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MECA0525: Performance and Dynamics of Vehicle



Course description and commitments :


Organization and Exams


  • AGENDA OF THE YEAR (updated version after v-confinment) : Planning des cours et de répétitions 2019-2020
  • EXAMS :
    • New procedure for June 2020
    • Horaires et locaux des séries lors des examens de juin
  • QUESTIONS D'EXAMEN: Liste des questions de théorie pour l'examen oral de juin 2019

Lecture notes

  1. INTRODUCTION: Introduction, course objectives
  2. PERFORMANCE 1: Conventions. Longitudinal motion equations
  3. PERFORMANCE 2: Engine and electric motor performance curves. Approximation procedures.
  4. PERFORMANCE 3: Tractive forces
  5. PERFORMANCE 4: Road resistance
  6. PERFORMANCE 5: Performance criteria: top speed, max gredability, acceleration and elasticity
  7. PERFORMANCE 6: Energy/ fuel consumptions and emissions. Standard driving cycles
  8. PERFORMANCE 7: Braking equations, stopping distance, braking force distribution, wheel blocking
  9. TYRE MECHANICS 1: Tractive and braking forces (English version)
  10. TYRE MECHANICS 2: Lateral forces, combined operations (English version)
  11. VEHICLE DYNAMICS 1: Steady state cornering
  12. VEHICLE DYNAMICS 2: Steady state cornering: suspnsion effects
  13. VEHICLE DYNAMICS 2 PODCAST VERSION: Steady state cornering: suspnsion effects
  14. VEHICLE DYNAMICS 3: Dynamics stability
  15. RIDE & COMFORT: Road roughness, body senstivity to vibrations, quarter car model
  16. CRASH WORTHINESS: introduction to collision mechanics


Syllabus


Exercise sessions


  1. LONGITUDINAL EQUILIBRIUM AND APPROXIMATION OF ENGINE CHARACTERISTICS
  2. ROAD RESISTANCE
  3. MAX SPEED AND ACCELERATION
    1. Solution of exercises
  4. ENERGY CONSUMPTION
  5. ENERGY CONSUMPTION
  6. STEADY STATE CORNERING
  7. STEADY STATE CORNERING : INFLUENCE OF SUSPENSION EFFECTS
  8. VEHICLE STABLITY DYNAMICS
  9. RIDE AND COMFORT

Homework and computer exercises

  • Homework 4: Ride and road holding

Laboratory




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