April 2022 Newsletter

Welcome to our Newsletter!

This is the seveteenth of a series of newsletters from Formula Racing at UC Davis. You are receiving this newsletter because you are essential to the success of the team, and we want to keep you updated as to what we are doing! Throughout the newsletters, we will highlight sponsor contributions and provide updates from the previous month. If you are not interested in receiving further emails, feel free to unsubscribe at the bottom of this email.

Subteams Progress

Teams are on their way to completing the manufacturing process! The Structures team is continuing work on manufacturing the driver's seat and the chassis, the Electrical team has continued their work on putting together the accumulator subpacks, the Powertrain team has finished manufacturing the spline adapter!


The accumulator subpacks have been fully wire bonded and have been returned to Davis!


Left: CAD of FE9's spline adapter
Right: FE9's spline adapter has been completed! Here's a picture comparing the new spline adapter (left) with FE6's spine adapter (right).
Bottom: Circular puck connected to the chassis by brackets


Top: Seat mold 
Bottom: Work being done on the chassis


Countersunk and tapped threaded inserts on various rods

Team Photo!

Did You Know?

The purpose of the spline adapter, is to transmit torque generated by the motor, to the differential, and finally to the wheels. The spline adapter must be designed so that it can withstand the torque generated by the motor without deforming or breaking.
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