P10227: FSAE Variable Intake
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Phase 1

Using Prototype #1 to Test for HP and Torque at Various Runner Lengths Mimicking an Infinitely Variable Intake System

Original F17 Intake View 1

Original F17 Intake View 2

Original F17 Intake View 3

Modification 1 to F17 Intake

Modification 2 to F17 Intake View 1

Modification 2 to F17 Intake View 2

Modification 2 to F17 Intake View 3

Modified F17 Intake on Dyno View 1

Modified F17 Intake on Dyno View 2

Pressure Sensors

Pressure Sensors Mounted to Dyno View 1

Pressure Sensors Mounted to Dyno View 2

Team Members at Work 1

Team Members at Work 2

Phase 1 Results:

Possible Power Curves

Average Torque Curves

Phase 2

Using Prototype #2 to Test for HP and Torque at Various Gap Widths Mimicking a 2-Position Intake System

Modification 1 to Box Plenum View 1

Modification 1 to Box Plenum View 2

Modification 2 to Box Plenum View 1

Modification 2 to Box Plenum View 2

CFD Analysis for Final Intake Design:

Two Position Long Runner Length

Two Position Short Runner Length

Phase 2 Results:

Power and Torque Curves

Manufacturing and Welding Final Intake System:

Composite Plenum

Plenum Mold

Pre-Trimmed Composite Plenum View 1

Pre-Trimmed Composite Plenum View 2

Pre-Trimmed Composite Plenum View 3

Trimmed and Bonded Composite Plenum View 1

Trimmed and Bonded Composite Plenum View 2

Trimmed and Bonded Composite Plenum View 3

Trimmed and Bonded Composite Plenum View 4

Intake Runners

In Process Runner Welding View 1

In Process Runner Welding View 2

In Process Runner Welding View 3

Final Assembly of Intake System

Dave is given "The Hardest Part of F-18 to Weld" Award by Tyler

First Assembly of Runners and Intake Spike; Short Mode

First Assembly of Runners and Intake Spike; Long Mode