John and Mike for the Win!
John Taseff and Mike Jastram, our chief and senior engineers have officially finished our frame and gear box designs! After months of slaving over maths and FEA analysis, we have our two largest car components finished. We recruited 15 new team members this year, but up until this week, most of the details of our designs have been in a standstill until we could define the major components of our car. We have focused on training the new members on the process for designing a part, and getting them up to speed on their CAD, sheet metal, mill and lathe skills. With the overall dimensions of the frame and gear box defined, we can press forward and distribute smaller projects to all team members who can now work within the established dimensions of the car to complete individual projects.