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A Fresher’s Perspective

I first heard about CUER long before I came to Cambridge. Perhaps due to the catchiness of the phrase ‘solar powered car’, I came across it several times when deciding to apply to Cambridge – it was mentioned in talks, … Continue reading

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CUER’s first Darwin days

The prep and race sections of the team have begun to trickle into our base camp just east of Darwin. With a crew of 10 so far, and not yet reunited with Resolution, you might suspect that we have been ready … Continue reading

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Resolution: Our Car is Here

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Testing Blog 1

On the 1st June the team took our new car for a formal test session at a top secret facility (just off the  A507… near Bedford). With the build program progressing such that the mechanical side of the chassis and … Continue reading

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Mechanical Team Update

It has been a while since the last mechanical team update. There have been two reasons for this. The first is that the 4th years on the team have sat our Final Exams at Cambridge, the second being in the … Continue reading

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Mechanical Team Blog Post- Lent Week 8

So that is it, another term at Cambridge is over all too soon! Huge amounts of progress have been made! Sorry this post is a little late. As always with the end of term, there are many distractions tying up … Continue reading

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Mechanical Team Blog- Lent Term Week 7

Build Progress: Steve and Thomas welcome you to our new build workshop. This week, a stiffener (which also acts as the steering rack mounting block) was fitted to the chassis.

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Mechanical Team Blog: Lent Term Week 6

Part Machining: The machining of a wheel to house our motor began with its turning on a lathe. While internal details still require milling into it, the block of aluminium I showed you last week now looks like a wheel! … Continue reading

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E-Luminate Festival

When was the last time you thought about light? As our designs are progressing quickly from wacky ideas to a full race vehicle, light is something that we’ve all been thinking about increasingly: “How can we track the sun better to get … Continue reading

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Mechanical Team Blog- Lent Week 5

Build progress: Bulkhead consolidation, which has been ongoing for the past 3 weeks, is almost complete. One more session on this is needed in a couple of weeks time to complete this, however the critical parts of the car’s structure … Continue reading

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