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Selected lectures from the construction of racing vehicles

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Course Unit Code342-0660/04
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated2 ECTS credits
Type of Course Unit *Choice-compulsory
Level of Course Unit *Second Cycle
Year of Study *
Semester when the Course Unit is deliveredSummer Semester
Mode of DeliveryFace-to-face
Language of InstructionCzech, English
Prerequisites and Co-Requisites Course succeeds to compulsory courses of previous semester
Name of Lecturer(s)Personal IDName
DRE051Ing. Pavel Dresler
SMI133Ing. Jakub Šmiraus, Ph.D.
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.
Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit
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.
Course Contents
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 and brakes

Recommended or Required Reading
Required Reading:
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.
Šmiraus J., Dresler P.; Sylabus k předmětu: "Vybrané přednášky z konstrukce závodních vozidel"
Recommended Reading:
MILLIKEN, William F. Jr., MILLIKEN, Douglas L. Race Car Vehicle Dynamics. 1. edition. SAE. 1995. 922 p. ISBN 1-56091-526-9.
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.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Lectures
Assesment methods and criteria
Tasks are not Defined