GreenLion Racing is the Formula Student Team of the Bergische Universität Wuppertal. Every year, we are passionate about developing, designing and marketing a high-performance racing car. Our goal: to participate in the Formula Student Germany. At the famous Hockenheimring, we take our car to participate against the best university teams in the world.

You are looking for an adventure during your studies? You want to connect theory with practice? You want to experience your dream of building a racing car yourself? Test yourself in teamwork and develop your skills further? Do you enjoy interdisciplinary cooperation? Do you want to get in the fast lane for the future?

What’s waiting for you:

  • motivated team consisting of different study courses
  • Contact partners and sponsors
  • Opportunity to gather practical experience for your professional life
  • Opportunity to develop new skills

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Organization / Coordination

  • Coordinate the different departments of the project and set creative impulses new exciting ways to go
  • Organization of events (exhibition, press, events, catering, accommodation, etc.)
  • Presentation of the team at trade fairs, events, etc.
  • IT: Build and maintain a wiki documentation structure so that the current generation can make better use of their knowledge and can easily and quickly integrate the future generation into the themes of the project and find improvement potential

Course of studies: free

Sponsorship / Marketing

  • Find sponsors and partners to realize the dream of building a racing car
  • Customize and update website and facebook appearance
  • Create a distinctive corporate design (posters, flyers, sponsors’ portfolio)
  • Design team clothing and homepage appearance
  • Accompany the team and set it in the scene with photo and video equipment

Course of studies: Economics, Media Design, Engineering, Humanities

Economics

  • Develop a business plan that would make a series production of our lion profitable and has lasting value for investors
  • Cost Report & RealCase: Document the lion in its entirety and develop alternative production scenarios

Course of studies: Economics, Engineering

Technology – Mechanics

Chassis – Connects chassis with asphalt

  • Tire data analysis: values from given data from our and other tire manufacturers whether our tire selection is a good one to date. What consequences can we draw from the findings for the design of future landing gear?
  • Topology optimization: Can we save weight on the steering lever, wheel carrier or rear plate?
  • Get in and bring yourself into the position to develop a chassis.

Crashbox – Safety has top priority

  • A passion for lightweight construction and safety? Develop and simulate a Crashbox based on fiber composites

Maintenance and reliability – with conscientiousness in the goal

  • detect during the development process maintenance deficits and work closely together with the designers to simplify manufacturing and assembling, so that components in case of failure can be quickly identified and replaced
  • develop a quality assurance standard, which guarantees the reliability of the assemblies already in development for use in the operation
  • guarantee the functionality of the lion before and after test units and bring out the best times

Monocoque – In motorsports standard and in the Formula Student on the advance

  • Lay the foundation for the development, simulation and construction of a carbon monocoque based

Aerodynamics – Wings for the car

  • Lay the foundation for the development, simulation and construction of an aerodynamic package
  • starting with underbody over front and rear wing to winglets

Throttle – Own Construction

  • Construct a throttle, which can be single-handedly produced and used
  • whether mechanically or electrically controlled

Course of studies: Safety engineering, quality assurance, mechanical engineering

Technology – Electronics

Harness

  • Coordinate with modules
  • Search for the best plug selection
  • Layout creation (e.g., via ePlan)
  • Production of the wiring harness

Battery

  • Concept: what battery? Alternator?
  • Identify hazards and implement security measures
  • optional: Simulation of the battery (e.g., via Simulink)

Sensors

  • Choice of sensors
  • Coordination with harness
  • optional: Integration in CAN

Display

  • Conception: 7 Segment or LED display?
  • Selection or development of the hardware
  • Development of embedded software for the display

Data Logging – Learnig from recorded data

  • Selection or development of the hardware
  • Development of embedded software for the telemetry unit
  • Development of software for reading and analyzing the obtained data

Course of studies: Electrical Engineering, Information Technology, Industrial Engineering (Automotive), Energy & environmental management

Formula Student Driverless

  • Conception: from the rules to our team structure
  • Software: Evaluation of the sensor data and instruction to the actuators
  • Hardware: Selection of the CPU
  • Sensors: Selection and integration of required sensors
  • Actuators: Selection and integration of required actuators

Course of studies: Electrical Engineering, Information Technology, Industrial Engineering (Automotive), Energy & environmental management

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Questions? You can contact us though our contact form or via Mail at: bewerbung (at) glracing.de