Moto GP prize puts Esteco 2016 student design competition on pole position

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Esteco Academy, simulation software expert Esteco’s student user community, has partnered with Aprilia Racing and Gamma Technologies to launch its 2016 Design Challenge.

Entrants will have to test their skills in numerical analysis, simulation and testing to design the perfect race engine – with the winning team being awarded a six month work placement with one of the most exciting Moto GP teams on the grid, Aprilia Racing.

Competing teams will enjoy a hands-on experience and learn how to balance the use of cutting edge software with their analytical applied mathematics background, in the quest for the optimal design.

Entrants to the Esteco Academy Design Challenge could win an amazing six month work placement with the Aprilia race team

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The design challenge consists in the design of a four-stroke single cylinder engine through multidisciplinary optimisation, using Esteco’s modeFRONTIER and 1-D simulation of the engine system with GT-Suite.

Where needed, other software tools can complement the analysis The design team will concentrate on the optimization of the 1-D engine model respecting the overall engine specifications, identifying objectives and constraints to the problem to reach the best engine performances possible.

Important information:
Registration deadline – 30 November 2016
Submission date – 30 April 2017
Winner announced – June 2017

1st Prize:
6-month internship at Aprilia Racing
Visit of the Aprilia RC headquarters and labs
1 year of ESTECO Academy membership for each team member

2nd Prize:
Visit of the Aprilia RC headquarters and labs
1 year of ESTECO Academy membership for each team member

For more information on how to enter, click here.


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