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    Go-Kart deceleration

    The braking test for the competition we're entering requires the karts to go from a minimum speed of 40 kmph to a stop inside the braking zone of 5 metres. This would result in a deceleration of over 1 g, and many places I've seen calculate braking force without reverse calculations tend to...
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    Pedal lock+BOT switch

    First-timer here, this karting race my team is taking part in requires each kart to have a mechanism to limit brake pedal travel during normal functioning of the brakes, and also a brake-over-travel switch in case of brake failure to shut the system down. The pedal lock must be made such that it...