SJEC secures Best Performer Award at ESI 2017

Jan 18, 2017

The Team SJEC Racing of SJEC initiated under the SAEINDIA SJEC Collegiate Club secured the Spirit of ESI award in recognition to their outstanding overall performance in ENDURO STUDENT INDIA – 2017, a National Level ATV racing championship held from January 5th to 9th, 2017 at Gee Dee Driving School, Coimbatore - Tamil Nadu. They have also secured 13th Overall ranking out of 99 teams bettering institutions like IIT-Hyderabad, IIT K, BITS Pilani, MIT Manipal and RVCE Bangalore.

In the event, every ATV had to pass through static, dynamic and endurance tests. Static tests include Design, Cost and Sales. Dynamic tests consist of Acceleration, Sprint, and Manoeuvrability. The ATV designed and developed exclusively by SJEC Racing Team named TURTLE achieved 16th place in design, 4th in manoeuvrability and 10th place in Endurance. A final score of 683 out of 1000 points enabled SJEC to secure 13th rank. The result makes SJEC eligible for direct entry to next year’s event.

SJEC Congratulates the Students on this wonderful achievement.

 

Enduro Student India is an exclusive student design competition which has been conceived and conducted exclusively by Delta Inc. Kolkata. The rules and regulations adopted by Delta Inc. are prescribed by International standards which are publicly available in the public domain and these are the universal standards adopted by other similar events across the globe.

SJEC Racing Team was formed in April 2016 led by Mr Dilish Joy Lobo and comprises of 26 members, with the purpose building an indigenous All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) as per rules and standards of SAE. The team had previously secured First Place in South India and 18th nationally in the SAE BAJA Virtual Design Competition held in Indore. Mr Vijay V.S. and Mr Yathish Kumar K. Assistant Professors in the Department of Mechanical Engineering are the Faculty Advisors of the Club. The Team SJEC Racing has students working in the six departments of Drive Train, Braking, Design, Suspension, Steering, and Marketing. The participation offers the students the opportunity to apply the concepts learnt in classroom and develop their own ideas and innovativeness to design and develop a fully functional state of the art ATV.  

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