SAE Collegiate Design Series

Equipment Suppliers

Companies may become involved in Collegiate Competition Events at the competitor's level by registering as an Equipment Supplier. The following companies are supplying parts to competing teams for free, at cost or discounted from retail.

Please email mtress@sae.org for details and pricing of becoming an Equipment Supplier.

ANSYS Inc
Altair Engineering
DS Solidworks Corp
Hoosier Racing Tire
Human Solutions Of North America Inc
Maplesoft
MathWorks Inc
Polaris Industries Inc
Powersim Inc
Siemens PLM Software
VI-grade GmbH

ANSYS Inc
Items Available: ANSYS Academic Research Mechanical and CFD (5 tasks), ANSYS Academic Composite Tools (5 tasks), ANSYS Academic Research EM (5 tasks), 32 x ANSYS Academic Research HPC (per core), 32 x ANSYS Academic Research Electronics HPC (per core)
Discount Offer: Free
Discount Amount: 100 %
Additional Information: Software to be used in the design and development of competition team based vehicles in exchange for marketing and promotion of ANSYS software via logo on vehicle, press announcements, inclusion on team website and facebook page. Teams to also provide annual update on progress and images of vehicle. Interested teams: Complete the Team Program Survey to be considered for inclusion into the ANSYS program: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/8CK73N3 Need additional details, contact Vishal Ganore – Vishal.Ganore@ansys.com. Getting started materials are available here: http://www.ansys.com/products/academic/support-resources Be sure to like us on the ANSYS Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/ANSYSInc

Altair Engineering
Items Available: Hyperworks 14.0 Student Edition
Discount Offer: Free
Discount Amount: 100 %
Additional Information: Altair® HyperWorks® is the most comprehensive, open architecture CAE simulation platform in the industry, offering the best technologies to design and optimize high performance, weight efficient and innovative products. HyperWorks includes best-in-class modeling, linear and nonlinear analyses, structural and system-level optimization, fluid and multi-body dynamics simulation, electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) and antenna placement, multiphysics analysis, model-based development, and data management solutions. The free HyperWorks 14.0 Student Edition brings all these features directly to students around the world and can be easily installed on any PC or laptop. The Student Edition is based on HyperWorks Desktop, an integrated user environment for modeling and visualization. It can be used to pre-and post-process finite element and multi-body dynamics simulations as well as to manage and visualize simulation results and test data. Program: http://www.altairuniversity.com/get-the-free-hyperworks-14-0-student-edition/ Don’t forget to “Like” our Altair University page to keep in touch get be the first to know about updates and events. https://www.facebook.com/AltairUniversity

DS Solidworks Corp
Items Available: SolidWorks with Simulation and Sustainability
Discount Offer: Free
Discount Amount: 100 %
Additional Information: www.solidworks.com/SAE

Hoosier Racing Tire
Items Available: 10" and 13" Racing Tires(Slicks) and Rain Tires(Treaded)
Discount Offer: Discounted from retail
Discount Amount: 20 %
Additional Information: Contact Hoosier Racing Tire at 574-784-3152 to order your Race Tires for your FSAE Vehicle at 20% Discount from Suggested Retail. http://hoosiertire.com/images/content/files/FormulaSAE-UPDATED(1).pdf

Human Solutions Of North America Inc
Items Available: RAMSIS NextGen Automotive
Discount Offer: $1,000
Discount Amount: 99 %
Additional Information: RAMSIS is a CAD tool for the ergonomic design of vehicle interiors. The software has been developed by Human Solutions on behalf of the entire German automotive industry. Today, RAMSIS is the leading ergonomics tool in the vehicle development sector and is used by 90% of the worldwide automotive industry. According to RAMSIS customers, costs for ergonomic studies can be reduced by up to 50% and ergonomic design decisions can be made 3-5 times faster, compared to using traditional methods. Human Solutions put together a package for Formula SAE teams to use RAMSIS at an affordable price.

