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Manufacturing of Protective Visors

This has been the home scenario for the team members who own 3D printers! Attentive to the needs identified by the community, FST Lisboa joined the project led by the Department of Mechanical Engineering (DEM), and is now producing protective visors f ...

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Competition Season 2020: COVID-19 Resolutions

In the weeks preceding the admission quizzes day (January 31st), the team confirmed its participation in all the competitions for which it had tried out, and, after careful deliberation taking into account the objectives the team had established for the ...

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In House Machining

The second month of the year was also marked by the in-house machining of some components to be integrated into both FST 10e and FST10d. Regarding the first, parts of the suspension subsystem such as the rims’ pins, and the support of the BOTS (Brake ...

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The Composite Fever: An Overview

As it is known since the 5th prototype that parts as the monocoque, seat, wings and side pods are all made using composite materials.  So, as the carbon fibre enthusiasts that we are, this year was no different! Because the   FST 10e ...

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February means Composite Fever

February means a well deserved break from university, but when you’re in a Formula Student team it means extra time to work on your car. Around here, February also sets the start of manufacturing season.  Despite having different tasks being p ...

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We Quizzin’

With February just around the corner comes intensive quiz training.  All Formula Student teams have to answer an engineering quiz in order to be selected to attend the competitions. Each competition has its own quiz with its own set of rules and ...

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Christmas Dinner Party

The team hosted its traditional dinner party just before christmas break where team members, alumni and faculty advisors got together to celebrate the holiday season (secret santa challenge included!) and to update on the usual and inevitable knowledge s ...

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Rouelle at the Workshop

After following the team's progress for some time now, Formula Student judge Claude Rouelle visited the workshop alongside former team member João Antunes. Particularly focused on areas related to the performance of racing prototypes such as vehicle d ...

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Savannah at the Workshop

Savannah Resources’ CEO David Archer and Joana Prazeres - Head of Communication and Community Affairs visited the workshop. This is the 2nd year that Savannah Resources Plc - a mineral resource development company committed to taking part in the E-Mob ...

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SKF Workshop

The team attended the workshop given by SKF on the bearing selection process where the company's new tool, SKF Bearing Select, was presented. These parts are used in almost every kind of machinery, since they reduce friction consequently allowing smoo ...