Ever used a bow and arrow? Archery is a display of strength, focus and precision and the science behind it is fascinating in itself. Bows are no toys to be meddled with and “dry firing” it is a “must not do” act. Find out why in this article.Read More Thou Shalt Not string without an Arrow
Long ago, some genius invented the mechanical spring and since then, it has found its applications in myriads of fields, ranging from Engineering to Biology. Yes, Biology too! Wondered how kangaroos hop efficiently, why the tendons in your legs are more resilient than a car’s steel suspensions or why cheetahs and horses run faster than human beings? Dive into this post to get these questions answered!Read More The Marvels of Strain Energy
Watch the video below before you read the rest of the post. It’s among the most famous film clips in history, important enough to have been selected for preservation by the National Film Registry of the Liberty of Congress.Read More Modal Analysis and the collapse of Tacoma Narrows Bridge
As J.R.R. Tolkien wrote in The Lord of the Rings: The road goes ever on and on Down from the road where it began. Still, around the corner, there may wait A new road or a secret gate, And though we may pass them by today, Tomorrow we may come this way And take the […]Read More Factor of Safety- What’s in the name?
In 1801, Richard Trevithick, a Cornish mine manager, built the first steam-powered carriage, considered as the first automobile or motor vehicle. Then in 1834, Thomas Davenport, an American blacksmith, and inventor, developed the first DC electric motor and used it to power locomotives. In subsequent years, Robert Anderson’s battery-powered electric vehicle(non-rechargeable) came up, giving birth […]Read More WHEN ELECTRIC BEATS COMBUSTION
Those who know Audi, know “quattro”. A driving experience like never before. But what’s exactly the concept behind quattro and how did it come into existence? Find out here.Read More THE AUDI QUATTRO CONCEPT
An insight into the Planetary gearset, an ingenious mechanism serving as the key to automatic transmissions and formula student electric vehicles.Read More THE RISE OF THE PLANETARY GEARS
Two simple words, hardness and toughness, yet so many distinctions between them. An excess of either can lead to the failure of structures. An insight into the heat treatment processes and how they create a balance between the two.Read More HEAT TREATMENT- WHAT, WHY AND HOW?
Traditional gearbox has become a thing of the past. Here’s CVT, an ingenious invention in the motorsport world and a perfect match for a formula student car.Read More CVT- A PERFECT MATCH FOR A FORMULA STUDENT CAR?
You’re in the middle of a corner and you take your hand off the steering to shift the gear. Fella! You just lost time and worse even, you lost points for your team. Get electric, get ahead. Because every millisecond counts in the formula racing world.Read More QUICKSHIFTING, BECAUSE EVERY MILLISECOND COUNTS