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MMS wins the Siemens 3D Challenge!

Monash Motorsport entered the Siemens 3D Challenge, which was designed to test the innovative skills of engineers with increasingly more widely accessible 3D printing technology. In light of our recent work with CSIRO on titanium additive manufactured parts, we entered our front upright design in the ‘Future of Manufacturing’ category where the design was […]

By |November 24th, 2014|Events, Suspension|0 Comments

Dayco – Power Transmission and Cooling System Components

Dayco Australia have been a major company in the Australian automotive industry for over 30 years, and is a premier brand of automotive power transmission and cooling components. Dayco provide us with vital powertrain parts such as hoses, fuel lines, alternator belts and hose clamps, which we are continually grateful for. Dayco is one […]

By |November 24th, 2014|Powertrain|0 Comments

Richard Day helps mentor MMS.

The vision, values and behaviours of a team are what binds a group of individuals together into a cohesive group. They provide motivation, direction and stability to a team to encourage sustained performance.

Richard Day has provided an invaluable service to Monash Motorsport, offering his experience to guide the development of the team’s vision and […]

By |November 24th, 2014|Business, Events|0 Comments

Multicoat – Powder Coating & Spray Painting

Multicoat has been a gold sponsor of Monash Motorsport for over two years and has continued to provide us with exceptional services. They have been operating for over 17 years and specialise in high quality and versatile powder coating and spray painting services, catering to the needs of both large and small-scale customers. Multicoat […]

By |November 24th, 2014|Chassis|0 Comments

Traction Control

With the addition of a turbocharger to our single cylinder KTM setup, Monash Motorsport has recently developed a Powertrain package which outputs over 30% more power and over 25% more torque when compared to the naturally aspirated setup. To help our drivers control this around a track, we have recently been testing Traction Control […]

By |November 10th, 2014|Powertrain|0 Comments

Chassis Ergonomics

Ergonomics is the science of the interaction between the human and the system he/she operates within. Although it can’t be measured, and in fact is often overlooked by the specification sheets, ergonomics plays a crucial role in all motorsports and can provide a team with a winning edge. The reason a team can gain […]

By |October 22nd, 2014|Chassis|0 Comments

3D Printed Titanium Hubs and Uprights

The end of 2013 and the beginning of a new design period brought new challenges to the Monash Motorsport team. Constantly striving to keep up to date with the latest manufacturing techniques, learning about the forefront of today’s technology, MMS teamed up with the CSIRO’s Lab 22. Lab 22 specializes in the additive manufacturing […]

By |September 30th, 2014|Suspension|0 Comments

Aerodynamics: On–track Flow Visualisation

M13’s aerodynamic package saw huge gains over its predecessors, mostly due to the implementation of a drag reduction system allowing for a more aggressive design for downforce.

Using ANSYS CFX software to undertake computational fluid dynamics (CFD) analysis, the aerodynamics team were able to compare over 180 different configurations through during the design period. But […]

By |September 9th, 2014|Aerodynamics|0 Comments

Davies, Craig pitches in to support the Formula SAE competition!

Davies, Craig Pty Ltd, a 45-year old Australian owned and operated company created the ground-breaking range of electric Thermatic® Fans for the automotive and air-conditioning industries.

In 1999 Davies Craig launched their first unique remote-mounted Electric Water Pump, the EWP®80. An innovative engine cooling product designed specifically to replace the mechanical belt-driven mechanical water pump […]

By |September 9th, 2014|Powertrain|0 Comments

IMeche Event 2014

On the 28 August, Monash Motorsport hosted an event for IMechE to present a summary of our Europe campaign and to discuss the experience of competing overseas amongst the best international teams. The team was also presented with one of two awards for non-UK teams at Formula Student 2014; an achievement we are extremely […]

By |September 9th, 2014|Events|0 Comments