College of Engineering (COE)

Date of Last Revision

2020-05-05 12:35:31


Mechanical Engineering - Cooperative Education

Honors Course


Number of Credits


Degree Name

Bachelor of Science

Date of Expected Graduation

Spring 2020


This report concentrates on efforts to design a new braking system for the Zips Formula Electric Race Team. The improvements to the braking system will be based upon previous years’ official designs along with optimizing for predetermined criteria. The design will be influenced based on design factors of the car such as weight, center of gravity, wheelbase, and integration with other systems of the car.

Research Sponsor

Daniel Deckler

First Reader

Jon S. Gerhardt

Second Reader

Ajay Mahajan

Honors Faculty Advisor

Daniel Deckler

Senior Design Report.pdf (8151 kB)
Project Report

WHC Senior Design Signature Page - Jasmine.doc (42 kB)
Signature 1

WHC Senior Design Signature Page.pdf (112 kB)
Signature 2

WHC sign.pdf (708 kB)
Signature 3



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