8 Day Internship on Gasoline/ Electric Formula Race Car Design & Development

8 Day Internship on Gasoline/ Electric Formula Race Car Design & Development
Ahmedabad 04-Mar-19 to 11-Mar-19 L. D. College of Engineering {LDCE}, Ahmedabad
Pune 25-Mar-19 to 01-Apr-19 JSPM's Imperial College of Engineering and Research, Wagholi, Pune


Course curriculum designed and guided by our reputed experts from Formula 1 and Automotive companies like Mercedes, Polaris, Ashok Leyland, Tata, Mahindra etc.

Learn Industrial Practical Implementation of the theory you study in your academics by experiencing case study based learning and by fabricating a Gasoline & Electric Formula 5 Race Car starting from dynamically calculating the exact specification of all the subsystems, validating your calculations by designing and analysis of the prototype on automotive software and fabricate it from scratch to analyze the designing limitations of your model, at the end RIGOROUS run of the vehicle performed by all participant to test its limits and to optimize its performance.

To connect students with the industry: After the 8-day internship, you can work from your college on a 45-day Industrial designing project under the guidance of mentors from the research teams of top automotive companies



Day 1: Static & Dynamic Engineering of Chassis, Engines + Designing


  • Automotive chassis & structures
  • Automotive chassis design methodology
  • Geometrical comparison of different types of chassis
  • Integral structures, Lotus tub frame, Hybrid back-bone space frame
  • Chassis material selection procedure, Future light materials
  • Chassis shear force and Bending moment
  • Mass moment of inertia, Bending & Torsional stiffness
  • Roll structure testing, Survival cell side test, Cockpit rim test


  • Performance characteristics of gasoline & Diesel engine
  • Geometrical properties of the reciprocating engine
  • Latest engine technologies (MPFI, TDI, GDI, PFI, FI) technologies
  • SI engine fuel metering & manifold phenomena
  • Engine specific weight & volume, Fuel injection system,
  • Specific fuel consumption efficiency
  • Air & Fuel flow phenomena, Turbulence models, Fuel spray models
  • Exhaust pollutant, Control, EGR

Automotive designing as per dynamics of formula race car:

  • Introduction of automotive designing software
  • Study of automotive engineering drawings
  • Design sketching in CAD software
  • Extrude Boss/Base, Revolve, Sweep, Loft
  • Weldment application in a frame
  • Trim/Extend command for frame profiling
Day 2: Dynamic Calculations of Transmission & Braking + Designing


  • Transmission types and working
  • Manual transmissions, CVT, Automatic, etc.
  • Clutch losses in transmission
  • Gear ratios calculations, Final drive gear ratio
  • Gearbox mass characteristics.
  • Vehicle acceleration & performance calculations
  • The maximum tractive force available on wheels
  • Transmission efficiency of the final drive


  • Brakes working & principles
  • Hydraulic brake designing
  • Brake energy/ power
  • Federal requirements for braking performance
  • ABS & weight transfer
  • Braking distance calculations
  • Braking time and distance calculations


  • Chassis FEA simulation
  • Front impact FEA
  • Side Impact FEA
  • Rollover
  • Factor of safety and maximum shear stress
  • Modeling of race car spare parts like -Tyre, Rim, Wheel hub, Rear Axle & Brake Disc
Day 3: Vehicle Dynamics, Designing & Simulations


  • Steering statics and types
  • Hydraulic steering, Electric steering & ESP
  • Low & high speed turning
  • Cornering equation
  • Understeer gradient
  • Neutral steer, Understeer, Oversteer & Critical speed for tuning
  • Characteristic speed
  • Ackerman & tangent Speed

Vehicle Dynamics:

  • Vehicle fixed coordinate system
  • Earth-fixed coordinate system
  • Translation & rotational system

Designing: CAD modeling of following Parts

  • Steering tie rods
  • Steering shaft
  • Pitman's arm
  • Stub axles
  • Steering wheels
  • Gear modeling with equation
  • Assembly of the rear powertrain in Formula Race Car and motion analysis of working system
  • Engine modeling
  • Seat Import
  • Bodywork with decals modeling         

