AER: Developing a Comfortable Driver Fit with an Ergonomics Jig

Written by: Anteater Electric Racing Media

To produce results in the Formula SAE Competition, the ergonomics of the driver are just as important as the performance. Our 2020 FSAE Electric Racecar, named Ampeater, holds many components into a very small chassis, therefore making ergonomics critical to the operation of the vehicle. To resolve this problem, the development of an ergo jig was needed to research the ideal position of the driver inside the chassis so all mechanical components could be placed accordingly and taken to the Cal Club SCCA autocross event for feedback…

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