APPENDIX 5: COMPONENTS’ CLASSIFICATION AND PERIMETER
The following table defines the classification, of components for Formula One cars and support equipment.
Ref. Component or Assembly Art. Class
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System Description & Boundaries Included Components (List not exhaustive) Excluded Components
1 Survival Cell Items & Safety Structures
1A Survival Cell and Primary Roll Structure 12 LTC The structure that includes the cockpit, takes suspension loads and aerodynamic loads and transfers them from and to the FIS through the FIS fixings and power unit through the engine studs plus the roll structure as defined in 12.4.1. Bonded component as submitted for homologation. Any additional bonded components not required for FIA tests, any components fitted for FIA tests that are then subsequently removed
1D Front Floor Structure 12.2.7 OSC Front floor assembly Front floor structure, mounting brackets and any device or structure, and their mounting brackets, between the front floor structure and the survival cell. Fairings.
1G Front Impact structure 13.6.1 LTC The structure that takes aerodynamic loads from the front wing and transfers them to the chassis FIS, hangers, fixings to chassis that are part of the FIS assembly Fairings, Camera brackets
1H Rear Impact structure 13.7.1 TRC The structure that mounts to the rear of the gearbox behind the differential Part as bonded to gearbox carrier. Details of flange for Rear Wing Beam attachment, excluding profile details. Fairings, bolted components
1K Pedals OSC Pedal Assembly Brake pedal assembly including pushrod connecting to the brake master cylinders(s), throttle Pedal including throttle damper, heel- rest, mounting brackets and local electrical and electronic components Fixings to the survival cell.
2 Aerodynamic Components
2A Aerodynamic components, unless otherwise specified 3 LTC
Ref. Component or Assembly Art. Class
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System Description & Boundaries Included Components (List not exhaustive) Excluded Components
2B Plank assembly 3.5.9 LTC Plank assembly as defined in 3.5.9 Plank structure and skids
2C Rear wing adjuster (DRS) 3.10.1
0
OSC DRS actuator including linkages Machined DRS Actuators, linkages, local electrical and electronic components Hoses, any component rigidly attached to the rear wing flap.
2E Wheel drum and drum deflector 3.13.1
– 3.13.6
LTC Drum and deflector strictly to supplied geometry plus all the brake ducts components inside the rim
2F Wheel cover 3.13.7 SSC
3 Transmission
3A Gearbox Carrier 9.5 TRC The structure that supports the Cassette, mounts the rear impact structure, takes suspension loads and aerodynamic loads and transfers them to the power unit through the engine studs. Gearbox carrier, associated fastenings, internal heat shields RIS, Inboard suspension components, Engine mountings
3B Gearbox Cassette 9.5 TRC The housing that immediately encloses the Driveline Components and Gear-Change Components including all associated covers, integrated or not to the Gearbox carrier. Cassette, Front Cover, Diff Cap, Seals, Fasteners, Cross-shaft Covers
3C Clutch 9.2 TRC Rotating clutch assembly and fixings to PU or Gearbox as appropriate. Clutch basket assembly, Plates, Spring, fixings to PU or Gearbox, Spigot bearing
3D Clutch actuation system 9.2 TRC Clutch actuator assembly including sensors and cooling shroud and sensors Clutch Actuator, Actuator support, local electrical and electronic components, Fixings to PU or Gearbox, Cooling Shroud. Servo Valves
3E Clutch shaft 9.2 TRC Shaft between clutch and gearbox (if PU mounted) or PU (if Gearbox mounted) Clutch shaft, intermediate support bearing and bracket if required. Clutch shaft torque sensor
3F Clutch shaft torque sensor 9.2 SSC
Ref. Component or Assembly Art. Class
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System Description & Boundaries Included Components (List not exhaustive) Excluded Components
3G Gearbox Internals 9.5 TRC All components involved in transmitting torque between the gearbox input shaft and the drive shafts and components essential for the functioning of the gearbox. Driveline and Gear- change components defined in Article 9.1 Servo valves
3K Auxiliary Components (Oil system, reverse gear etc.) 9.5 TRC Components that are not included in Driveline or Gear-Change Components but interact directly with these components and are essential for the functioning of the gearbox. Oil Pressure and Scavenge Pumps, Oil Filter, Oil Tank, Reverse- gear idler & Actuator, Differential Actuator, local electrical and electronic components. Oil cooler
3L Drive shaft 9 OSC The assembly that transfers load from the gearbox driveline components to the Axles Driveshaft, joints, bearings and any required fixings, torque sensors and/or trigger wheels if present
4 Suspension and Steering
4A Inboard Front Suspension 10.4 TRC All parts of the front suspension between the connection to the push / pull rod and the survival cell. Rockers, springs, ARB system, damper, bearings, local electrical and electronic components, ride height adjustment, any brackets which are not integral with the survival cell. A range of set-up options
4B Front Suspension Members 10.3 TRC Structural members connecting the upright to the survival cell, steering or inboard suspension Wishbones / Links, Track- rod, Push/pull Rod, Bearings, Inboard Brackets not integrated in the survival cell, Fasteners, Wheel Tethers, local electrical and electronic components Suspension fairings as defined in 3.14
4C Front Upright Assembly (Excluding Axles, bearings, nuts & retention system) 10.6 TRC Upright assembly between the connection to the suspension members and the wheel bearings Upright, Brackets – including variants for set- up changes, Fasteners, local electrical and electronic components, Upright Loom. Any braking system components described in Article 11
Ref. Component or Assembly Art. Class
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System Description & Boundaries Included Components (List not exhaustive) Excluded Components
4D Front Axles (Inboard of the contact surface with the wheel spacer) and bearings, TRC Axle geometry lying inboard of the contact surface with the wheel spacers and wheel bearing assembly Axle geometry lying inboard of the contact surface with the wheel spacers, wheel bearings and spacers, interface and mounting to the brake disc bell.
