The
        University of Delaware

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Race Car Vehicle Dynamics
Spring 2016 MEEG424 MW 3:35-4:50 Room PRN 326
Click here for Vehicle Powertrain Theory

Dr. Steven Timmins (click for personal home page)

Grading:

  Office Hours By Appointment Only, Office 016 Smith Hall

timmins@udel.edu

Books:

Optional References



Tentative Syllabus
Extended (Excel Spreadsheet)

Chapters 1- 2 Intro and Tires:  (Feb 8-17)


Chapter 4-5, Steering and Vehicle Axis Systems:  (Feb 22-24)




Chapter 7: (Feb 29 to Mar 7)


Chapter 8: (Mar 7-9)


Ride and Roll Rates

  •   Homework 5, Exam Make Up if you got less than 90% on the midterm
     

  • Aerodynamics 4/25/16 on Porsche 911 Suspension Configuration (AutoCAD) pictures

    SLA Suspension Pictures



    EXAM 1 Example Questions

    Final Sample Questions

    PowerPoint Lecture Notes: