Body & Composites
In the body and composites subsystem, we design and manufacture the body panels and composite structures for the vehicle. Our primary goals are to make strong and safe composite structures, design water-tight body panels, and create an overall aesthetic and cohesive look to the car.
Currently the body and composites projects include the design of all of the body panels for the new vehicle. We are planning to perform analysis of the overall aerodynamics of the vehicle. Primarily we are concerned with the mechanical design of the body panels to meet the Shell Eco Marathon requirements. In this subsystem, we use Solidworks surface modeling to design smooth, free-form structures for the bodywork.