About GoFSAE Workshop

A two Day Workshop on “Automotive System & IC engine design & tuning “specially targeted on Formula1 design & development with comprehensive theory & practical hands on, providing advanced learning for FSAE and SAE baja vehicle design

Topics to be covered in GOFSAE Workshop

1. Fundamental concepts:

> General types of an automobile (MUV, SUV, Sports, ATV)

> Introduction to acceleration, braking & Cornering concepts

> Landmarks in technology

> Introduction to working of common automotive parts

> What’s special about F1?

2. The chassis of Formula Cars

> Types & function description

> Strength & aerodynamics

> Truss structure design concepts

> Tubular space frame designing

> Mounting process & design of clamps

3. The Suspension system:

> Suspension working & components analysis

> Design of spring & shock absorbers

Independent & dependent suspension

> Double wishbone suspension system design

> Wheel alignment angles

> The load transfer

4. Braking system:

> Disc brake system design

> Hydraulic circuit for braking system

> Actuation methods

> Rotor shear stress concepts

> Brake biasing

5. Ergonomics:

> Cockpit design of formulae Car

> Design of pedals & driver safety systems

6. Tire & Wheel w.r.t. formula car :

> Concepts of traction

> Tire design (Trades & prints)

> Types & functions of tires

> Front, Rear & Four wheel drive concepts

7. Engine & Transmission:

> Engine design parameters

> Power utilisation concepts

> Throttle & intake system design

> Transmission coupling

> Selection of gears

> Exhaust system design

> Design of cooling, Fueling systems & assembly

> Drive design concepts

> Catalytic convertors

> Engine demonstration for better understanding

8. Tires & Traction:

> Terrain analysis

> Selection of tires

> Concept of grip & traction

> Slip angles

> Cornering stiffness

9. Engine Control Unit:

> Ignition control design

> Spark advance

> Ignition mapping & DTS-I systems

> Distributor less spark ignition system

> CDI system

> MPF-I systems

> Design of CRD-I, VVT-I, & TBI systems

> Electronic injectors

> High fuel efficient system design

> Design of economy & EGO sensors

> Catalytic convertors

> Turbocharger & supercharger concepts

> Different types of sensors & actuators used in engine control

Manufacturing and Fabrication techniques

For this session we will take students to college Workshop / garage if hosting college permits

10. Latest automotive technology

> Design concept of the fastest vehicles

> Centrifugal clutch systems

> Carbon fiber technology

> Hybrid engine concepts


> Traction control systems

> KERS technology

> Air bags

11. Automobile Economics

> Market Segment

> Sponsorship procurement

> Cost Analysis and report

12. Hands-On:

> Engine Demonstration

> Manufacturing technique in hosting college workshop

• > Designing of some Automotive component on Software

Workshop Highlight?

• Fundamental design discussion
• Parameters listing
• Engine selection process
• Tire selection process
• Suspension, Braking, Ergonomics, Transmission & engine control system design based on problem statement
• Design feasibility discussion
• Preparation of design report on paper for different systems
• Components modelling on catia/pro-e/auto CAD
• Components analysis & design iterations through CAE
• Model assembly
• Design costing
• HoriZON (A Unit of MBS Group) certification programs are recognized in the industry
• Interactive Query sessions, Live Demos, PowerPoint Presentation.
• Life-time Access to Ezone-Portal(Student Online Portal for study resources)


The duration of this workshop will be two consecutive days, with eight hour session each day in a total of sixteen hours properly divided into theory and hands on sessions


A 'Certificate of Merit' by HoriZON (An Unit of MBS Group) to all Participants of this workshop. At the end of this workshop, a small competition will be organized among the participating students and winners will be awarded with a 'Certificate of Excellence'.


It's a basic level workshop so there are no prerequisites. Anyone interested, can join this workshop.


Rs. 1000/-(inclusive of all Taxes) per participant
* eBooks to each Participant