3D Systems – Going with the Flow

Despite a fantastic 2017 with one of the most complex aerodynamics packages to date, Monash Motorsport continues to innovate and improve the car in preparation for our European campaign in the middle of the year. As such, a select few parts were chosen to be redesigned in order for M17-C and M17-E to reach […]

By |April 18th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Wrike on Time

In 2017, Monash Motorsport had just 10 months to design, build and test two cars, each consisting of thousands of intricate parts. Due to the highly interrelated design and manufacturing processes, it was necessary to have multiple operations occurring simultaneously. To efficiently manage these operations, Monash Motorsport utilised Wrike. According to Connor Tilbrook, Monash Motorsport’s […]

By |April 18th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

One Team. Three Cars.

Monash Motorsport are going Driverless!

The Formula Student Germany competition continues to challenge teams, and ran their first driverless competition class last year. Teams are required to design a vehicle capable of running without a driver in autonomous mode, as well as with a driver in manual mode. With the use of carefully selected sensors […]

By |February 15th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

FSAE-Australasia 2017: One Team, Two Cars.

Preparation for the 2017 Formula Student Australasia competition was much more thorough and rigorous than previous years. With the goal of racing both the electric and combustion cars on track, we began testing much earlier and more frequently than we had in the past. After months of hard work put in by our day […]

By |January 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Ready, Set, Race! The Formula Student Competition

December is an exciting time for all: Summer has officially begun and Christmas and New Year are fast approaching. Over at Monash Motorsport, December is an especially exciting time of year. The team is in its final stages of rigorous testing and statics practice in preparation for this year’s FSAE Australasia Competition. On December […]

By |December 7th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Virtually Making Driver Training a Reality

Join us for a quick chat to Tom Behrendt about his work on the team as a Chassis engineer and how we use simulation software to assist the team in the leadup to competition.

What simulation software is used and how does it work?
A range of software is used for the entire process. Firstly, we […]

By |December 7th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Racer’s 6th Sense – Why We Test and How We Gather Data

When it comes to testing and tuning the vehicle dynamics of FSAE cars, teams can often be caught up in a guessing game. Variables like camber and toe all affect how much we grip we can get out of our tires and ultimately how much performance we can squeeze out of our cars.

Fortunately, due […]

By |September 26th, 2017|Chassis, Electrical Drivetrain, Powertrain, Suspension|0 Comments

M17-C and M17-E Take Off!

The 2017 Aerodynamics packages have been completed and both cars are flying as of last weekend. The Aerodynamics Section worked extremely hard to meet an incredibly tough deadline with not one, but two packages in record time. M17-C will feature a full package with both front and rear wings, an undertray, a nosecone, bodywork, […]

By |September 21st, 2017|Aerodynamics|0 Comments

First Glimpse: Design Launch Night

The team had just finished up with exams, and were back into the workshop to hit manufacturing period. After all, we had two cars to build, with a driving date set for the end of the holidays it was all hands on deck.

On top of this, design launch night was also upon us. For […]

By |August 21st, 2017|Events|0 Comments

A Week in the Life of….

“As a member of both the Chassis and Business section, my week is packed with tasks. Every hour I’m not in class I will be around the workshop, working on the Chassis, contacting our sponsors, taking photos, organising events or updating the team’s social media, as well as keeping up to date with uni […]

By |August 21st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments