 Fire Protection
3.4.10.1 Firewall
3.4.10.2 Fire Extinguishers
3.4.11 Batteries
3.4.12 Accessibility of Controls
3.5Powertrain
3.5.1 Engine and Drivetrain
3.5.1.1 Engine Limitations
3.5.1.2 Transmission and Drive
3.5.1.3 System Sealing
3.5.1.4 Coolant Fluid Limitations
3.5.2 Fuel Allowed
3.5.2.2 Fuel Additives - Prohibited
3.5.3 Fuel System
3.5.3.1 Fuel Tank Size Limit
3.5.3.2 Filler Neck Size & Sight Tube
3.5.3.3 Fuel Level Line
3.5.3.4 Tank Filling Requirement
3.5.3.5 Spillage Prevention
3.5.3.6 Venting Systems
3.5.4.2 Intake System Restrictor
3.5.5 Muffler and Exhaust System
3.5.5.1 Muffler Required
3.6General
3.6.1 Car Number
3.6.2 School Name
3.6.3.1 Wing Locations
3.6.3.2 Driver Egress Requirements
3.6.3.3 Wing Edges - Minimum Radii
3.6.3.4 Other Edge Radii Limitations
3.6.3.5 Wing Edge Safety
3.6.4 Fasteners
3.6.4.1 Grade Requirements
3.6.4.2 Securing Fasteners
3.6.5 Modifications and Repairs
4. COMPETITION
4.1Weather Conditions
4.2Driver Limitations
4.3Safety and Technical Inspection
4.3.1 Objective
4.3.4 Non-Scored Activity
4.4Cost & Manufacturing Analysis Event
4.4.1 The Concept
4.4.1.1 The Budget
4.4.1.2 Deadlines
4.4.1.3 Addenda
4.4.2 Scoring
4.4.3 Cost Based on Production Rate
4.4.4 Requirements and Cost Penalties
4.4.5 Mandatory Report Format:
4.4.6 Bill Of Material:
4.4.6.1 Receipts
4.4.6.2 Format
4.4.6.3 Component Manufacturing Process Costs:
4.4.6.4 Vehicle Assembly Cost - Applying Lean Manufacturing:
4.4.7 Costing of Finishes and Fire Safety Items
4.4.7.1 Finishes
4.4.7.2 Fire Safety Systems
4.4.8 Engine Costing
4.4.9 COSTING TABLES
4.4.10 Examples of Process Descriptions
4.4.10.1 Purchase Example
4.4.10.2 Purchase and Alter Example
4.4.10.3 Manufacture Example
4.4.10.4 Off-Line Assembly Example
4.4.11 Glossary of Cost Event Terms
4.5Presentation Event
4.5.1 Presentation Event Objective
4.5.2 Presentation Schedule
4.5.3 Presentation Format
4.5.4 Evaluation Criteria
4.5.5 Scoring Formula
4.6Design Event
4.6.1 Design Event Objective
4.6.2 Design Review Submission Requirement
4.6.2.1 Vehicle Drawings
4.6.3 Penalty for Non-Submission
4.6.4 Penalty for Unsatifsactory Submissions
4.6.8 Judging Criteria
4.6.9 Judging Sequence
4.6.10 Scoring
4.6.11 Penalties For Insufficient Redesign
4.6.12 Photographic Requirements
4.7Acceleration Event
4.7.1 Acceleration Event Objective
4.7.2 Procedure
4.7.4 Tire Traction - Limitations
4.7.6 Scoring Formula
4.8Skid-Pad Event
4.8.1 Skid-Pad Event Objective
4.8.3 Heat Priority
4.8.4 Skid-Pad Layout
4.8.5 Skid-Pad Layout - Pylons
4.8.6 Procedure
4.8.7 Penalties
4.8.7.2 Off Course
4.8.7.3 Incorrect Number of Laps
4.8.8 Skid-Pad Scoring
4.9Autocross Event
4.9.1 Autocross Concept
4.9.2 Procedure
4.9.3 Course Specifications & Speeds
4.9.4 Penalties
4.9.4.2 Off Course
4.9.5 Stalled & Disabled Vehicles
4.9.6 Corrected Elapsed Time
4.9.7 Scoring Formula
4.10Endurance and Fuel Economy Event
4.10.1 Right to Change Procedure
4.10.2 Endurance Objective
4.10.3 Fuel Economy
4.10.4 Course Specifications & Speeds
4.10.5 General Procedure
4.10.6 Fuel Fill
4.10.8 Driver Change Procedure
4.10.11 Breakdowns & Stalls
4.10.12 Minimum Speed Requirement
4.10.13 Exiting the Course
4.10.14 Lap Timing
4.10.15 Penalties
4.10.15.1Aggressive Driving
4.10.15.2Inexperienced Driver
4.10.15.3Cones
4.10.15.4Mechanical Problem
4.10.15.5Off Course (OC)
4.10.15.6Out of Order
4.10.15.7Poor Fuel Economy
4.10.16 Scoring
4.10.17 Endurance Scoring Formula
4.10.18 Fuel Economy
4.10.19 M85 Correction Factor
4.10.21 Post Event Engine Check
4.11Flags
4.11.1 Flagging for Formula SAE
4.12Rules of Conduct
4.12.1 Competition Objective
4.12.2 Violations of Intent
4.12.3 Loopholes & Problems
4.12.4 Unsportsmanlike Conduct
4.12.5 Arguments with Officials
4.12.6 Alcohol and Illegal Material
4.12.7 Parties
4.12.8 Trash Clean-up
4.13General Rules
4.13.1 Dynamometer Usage
4.13.2 Problem Resolution
4.13.3 Protests
4.13.4 Forfeit for Non-Appearance
4.13.5 Drivers Meetings
4.13.6 Personal Vehicles
4.13.7 Organizer Authority
4.13.8 Understanding the Rules
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2001 Formula SAE Rules

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