Rit baja is just one of over one hundred regularly competing teams in the north american region alone. Baja sae is a collegiate design series sponsored by the society of automotive engineers sae. May 27, 2018 in this video, we spoke to austin moyer, design captain, about the design event at 2018 baja sae kansas. Baja sae challenges engineering students to design and build an offroad vehicle that will survive the severe punishment of rough terrain and in some competitions, water. About 100 colleges were selected from the virtual design presentation round to build the car. After the building process is complete begins testing and racing our new design. Each team is competing to have its design accepted for manufacture by a fictitious firm. This is an official page of baja sae, a program of sae international.
Baja sae is an intercollegiate engineering design competition for undergraduate and graduate engineering students. Every year since 2000, the university of windsors baja sae team is tasked with designing and building a one person, offroad vehicle to compete in one of the three national events. We would like to extend our thanks to our past and present sponsors. There are almost 100 participants and it was a good opportunity to put in practice the knowledge acquired in class. The four day event includes static and dynamic events that challenge teams and. The dynamic portion can consist of traction events such as a hill climb, tractor pull or rock. Organized by the society of automotive engineers sae and taking place in the united states, these intercollegiate competitions take place over four days. This article deals with an example of how a typical report is made. Please beware that below you can find an official addendum baja sae mexico rules which has some modifications on dates, procedures and slight rule application changes, however it does not represent any need for changing your vehicleequipment if it complies with the international rulebook. Never a bad idea to run your sales presentation by another group who is unfamiliar with baja practice with another organization at your school. Both competitions engage students in realworld engineering design projects. After having consulted automotive design literature, previous sae competitors, and an independent study on the baja challenge, the team has developed the knowledge base to field a competitive vehicle in the programs first year.
Presentation, dronacharya technical evaluation, dynamic events, entertainment night, static event. Apr 02, 2017 divide your work according to the sub assemblies of your atv. Divide your work according to the sub assemblies of your atv. Utah state university college of engineering and honors program. Baja sae competition week provides events representing the responsibilities that engineers would be accountable for through design, development, and production phases. Teams take what they learn in the classroom and apply it to a real world engineering problems that deal with reliability, efficiency, and performance. We began by setting up a series of construction lines and planes to get a general vehicle layout. Sae design is a branding and design firm based in hawaii, with locations in both honolulu and wailuku. It is very user friendly and a lot of tutorial video are on youtube means. Rit baja sae suspension design strategy project developed to document the recent history of rit baja suspension design, develop knowledge, and create tools to help the team move forward in the rapidly progressing baja sae student competition. We have a longstanding record of excellence in the competition and are very proud of our achievements, being a top ten team for the last ten years. Mahindras 2019 baja sae india at pithampur saw a total of 251 participants, of which, 120 participated in mbaja conventional fuel, 50 in ebaja electric vehicles and another 81. Sae cds webinar series powered by cumminssae international is introducing a new webinar series, content provided by cummins, for sae collegiate design series teams.
The documentation of a baja atv is highly focused on this area. Day 6 of baja virtual presentation series on suspension calculations slide. In baja sae, engineering students are tasked with designing and building a. Virtual baja presentation vehicle specs total length of the vehicle 100 inches 2540mm total width of the vehicle 62 inches 1574. Cornell university is a vital part in cornell baja racing. The idea of making an atv is not solely for all terrain use. Baja sae is a competition where teams design, build and race an offroad baja car that will be tested in both static and dynamic events. Sae baja 20 preliminary design report nri institute of. These baja sae competitions held in north america are part of the sae s collegiate design series of student engineering competitions.
Baja sae virtuals round for 2018 is on 14th and 15th july 2017. Baja sae virtuals guide india baja tutor knowledge base. Detroit section sae 2007 formula sae workshop october 20th 2007 tech inspection, design preliminary, presentation and cost events, and design semifinals. Sae international s collegiate design series cds competitions take students beyond textbook theory by enabling them to design, build, and test the performance of a real vehicle and then compete with other students from around the globe in exciting and intense competitions. Capabilities include packaging, identity and brand development, print, web, and creative marketing strategies for clients of all types. The terrain that must be covered is extreme and the horsepower is limited. This paper will describe the design process and performance of the rear suspension of the 20 bearcat baja vehicle. Sae internationals collegiate design series cds competitions take students beyond textbook theory by enabling them to design, build, and test the performance of a real vehicle and then compete with other students from around the globe in exciting and intense competitions. For further videos visit our youtube channel playlist. The purpose of the 201415 society of automotive engineers sae baja mqp was to design, develop, and manufacture a vehicle within the specifications of the sae baja competition in order to enter a future competition. In this video, we spoke to austin moyer, design captain, about the design event at 2018 baja sae kansas.
This invaluable data was fed back into our analysis software to ensure our critical suspension and drivetrain members would withstand the abuses of competition. These baja sae competitions held in north america are part of the saes collegiate design series of student engineering competitions. Tech inspection, design preliminary, presentation and cost events, and design semifinals. A few quick updates from the baja sae program manager and cost team. Aug 14, 2010 presentation made during the sae minibaja 2009 competition. At the end of each year we take our car to a society of automotive engineer competition and push our car to its limits. Static events include the design and sales presentation and cost report. Every year we design, fabricate, and race our custom offroad vehicle in the baja sae collegiate design series. Suspension design for this competition is one of the most varied items seen at race. Electronic fuelspark control for improved efficiency. About baja sae the university of rochester baja sae team is a student run program that designs, builds, and races a single person off road vehicle each year in the society of automotive engineers sae collegiate design series.
