MME - Husker Racing | Baja SAE


Husker Racing | Baja SAE


UNL’s 2017-2018 Baja Team includes: (from left to right) Brian Cronin, Kyle Rhodes, Jeremy Blackford, Josh Gerdes, Ben Railsback, Alex Wallace, Brian Hurst, Brad Kathol, Jessica Lingenfelter, Galen Kramer, Andrew Johnson, Trent McElmery, and Sean Krebs

Contacts
Captain:
Kyle Rhodes
(402) 669-3809

Project Manager:
Jessica Lingenfelter
Project Manager:
Brad Kathol
(402) 640-3918

Mailing Address:
W342 NH
Lincoln NE 68588-0526

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Adviser:
Dr. Sangjin Ryu
Mechanical & Materials Engineering
sangjin.ryu@unl.edu
(402) 472-4313
Office: W317 NH


Baja SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers)
consists of three regional competitions that simulate real-world engineering design projects and their related challenges. Engineering students are tasked to design and build an off-road vehicle that will survive the severe punishment of rough terrain. 

The object of the competition is to provide SAE student members with a challenging project that involves the planning and manufacturing tasks found when introducing a new product to the consumer industrial market. Teams compete against one another to have their design accepted for manufacture by a fictitious firm. Students must function as a team to not only design, build, test, promote, and race a vehicle within the limits of the rules, but also to generate financial support for their project and manage their educational priorities.

All vehicles are powered by a 10-horsepower Intek Model 20 Briggs & Stratton engine. Use of the same engine by all the teams creates a more challenging engineering design test. In order to be competitive, it is crucial to design the lightest weight car possible, while maintaining the necessary strength to endure the brutal challenges faced at competition. 
 
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Thank You, Sponsors!

The UNL Baja SAE Team appreciates the support of their sponsors. Without the support of our sponsors, there would be no UNL Baja.

We would like to welcome and extend our graditude to our newest sponsors from this year:

http://www.garagedoorsaz.com/


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