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Cost Event Guidance

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. 

Cost & Manufacturing Guidance #1 - Introduction and Overview

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.

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Cost & Manufacturing Guidance #2 - Documentation Overview

This video will provide an overview of the documents required for the Cost & Manufacturing event, including DBOM, CBOM and penalties for late submissions.

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Cost & Manufacturing Guidance #3 - Cost Tool CBOM DBOM

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.

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Cost & Manufacturing Guidance #4 - Cost Explanation File

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.

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Cost & Manufacturing Guidance #5 - Supporting Material File

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.

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Cost & Manufacturing Guidance #6 - Differences Between FS & Concept Classes

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.

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Cost & Manufacturing Guidance #7 - 2021 Specific Information

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.

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Cost & Manufacturing Guidance #8 - On The Day

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.

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Cost & Manufacturing Guidance #9 - Common Questions

In this video, Head Cost Judge John Dangerfield will go over some frequently asked questions about the Cost & Manufacturing event.

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