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
Larson Davis Inc
Polaris Industries Inc

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

Larson Davis Inc
Items Available: Larson Davis Class 1 Model 831 Analyzer Kit
Discount Offer: Free
Discount Amount: 100 %
Additional Information: Equipment and brief training for objective measurement of Noise Scoring portion of both IC and ZE Class sleds. Kit includes sound meter, microphone, preamplifier, field calibrator, tripod, and all associated hardware and software to setup the meter and download data. Please contact amcquire@modalshop.com

Polaris Industries Inc
Items Available: Polaris supplies a variety of snowmobile parts including, but not limited to, suspension components, safety equipment, driveline components and radiators at a discount, 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
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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