Maplesoft
Items Available: MapleSim, Maple
Discount Offer: Free
Discount Amount: 100 %
Additional Information: Teams are eligible to get FREE licenses for Maplesoft products, Maple and MapleSim for use in their designs. Maple is a technical computation tool and MapleSim is a system-level modeling and simulation tool. If interested, please visit: http://www.maplesoft.com/contact/webforms/SAEComp_CDS.aspx

MathWorks Inc
Items Available: MathWorks is offering complimentary software and physical modeling training to all teams participating in the 2017 events. You can find more information and request sofware here: https://www.mathworks.com/academia/student-competitions/formula-student-michigan.html
Discount Offer: Free
Discount Amount: 100 %
Additional Information: The MATLAB and Simulink Racing Lounge is a video series covering topics relevant to racing teams. Learn the basics of MATLAB and Simulink, see how you can improve your race car, and discover how successful teams use MATLAB and Simulink in their race car development. https://www.mathworks.com/academia/student-competitions/racing-lounge.html Join the MATLAB and Simulink Racing Lounge Facebook Group to stay informed and ask questions. https://www.facebook.com/groups/racinglounge/

Polaris Industries Inc
Items Available: Polaris supplies a variety of parts approximately 30-40% off the retail price, as listed at http://www.polarissuppliers.com/sae_team/parts.htm The Polaris Engineering team will also help answer technical questions relating to the supplied parts.
Discount Offer: Discounted from retail
Discount Amount: %
Additional Information: To be eligible to order parts from Polaris please read the terms of sponsorship and complete the sponsorship agreement form including the submission of the teams previous year design report or project schedule(for teams new to competition). Upon sponsorship confirmation the team can begin submitting orders. All instructions, ordering information, and order deadlines can be found at http://www.polarissuppliers.com/sae_team/Polaris_SAE_Sponsorship.htm. For additional information and questions please email the Polaris SAE Support Team at sae@polarisind.com

Powersim Inc
Items Available: PSIM - A simulation environment for power electronics and motor control simulation. Modules made available to the teams include embedded code generation and Processor-In-Loop (PIL) simulation. Complimentary webinar training will be made available to the teams to help get started with PSIM.
Discount Offer: Free
Discount Amount: 100 %
Additional Information: Visit http://powersimtech.com/solutions/education/sae-sponsorship/

Siemens PLM Software
Items Available: STAR-CCM+®, HPC Partitions, HEEDS®, Optimate+™, NX™, Teamcenter®, Simcenter™, Solid Edge®, Tecnomatix®, Fibersim™, Femap™. Free (STAR-CCM+®, HPC Partitions, HEEDS®, Optimate+™) In-kind software grants with low program fees (NX, Teamcenter, LMS, Solid Edge, Tecnomatix, Fibersim, Femap)
Discount Offer: Free (STAR-CCM+®, HPC Partitions, HEEDS®, Optimate+™) In-kind software grants with low program fees (NX, Teamcenter, LMS, Solid Edge, Tecnomatix, Fibersim, Femap)
Discount Amount: 100 %
Additional Information: Siemens PLM Software is a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) and manufacturing operations management (MOM) software, systems and services. www.siemens.com/plm. Academic partners receive in-kind software grants with low program fees, upgrades, technical support, online training and community collaboration resources. PLM Software Available:  Computer-aided design (CAD) --NX and Solid Edge  Computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) NX and CAM Express  3D computer-aided engineering (CAE) FEA and simulation - NX, NX Nastran, STAR-CCM+®, HPC Partitions, HEEDS®, Optimate+, Femap)  Mechatronic system simulation (1D CAE) - Amesim  Product data management (PDM) - Teamcenter  Digital manufacturing - Tecnomatix For more information about our academic portfolio, please visit our Academic Resource Center at http://www.plm.automation.siemens.com/en_us/academic/resources/index.shtml

VI-grade GmbH
Items Available: VI-Motorsport consists of the latest version of VI-CarRealTime, VI-grade´s vehicle dynamics simulation solution – you need nothing but one vehicle model from concept to the checkered flag; additionally included are VI-Driver MaxPerformance, VI-SuspensionGen, VI-Road & VI-EventBuilder.
Discount Offer: Free
Discount Amount: 100 %
Additional Information: VI-Motorsport is a software environment for vehicle modelling and dynamic analysis, which helps race car designers and track engineers to predict vehicle performance when set-up parameters are modified, before the car is built and also in support of race events. In doing so, VI-Motorsport predicts car behavior faster than real-time and has been highly validated against test data in various race car series. For further software information please visit: http://vi-grade.com/index.php?pagid=vi_motorsport In return, VI-grade requests the display of VI-grade logo on the team´s website and Facebook page, VI-grade sticker on the current season´s Formula Student race car and the display of the VI-grade logo on team´s sponsor banners. In addition, we would like to produce a press release together with you about the use of software and the progress of the team. For questions and inquiries, please contact Jonas Helbig jonas.helbig@vi-grade.com or info@vi-grade.com.