4E Front Axles (outboard of the contact surface with the wheel spacer), nuts & retention system 10.9 OSC Axle geometry lying outboard of the contact surface with the wheel spacers, wheel nut and dual stage mechanism to retain nut if loose Axle geometry lying outboard of the contact surface with the wheel spacers, axle nuts, wheel nut, fasteners, and wheel nut retention system.
4F Inboard Rear Suspension 10.4 TRC All parts of the rear suspension between the connection to the push / pull rod and the gearbox carrier Rockers, springs, ARB system, dampers, bearings, local electrical and electronic components, ride height adjustment, any brackets which are not integral with the Gearbox Carrier. A range of set-up options
4G Rear Suspension Members 10.3 TRC Structural members connecting the upright to the gearbox case or inboard suspension Wishbones / Links, Track- rod, Push/pull Rod, Bearings, Inboard Brackets not integrated in the Gearbox Carrier, Fasteners, Wheel Tethers, local electrical and electronic components. Suspension fairings as defined in 3.14
4H Rear Upright Assembly (Excluding Axles, bearings, nuts & retention system) 10.6 TRC Upright assembly between the connection to the suspension members and the wheel bearings Upright, Brackets – including variants for set- up changes, Fasteners, local electrical and electronic components. Any braking system components described in Article 11
4I Rear Axles (Inboard of the contact surface with the wheel spacer) and bearings, TRC Axle geometry lying inboard of the contact surface with the wheel spacers and wheel bearing assembly Axle geometry lying inboard of the contact surface with the wheel spacers, wheel bearings and spacers, interface and mounting to the brake disc bell,
Ref. Component or Assembly Art. Class
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System Description & Boundaries Included Components (List not exhaustive) Excluded Components
4J Rear Axles (outboard of the contact surface with the wheel spacer), nuts & retention system 10.9 OSC Axle geometry lying outboard of the contact surface with the wheel spacers, wheel nut and dual stage mechanism to retain nut if loose Axle geometry lying outboard of the contact surface with the wheel spacers, axle nuts, wheel nut, fasteners, and wheel nut retention system.
4L Power Assisted Steering 10.5.3 TRC Steering unit from the attachment to the steering column to the clevises for the track rods, connection to the hydraulic system and connection to the electrical loom Rack assembly, local electrical and electronic components, protective cover, fasteners to survival cell, options for varying assistance.
4M Steering column 10.x OSC The assembly that transfers load from the steering wheel QD through to the Power Assisted Steering Forward and Rearward columns, bearings, mounting brackets, attachments to chassis, parts required to pass impact test. local electrical and electronic components. Fixings to the survival cell.
4N Steering wheel and quick release OSC The assembly that transfers load from the driver to the steering column Steering Wheel, quick release mechanism, gear shift and clutch paddles, local electrical and electronic components, SECU elements integrated in the assembly Any component that cannot be removed via the operation of the quick release
4P Wheel rims 10.7 SSC BBS Wheel Rim Assembly Rim, drive pegs, spacers, valve TPMS sensor, wheel cover
4Q Tyre pressure sensor (TPMS) SSC BF1 TPMS Mountings Tyre valve
4R Tyres 10.8 SSC
5 Brakes
5A Brake disc, disc Bell, and pad assembly 11 OSC Structural brake disk bell transferring torque from the axle to the brake disc, brake disk and pads Any component bolted on the structural disk bell (i.e. deflectors)
5B Brake calipers 11 OSC Machined Brake Calipers, pistons, seals, QD’s, local electrical and electronic components Hoses, pipes, and mounting system to the uprights.
Ref. Component or Assembly Art. Class
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System Description & Boundaries Included Components (List not exhaustive) Excluded Components
5C Rear brake control system (BBW) 12 OSC BBW master cylinder and actuator, servo or solenoid valves, directly mounted local electrical and electronic components master cylinders, balance bar assembly Hoses and pipes
5D Brake master cylinder 12 OSC Master cylinder(s), push- rods, brake balance system, local electrical and electronic components Fixings to the survival cell.
