About Championship

Championship Structure


SAENIS TTTMS Student Case Study Championship is an annual flagship championship to be organized by SAE Northern India Section (SAENIS) in collaboration with various industries.

Our objective is to bring all the young engineering minds from academia and industry together and provide them the common platform to solve and showcase the approach to some of the thermal engineering challenges that industry confronts today. Our mission is to cultivate, nurture and strengthen the engineering talents in our country and brainstorm together to solve the industrial problems.

Eligibility and Registration

• All the individuals from any engineering disciplines are eligible to participate in the competition.

• Participating teams are required to register on the portal before submitting any solution.

• The registration of each participating team is mandatory wherein, each team would consist of up to four members including faculty member. Individual team can take guidance from industrial professionals as well.

• Event would comprise of detailed report submission & final presentation by participating teams.

Assessment and Rewards

The competition consists of two rounds as mentioned below:

  • Round 1 (1st Round) : Overall outline of the Final solution of the problem statement in terms of mathematical modeling/Simulink Model needs to be submitted;
  • Round 2 (Final Round - Part 1 & Part 2) : Final Presentation of the Solution to be given at 6th SAENIS TTTMS Conference-2023 at Samskara Resorts, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India on 23rd September, 2023.
  • Each team will have to pay nominal registration fee of INR 5000 (Excluding GST).
  • Top 3 solutions, selected by the "Jury" would be awarded with the cash prize & goodies
  • The top 5 teams will get an opportunity to present their case study at SAENIS TTTMS Conference-2023.

Prize Details:

Winner: INR 70,000 + Winning Trophy + Certificates

1st Runner Up: INR 35,000 + 1st Runner Up Trophy + Certificates

2nd Runner Up: INR 20,000 + 1st Runner Up Trophy + Certificates

Problem Statement

Battery Cooling System Strategy & Modeling in Simulink (MATLAB) with Closed Loop Feedback Controller

Detailed Description & Targets (Refer Rulebook for Detailed Description):

1. Event Outline – The championship is divided into 2 rounds

1.1. Round 1 (Solution Outline): Each team has to analyze the problem statement thoroughly to provide the best possible solution of the problem statement titled as "Battery Cooling System Strategy & Modeling in Simulink (MATLAB) with Closed Loop Feedback Controller". Each team will be provided with problem statement and relevant battery cooling system model. Each team is supposed to work out the solution. The teams are supposed to submit the overall layout of the solution along with the strategy. The team with the best solution outline/strategy will be selected for the final round. The first-round evaluation will be done based on the following parameters:

1.1.1. Concept Clarity

1.1.2. Best Solution Layout/strategy (Problem approach strategy)

1.1.3. Flow chart for the solution to be submitted

1.1.4. Boundary Conditions Clarity

1.1.5. Feedback Controller Parameters & Parametric Optimization of the Cooling System

Top 5 teams will be selected for final round based on round 1 evaluation.

1.2. Round 2 (Final Round): The evaluation of final round will be in two-parts (Part 1 & Part 2) as mentioned below. Each part will have separate weightage.

Part 1: Final Report (50% Weightage): The team with the best strategy with the detailed mathematical & analytical calculations will be selected for this round. The criteria for the final round part 1 evaluation will be as follows:

1.2.1. Overall Understanding & Formulation

1.2.2. Detailed Thermal Engineering Analysis

1.2.3. Detailed Mathematical Calculation & Modeling

1.2.4. Logical explanation with the real-life solution, which can be implemented directly on the actual vehicle

1.2.5. Proper documentation of the work done with the strict adherence to the rule

1.2.6. Solution with zero plagiarism

1.2.7. Only solution, which can be implemented on the vehicle directly, without any deviation from the boundary conditions.

Part 2: Presentation at SAENIS TTTMS Conference 2023 (50% Weightage): Each team (Top 5 Teams Only) will be get an opportunity to present their case study at 6th SAENIS TTTMS Conference-2023, Samskara Resorts at Jaipur, Rajasthan, India on 23rd September, 2023. The presentation will be given in front of the evaluation committee & Jury at the conference. Total of 25 minutes (20 Minutes Presentation + 5 min Q&A) will be given for presentation during the conference.

Based on the overall score received in the final round (Both Part 1 & Part 2), top 3 teams will be selected for the cash prize & felicitation during the conference. There is NO WEIGHTAGE of Round 1 Score as this round is for qualification purpose only. All the qualified teams (Top 5) will be eligible for "Certificate of Appreciation" and rest of the teams will get the "Certificate of Participation".

1.4. Important Note

1.4.1. The detailed problem statement with relevant description will be provided by the organizing committee (Refer Annexure A).

1.4.2. The detailed rulebook will be provided by the organizing committee (Refer Annexure B).

1.5 Report Submission

1.5.1 The solution submission of the problem statement will be done by each team via online mode. The team has to email the final report at tttms.saeindia@gmail.com. In case of any assistance, the team can contact the event coordinator, Mr. Saurabh Suman at (+91) 8433235236. Any communication will be done via tttms.saeindia@gmail.com only.

Jul 25, 2023 to Sep 23, 2023 (GMT +05:30)

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Annexure B - Case Study Championship Rulebook-2023.pdf
Annexure A-Problem Statement.pdf
SAENIS TTTMS Championship Template 2023.pptx
Agenda SAENIS TTTMS Conference 2023 V3.2.pdf