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Introducing the team – Part 3

Posted by Christoph Hahn,

This blog post is the third one in an ongoing series introducing the MathWorks student competition team. The team is further growing and we are now 12 folks located in Boston (US), Bangalore (India), Cambridge (UK), and Munich (DE). Today’s post will introduce our new members Maitreyee, Alexa, Jose,… read more >>

Hydraulic decoupled suspension – how to get things running smoothly 2

Posted by Christoph Hahn,

In the first part of this post, I introduced the hydraulic decoupled suspension concept designed by Timothy Novotny and Alex Hönger from AMZ Racing.
In this second part learn about their design process and how they verified and tested the hydraulic decoupled suspension.
Dimensioning
A question about the weight target was asked during… read more >>

Hydraulic decoupled suspension – the journey starts with a bold idea

Posted by Christoph Hahn,

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Great ideas don’t always stand the test of time. It may be due to some drawbacks that knock out the great advantage, or it simply is too expensive or difficult to implement. The following article will share a contradicting example. Enjoy this engineering success story of originality and rock-solid engineering… read more >>

Project-Based Learning: Five Key Features To Motivating Students

Posted by Christoph Hahn,

Many students I know take issue with Plato’s famous quote: “Students are lazy, disengaged and have bad manners” (The Republic VIII, 562b-563e). Stepping back from the ‘bad manners’ accusation, engaging and effectively teaching bored students can be challenging and the reasons behind haven’t become clear to me for quite some… read more >>

Torque Vectoring – KIT Team Sharing Vehicle Controls Success Story 2

Posted by Christoph Hahn,

Ka.Race.Ing-Team at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology volunteered to share in depth and hands-on their approach around vehicle controls and torque vectoring in particular. They are winners of the Simulink Student Challenge 2016. And to top it all off, Julian our guest blogger today, added two of their models on the MATLAB… read more >>

Introducing the team – Part 2

Posted by Christoph Hahn,

This blog post is the second and final part introducing the MathWorks student competition team. We are 8 folks located in Boston (US), Cambridge (UK) and Munich (DE) with a key mission to equip student teams around the globe with software, training, and mentoring to tackle the same technical issues as professional… read more >>

Introducing the team – Part 1

Posted by Christoph Hahn,

In this blog post I have the great pleasure to introduce the MathWorks student competition team. We are 8 folks located in Boston (US), Cambridge (UK) and Munich (DE) with a key mission to equip student teams around the globe with software, training, and mentoring to tackle the same technical… read more >>