Mechanical Engineering students team Velocity Racing, consisting of 35 students, 26 from Mechanical and 9 from the Electrical department participated in the 3rd Formula Green held in Kari Motor Speedway, Coimbatore representing PSG Institute of Technology and Applied Research. The All-India Level competition was held from 12th February to 16th February. Formula green is a formula electric race car design competition conducted by ISNEE ( Indian Society of New Era Engineers).
The five day long event, was filled with many static events like design evaluation, cost report analysis, dis-assembly and assembly, and with dynamics events like acceleration test, skidpad test, autocross and endurance. The car specifications were 20kW BLDC Motor, with a peak torque of 160 Nm and a maximum speed of 3800 rpm. The team were 4th in design evaluation, 4th in cost report and 5th in business plan out of the 6 teams. It was a great learning experience for the team, where the students have applied the concept, and also learnt new concepts.