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MECA0525: Performance and Dynamics of Vehicle



Course description and commitments :


Organization and Exams


  • TTHE FIRST COURSE WILL TAKE PLACE ON FEBRUARY 8, 2022, 13:45 IN ROOM 0/523 INSTITUTE OF MECHANICS B52
  • AGENDA OF THE ACADEMIC YEAR 2021-2022
  • EXAMS : Agenda and room for exams of June 2022
  • QUESTIONS D'EXAMEN: Liste des questions de théorie pour l'examen oral de juin 2021 (version finalisée du 6 mai 2021)

Lecture Notes

  1. INTRODUCTION: Introduction, course objective
  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
  10. TYRE MECHANICS 2: Lateral forces, combined operations
  11. TYRE MECHANICS 3: Mathematical modelling using Pacejka magic formula
  12. VEHICLE DYNAMICS 1: Steady state cornering
  13. VEHICLE DYNAMICS 2: Steady state cornering: suspension 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

Podcast and Lifesize Recordings (2020 or 2021)

  1. INTRODUCTION: Introduction, course objective
  2. PERFORMANCE 1: Conventions. Longitudinal motion equations
  3. PERFORMANCE 1: Exercices
  4. PERFORMANCE 2: Part 1 Engine. Approximation procedures.
  5. PERFORMANCE 2: Part 2 Electric traction motors
  6. PERFORMANCE 2: Exercises Approximation of performance curves
  7. PERFORMANCE 3: Tractive forces: Part 1/ Transmissions
  8. PERFORMANCE 3: Tractive forces: Part 2/ Tractive and power at wheels
  9. PERFORMANCE 4: Road resistance
  10. PERFORMANCE 5: Performance criteria Part1/ Top speed, max gradeability,
  11. PERFORMANCE 5: Performance criteria Part 2/ acceleration and elasticity
  12. PERFORMANCE 5 : Exercise max speed, gradeability, acceleration
  13. PERFORMANCE 6: Energy/ fuel consumptions and emissions. Standard driving cycles
  14. PERFORMANCE 6: Exercises energy consumption
  15. PERFORMANCE 7: Braking equations, stopping distance, braking force distribution, wheel blocking
  16. TYRE MECHANICS 1: Tyre construction
  17. TYRE MECHANICS 1: Rolling resistance
  18. TYRE MECHANICS 1: Tractive and braking forces
  19. TYRE MECHANICS 2: Lateral forces: side slip
  20. TYPE MECHANICS 2: Lateral forces: camber trust
  21. TYRE MECHANICS 2: Combined operations
  22. TYPE MECHANICS 3: Mathematical modlling using Pacejka magic formula
  23. VEHICLE DYNAMICS 1: Steady state cornering: Low speed
  24. VEHICLE DYNAMICS 1: Steady state cornering: High Speed
  25. VEHICLE DYNAMICS 2: Steady state cornering: suspension effects: roll behaviour
  26. VEHICLE DYNAMICS 2: Steady state cornering: suspension effects: camber, roll steer and compliance steer
  27. VEHICLE DYNAMICS 3: Dynamics stability
  28. RIDE & COMFORT: Road roughness, Tire/wheel excitation, body senstivity to vibrations,
  29. RIDE & COMFORT : quarter car model, pitch /bounce model (not available)
  30. CRASH WORTHINESS: introduction to collision mechanics

Syllabus


Exercise sessions

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

Homework and computer exercises

Laboratory




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