• Rockfort Engineering’s thorough development program on the 2014 Marussia F1 car brake-by-wire system gave us a high performing yet crucially 100% reliable system as well as all the safety documentation required to achieve FIA approval at the first attempt.

    John McQuilliam, Chief Designer, Marussia F1 Team

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Research & Development

Rockfort Engineering can undertake a wide range of R&D programs.  We start by discussing the project with you to determine whether we have the relevant skills and understanding.   Once a project is agreed we carry out projects ensuring a ‘no stone left unturned’ approach with a great level technical depth where required.    Working with you, we will analyse the problem or product, identify key areas for development and compile a plan and program which we will then execute.   Typical R&D tasks include:

  • Design test and instrumentation requirements.
  • Conduct structured test programs to focus on required areas.
  • Analyse test results and data.
  • Implement design changes retest.
  • Deliver interim and detailed end of program reports.

 

Examples of projects we can undertake or support:

  • Electric motor development.
  • Inverter control and optimisation.
  • Control algorithm and software development.
  • Mechanical and hydraulic systems control.
  • System calibration and validation.
  • Cooling system.
  • Hydraulics design and control.