6 Fuel System
6A Collector 6.6.4,
6.6.6
OSC Collector assembly and pressurisation system if fitted. Collector assembly including any pressurisation system, any local electrical and electronic components, level sensor, filters, AV mounts and mounting fasteners Hoses and pipes
6B Primer pumps, and flexible pipes and hoses 6.6.2,
6.6.3
SSC Primer pump(s), and pipes between the primer pump(s) and the breakaway valve. Primer pump(s), flexible pipes and hoses and their fittings between pump(s) and breakaway valve, fuel flow meter inlet pressure and temperature sensors. Components classified as part of collector.
Components upstream of primer pump(s).
Components between primer pump(s) and breakaway valve listed as OSC.
6C Fuel Bladder 6.1 LTC
6D Fuel system components not listed as OSC or SSC or LTC 6.2,
6.3,
6.5,
6.6
TRC Fuel bladder
6E Fuel System Hydraulic Layout as described by schematic in article 6.6 6.6.1,
6.6.3,
6.6.4,
6.6.5,
6.6.6
OSC Low pressure fuel system from lift pump inlet filters up to and including chassis breakaway valve or optional inlet filter to high pressure fuel pump (if fitted) Pressure Relief Valves (PRV), Non-Return Valves (NRV), Breakaway Valve, filters, lift pumps, optional damper, rigid pipes and manifolds and their fittings, FIA sample, collector fill/drain port, optional collector pressure sensor, optional running bleed Any additional parts which are
not shown on the
Fuel cell pressurisation system. Fuel cell fill/drain, and vent.
Primer pump(s), flexible pipes and hoses and their fittings, fuel flow meters and their inlet pressure and temperature sensors
Ref. Component or Assembly Art. Class
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System Description & Boundaries Included Components (List not exhaustive) Excluded Components
schematic, but which will be deemed to be necessary for the proper behaviour of the hydraulic circuit shown in the schematic, subject to the approval of the FIA Technical Department
7 Hydraulic System
7A Hydraulic pump and accumulator TRC Hydraulic pump, hydraulic accumulator, local electrical and electronic components, parts required to mount the unit to the PU
7B Hydraulic manifold, sensors & control valves TRC Hydraulic manifold block, servo valves, solenoid valves, filters, local electrical and electronic components, AV mounts.
7C Pipes between hydraulic pump, hydraulic manifold & gearbox or engine actuators TRC Pipes, fittings, QD connectors. Pipes to/from cooler, pipes to/from actuators not associated with gearbox, PU (BBW, PAS etc).
9 Oil & Coolant Systems
9C Primary heat exchangers 7.4.1
b
LTC Heat exchanger assembly as defined in 7.4.1b Welded cooler, electrical and electronic components directly fitted to cooler Fittings, hoses, pipes, AV mounts
9D Secondary heat exchangers 7.4.1c TRC Secondary heat exchanger units as defined in 7.4.1c Heat exchanger unit, directly mounted electrical and electronic
components
Ducts feeding cooling air, pipes, hoses, AV mounts.
10 Power Unit Ancillaries and Sensors
10A ES IVT sensor 5.3.2 SSC
10B Fuel Flow Meter 5.11.3 SSC Prescribed fuel flow meters Fittings, hoses, pipes, AV mounts
10C Power Unit Pressure and Temperature sensors 5.14.3 SSC
Ref. Component or Assembly Art. Class
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System Description & Boundaries Included Components (List not exhaustive) Excluded Components
10D Power Unit mountings to gearbox and survival cell 5.4.8 TRC Studs between PU and Survival Cell and between PU and Gearbox. Studs, Nuts, Top-hat Bushes, Barrel nuts. Inserts integrated into survival cell or gearbox carrier
10E High Pressure fuel pump 5.11.6 SSC
10F Exhaust System Beyond Turbine and Wastegate Exits 3.8.2 TRC Exhaust and wastegate pipes downstream of turbine exit / wastegate exit. Pipes, clamps
11 Electrical Systems Hardware
11B Electrical looms TRC Looms interfacing the main chassis electrical system with PU systems, transmission systems and other peripheral control or measurement systems. Main chassis looms, can be made of separate parts, up to and including the connectors to local PU looms, transmission looms or other local looms for peripheral control or measurement systems. Looms for test installations linked to Article 8.15.1
11C car to team telemetry 8.6.1 SSC
11D Driver radio 8.9 SSC
11E Accident Data Recorder (ADR) 8.10.1 SSC
11F High speed camera 8.10.3 SSC
11G In-ear acceleromete rs 8.10.4 SSC
11H Biometric gloves 8.10.5 SSC
11J Marshalling system 8.12 SSC
11K Timing Transponders 8.16 SSC
11L TV Cameras 8.17 SSC
11R Wheel display panel 8.18 SSC
11S Standard
Electronic
8.1.4 SSC
Ref. Component or Assembly Art. Class
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System Description & Boundaries Included Components (List not exhaustive) Excluded Components
Control Unit (SECU)
11T SECU FIA
applications
SSC
11U SECU Team applications LTC
12 Safety Equipment
12A Fire Extinguishers 14.1 OSC Pipes, hoses, mountings to the survival cell.
12B Rear lights 14.3 SSC Local electrical looms
13 Miscellaneous Components
13A Water drink system OSC Pipes, hoses, mountings to the survival cell.