342-0660/04 – Selected lectures from the construction of racing vehicles (VPzKZV)

Gurantor departmentInstitute of TransportCredits2
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Jan Famfulík, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorIng. Jakub Šmiraus, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduate
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2013/2014Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFSIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
SMI133 Ing. Jakub Šmiraus, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Graded credit 3+0
Part-time Graded credit 8+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

will be able to describe the differences in design solutions of racing cars and will be able to describe the principles of the function individual construction components of racing vehicles. Students will be understand the importance of aerodynamic components in the construction of racing cars. They will be able to define the safety elements used in racing cars.

Teaching methods

Lectures

Summary

In this course They will learn specific racing vehicles, their homologation regulations and constructional solutions of individual parts. Race cars are specific road vehicles designed for motorsport. The categories of motorsport have special rules and technical regulations and constructionally are different. In motorsport, the focus is on the safety of the crew, which also corresponds to the design solution of individual category of racing cars.

Compulsory literature:

MILLIKEN, William F. Jr., MILLIKEN, Douglas L. Race Car Vehicle Dynamics. 1. vyd. Nakladatelství a vydavatelství SAE, 1995. 922 s. ISBN 1-56091-526-9.

Recommended literature:

MILLIKEN, William F. Jr., MILLIKEN, Douglas L. Race Car Vehicle Dynamics. 1. edition. SAE. 1995. 922 p. ISBN 1-56091-526-9.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Závěrečný test se splněním na min. 51 %.

E-learning

Další požadavky na studenta

Expected basic knowledge of the design of cars and motorcycles and the dynamics of their movement.

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. . Basic categorization of motorsport 2. Race car vehicle dynamics 3. Fundamentals of race car aerodynamics 4. Chassis of racing cars 5. Suspensions of race vehicles 6. Racing engines 7. Transmission of racing vehicles 8. Racing tyres 9. Theory of the racing line 10.Electronics of racing cars 11. Brakes of racing cars 12. Gearboxes of racing cars 13. Safety in motorsport 14. Free lecture - Formula Student

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2015/2016 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Graded credit Graded credit 100  51
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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Part-time form (validity from: 2015/2016 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Graded credit Graded credit 100  51
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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ECTS - MechEng - Master Studies 2020/2021 Full-time English Choice-compulsory 301 - Study and International Office stu. block
ECTS - MechEng - Master Studies 2019/2020 Full-time English Choice-compulsory 301 - Study and International Office stu. block
ECTS - MechEng - Master Studies 2018/2019 Full-time English Choice-compulsory 301 - Study and International Office stu. block
ECTS - MechEng - Master Studies 2017/2018 Full-time English Choice-compulsory 301 - Study and International Office stu. block
ECTS - MechEng - Master Studies 2016/2017 Full-time English Choice-compulsory 301 - Study and International Office stu. block