Joseph Thomas

Degree: BEng Motorcycle Engineering

Project title: Crank balancing and the Yamaha Crossplane Crankshaft

Project Overview

My project looked into crankshaft balancing and the Yamaha Crossplane crankshaft, discussing the differences between a single plane crankshaft and the advantages and disadvantages to both.

Why did you choose this course?

Motorcycle engineering is very interesting and to learn about what is physically happening when riding the motorcycle from a dynamic and engineering point of view is something I have grown to enjoy more and more throughout the course.

Why did you choose to attend UWTSD?

Only place that does a good job of the course in the world.

What are your future plans?

I aim to become a crew chief in a MotoGP factory team.


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