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Getting Started With Adams/Car and Adams/View (not-FSAE specific)
Series of introductory , good primer for familiarizing youself with Car, View, and other products as well From any Adams product goto Help > Adams Help > Getting Started with ...

(SimAcademy Webinar Archive) Academic: Introduction to Adams/Car for Formula SAE
1-hour video introduction to Adams/Car for FSAE

Using the special FSAE database with Adams/Car
Download and install the FSAE database

Formula SAE Applications with Adams Car
Archived 1-Day FSAE training workshop, great to familiarize yourself with Adams/Car

Modeling a FSAE Suspension in Adams/Car
In-depth PDF guide focused on suspension subsystem definition

Adams University Forums
Post on our forums where experts regularly reply to student questions