Get a detailed overview of all the elements involved in the the Cost and Manufacturing event at the Formula Student competition, with guidance and tips from Head Cost and Manfacturing Judge John X Dangerfield and Cost and Manufacturing Judge Oliver Plucknett, a two time event winner with UPRacing Electric.
In this video, Head Cost & Manufacturing Judge John Dangerfield provides an overview of this area of the competition and an understanding of what is expected.
This video will provide an overview of the documents required for the Cost & Manufacturing event, including DBOM, CBOM and penalties for late submissions.
This video will discuss the detailed inputs for both the Detailed Bill of Materials and the Costed Bill of Materials for the Formula Student competition.
This video in the series will cover the Cost aspect of the report and Cost Explanation file, alongside Adding Costs, Cost Theory , Labour Rates, Equipment & Depreciation and On Cost.
This video with Cost Judge Oliver Plucknett will cover the third and final Cost submission: the Supporting Material File. This is a single A4 PDF document with as many pages as needed to show the judges all the parts that have been detailed and costed with in the report.
In this video, Cost Judge Oliver Plucknett will cover the main differences between the Formula Student class and the Concept classes and their scoring systems.
In this video, Cost Judge Oliver Plucknett will discuss the 2021 competition, together with the three event scenarios and how these will impact the Cost & Manufacturing event.
In this video the Cost event itself will be discussed, covering the live presentation in front of the judges for both FS & Concept Classes. The event format may change from year to year but the fundamentals will stay the same.
In this video, Head Cost Judge John Dangerfield will go over some frequently asked questions about the Cost & Manufacturing event.
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