Designing Simulations

  • Static simulations of the wheel hub
  • Thermal simulation of brake disc
  • Static simulation of sprocket hub
  • Stress, Strain, Torsion rigidity analysis of chassis
Day 4: Electric Vehicles & it's applications + Hands On

Electric Vehicles

  • What are electric vehicles?
  • Electric vehicle configurations
  • Motor with gear-box
  • Traction motor characteristics
  • Acceleration time for an electric vehicle
  • PHDT with speed coupling
  • DC motor drives
  • Induction motor drives
  • PM BLDC motor drive
  • Electrochemical batteries
  • Ultra capacitors
  • Hybridization of energy storage
  • GEL & AGM battery
  • Design calculations for EV vehicle

Fabrication of Vehicle (Hands-on):

  • Team formation and department categorization
  • Various Inter-team competition discussions
  • Frame drawing sheet study
  • Pipe cutting as per the design
  • Tolerance in measurements


Day 5 to 7: Fabrication of Formula 5 Race Car ( Complete Hands-On)

In this part, participants will be fabricating the Gasoline/ Electric Formula race car as per their design developed in first 4 days of internship.

  • Pipes cutting, Bending for roll cage
  • Roll cage profile generation
  • Roll cage welding and weld check confirmation
  • Development of engine & transmission mounting
  • Attachment of sub-components holder
  • Engine mounting and it’s tuning
  • Coupling of engine & transmission
  • Couple shaft & transmission assembly
  • Rear axle assembly
  • Brake bleeding and installation of braking, Steering assembly
  • Floor tray & Firewall mounting
  • Final vehicle assembly with all sub-components (Steering, Braking, Suspension, E&T, Safety etc.)
  • Wheel assembly of front and rear drive vehicles
  • Graphics and Bodyworks
Day 8: Formula Race Car Testing & Tuning

After complete fabrication, each participant will do rigorous test run of Gasoline/ Electric  Formula race car and will optimize its performance: 

  • Tuning of mechanical errors like engine tuning, Clutch, Brakes, Suspension, Steering free play, Toe-in, Toe-out etc.

Testing: Comparison of dynamically calculated results with the running vehicle performance:

  • Acceleration test, Brake test, Cornering ability test, Electric mode test, Engine mode test, Gradeability etc.

Presentations and Future Opportunities:

  • Business plan presentations
  • Internship Opportunities
  • Industrial project allotment
  • Orientation session on "Career in Automotive Sector"
  • Certificate & Prize Distribution


Why to Join

  • Work with the best in the automotive industry.
  • "Certificate of Participation” for all participants issued by “ELITE TECHNO GROUPS” accredited by International organization for Standardisation, United Kingdom (U.K).
  • Automotive research-based industrial designing project allotment of 45 days to interested participants (Without any fee).

Course Kit

Every Participant will get an access to ETG Library:

  • 50+ E-Book on various subsystems on “Automotive Dynamics and Designing”  
  • Videos of dynamics and working of various types of engines, electric vehicles (motor, controller, battery), transmission, steering, suspension, braking, and chassis etc.
  • Tutorials videos for designing & simulations of automotive designing software for further references.

Who all can attend

  • The internship is designed for all year students from Mechanical, Automobile, Electronics, Electrical, Production, and Industrial Engineering.
  • Diploma Engineers interested in pursuing further studies on the part-time or full-time basis.
  • Automotive enthusiasts (undergrad & passed out’s).  


Rs. 5500/- per participant it Includes all taxes, Registration kit, Designing software, 30/ 45 Days Industrial based projects internship, Vehicle fabrication materials, Certification Cost, Human Resources fee. (no extra charges to participants for any activity)


Accommodation is available at all centers on a cost range from 150-300 per day.

What Student say about us

This workshop work as a frontier for me to put up my theorotical knowledge into practical experience

Ahmad Arman
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I was amazed at the learning i received in this workshop

Vishnu Sharan
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Thanks to ETG, that my horizons have broadened leaps & bounds

Rahul Malhotra
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Attended my 3rd workshop with ETG, Actual Practical Knowledge

Shubham Kulkarni
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These guys gave wings to my theoretical knowledge

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