Welcome the Newest Industrial Lecturer

9/16/2022 12:39:44 PM   BajaSAE Series

Ziyan Zhang is the newest lecturer and it eager to talk you teams about brake systems. Below is more information on Ziyan and his presentation, to see and book all of the lecturers click here!

Presentation: Introduction to Brake System

Abstract: This presentation provides a brief introduction to brake systems used in modern EV, and how it compares to racing cars like F1. Concepts like basic hydraulic function, basic physics behind braking, regenerative braking, Brake-by-Wire (BBW), Electronic Stability Control (ESC) System etc. are introduced. The target is to show to students all the awesome and amazing developments in brake system to make cars better and safer.

Biography: Ziyan is application engineer lead for Scherdel NA. He has a Master of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Ziyan has focused on brake abutment clip and other brake components for over five years. He really enjoys discussing and communicating with engineers from the industry about all new thoughts, developments, and technologies to make automotives better and more cost efficient. One of his biggest motivations is to see a project from concept or sketch all the way to mass production and end up in a specific vehicle on the road that he can show to friends and families.