Baja sae design report university of colorado boulder. The computeraided design cad files and all associated content posted to this website are created, uploaded, managed and owned by third party users. In order to help reduce confusion between the sales presentation. The objective of the baja sae competition is to design an offroad vehicle capable of enduring the rough terrain. Each cad and any associated text, image or data is in no way sponsored by or affiliated with any company, organization or realworld item, product, or good it may purport to portray. Design of an sae baja racing offroad vehicle powertrain. Sae international is the global leader in technical learning for the mobility industry. The baja sae series is an annual competition organized by the society of automotive engineers and has the objective to encourage undergraduate students to design, manufacture and test and allterrain vehicle prototype.
Further use or distribution is not permitted without permission from sae sales is not design. As in real work situations, these future engineers work together as a team to discover and resolve technical challenges in design, test, and manufacturing, as well as business. The competition is scored based on a number of aspects such as. The chassis inherited from the 2014 sae baja mqp was utilized as a framework that the new designs had to integrate within. Jun 27, 2019 day 6 of baja virtual presentation series on suspension calculations slide.
In 2010 we achieved the 1st place in design, it has been the. Sae international hosts a large number of different collegiate events with two of the most popular being the formula sae and baja sae competitions. The teams intent is design and fabrication of a rugged and marketable offroad vehicle. Sae baja competitions consists of both static and dynamic events. College of engineering mae students, utah state university. Technical questions about the baja sae rules must be submitted to.
Their generous contributions, whether they are monetary, material, or service, make this continuation of our project and its success possible. Baja sae was established in fall of 2015 at the university of colorado at boulder. It is a very versatile software where design and basic analysis can be done. The cars all have engines of the same specifications.
The 2020 baja sae virtual event will be taking place in two parts. Student events events collegiate design series sae international. Rugged daq and instrument package, adjustable sway bar. Presentation made during the sae minibaja 2009 competition. Of which 78 cars were declared eligible to race on the final day. As in real work situations, these future engineers work together as a team to discov.
Different teams may have their own style of presenting their dfmea report. The four day event includes static and dynamic events that challenge teams and their vehicles. Sae baja to incorporate new ideas amidst continuing progress. We promote makers culture in india and inspire innovation. When using the sae international logo and the collegiate design series word marks. We guide students through complex projects and mentor them in every possible way. Ev frame design, cooling system design, traction control system. You may be presenting to investors who are not offroad enthusiasts, and. Introduction the society of automotive engineers sae holds international design competitions each year where universities design, build and compete against other universities. Baja sae, an intercollegiate engineering design competition for undergraduate and graduate students, was first conducted in 1976 at the university of south carolina. Baja sae is an intercollegiate design competition run by the society of automotive engineers sae. Whether you are an engineer or business professional looking to advance your career, or an educator in search of creative and effective ways to engage students in stem programs, we have you covered. Competition rules provide an extensive list of rules to ensure the vehicle is safe.
The competitions, which occur throughout the year in different regions of the country, last for several days. Teams of students from universities all over the world design and build small offroad cars. The determan balk family foundation helps provide funds for the cornell baja team that allows us to the bring the best version of our ideas to life. Submitted questions must include your name, university, phone number, rule number in question and the baja sae event your team is planning to enter. The baja sae program manager and rules committee have begun to outline. Mini baja south dakota school of mines and technology. Presentation made during the sae mini baja 2009 competition. Basically there are many software available which can be used for designing like 1.
Baja sae 20162017 20162017 design and optimization of a sae baja chassis a major qualifying project report submitted to the faculty of worcester polytechnic institute in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering by heather selmer, me sabbrin shweiki, me paige tencati, me date. Baja sae, the atv design event provides a platform for the undergraduate students to apply the principles of engineering science to expose their proficiency in the automotive world. Rules questions are answered by following the submission instructions published on by going to. The dynamic portion can consist of traction events such as a hill climb, tractor pull or rock crawl, a. Suspension design is one of the most complex systems on a baja sae vehicle. The object of the competition is to simulate realworld engineering design projects and their related challenges. Sep 08, 2016 basically there are many software available which can be used for designing like 1. Key design features include onesizefitsall ergonomics, modular. Suspension load data was even used to select critical tube sizes for the cars frame, a first for our team. Introduction the society of automotive engineers sae holds international design competitions each year where universities design, build.
The second of the series is focused for baja sae and formula sae students. Looking for downloadable 3d printing models, designs, and cad files. Make a team plan for the coming one or two months to ensure the completion of your presentation before time. The baja sae rules, technical bulletins, sales presentation documents, design. You can also approach teams going before you for the presentation round and get to. As many people have not seen a baja sae vehicle, below is an image of the 2010 car during testing. Each plane was carefully set to ensure that revisions to the frames angular and linear. You need to be good at design softwares like catia, solidworks,lotus, ansys. Virtual baja saeindia 2014 team name piranha racing team id 14127 maharashtra institute of technology, pune wheel base 58 wheel track 50 vehicle height 1. What softwares are used in designing atv for baja sae. Design of an sae baja racing offroad vehicle powertrain eric t.