Prospective Members

Welcome to Triton Racing!

We are very excited that you’re interested in joining Triton Racing, and we can’t wait to get you up to speed on all of the fascinating work we’ve been doing. But first, there are a few things you need to do:

1. Sign up for the mailing list by filling out this quick Google Form.
2. Fill out the SAE International Participant Waiver. Forms Page
3. Fill out the Machine Shop Liability Waiver. Forms Page
4. Read (do not turn in) the Machine Shop Safety Sheets 1 and 2.

The waivers can be turned in to any Triton Racing officer at any meeting. Once you’ve done everything listed here, you’re considered a Prospective Member. Welcome! Please attend a GBM or a subgroup meeting that interests you (see our meeting calendar) to get started.

 

Formula SAE 2016 Rules:

A link to the 2016 SAE rules is provided here. It is important that everyone reads the rules. The more people we have who know the rules, the less likely the team is to to fail scrutinizing/tech at competition.

 

Formula SAE Research Material:

There are a plethora of books that are aimed at Automotive Engineering. Here is a list of some that the S&E Library Offers:

Vehicular Engine Design
Race Car Vehicle Dynamics
The Successful Race Car Driver
Hands-On Race Car Engineer
Ferrari Formula 1: Under the Skin of the Championship-Winning F1-2000
Formula 1 Technology
Racing Chassis and Suspension Design
Carroll Smith’s Nuts, Bolts, Fasteners, and Plumbing Handbook
Engineer to Win
Tune to Win
Prepare to Win
The Carroll Smith Race Car Set
Chassis Design – Principles and Analysis
Design of Racing and High-Performance Engines – 1998-2003
The Racing & High-Performance Tire: Using the Tires to Tune for Grip and Balance
Race Car Engineering & Mechanics
Fundamentals of Vehicle Dynamics

In the case books aren’t your thing here is a list of Web Links related to Automotive Engineering:

http://students.sae.org – This is where the rules are located, highly suggested read.
http://fsae.com/groupee – A good way to find something FSAE related.
http://p081.ezboard.com/bdsrforum – Forum for DSR Racing.