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MAE 567: Racecar Performance

On-track performance of typical racecars (Legends and Baby Grand) to demonstrate and evaluate the interplay between vehicle aerodynamics, suspension system geometry adjustments, tire selection and operating pressure on overall racecar performance and handling. Laboratory testing via on-board instrumentation during skid pad and road course evaluation; computer simulation to investigate various car set-ups.

Total Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 2
Lab Hours: 1
Semester(s):
Fall 2017
Prerequisites:
MAE 303 or MET 330 and MAE 205 or MET 310.
Instructor:
COLIN P BRITCHER
Instructor Email:
cbritche@odu.edu

Weekly Live Sessions

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
11:00 AM – 12:15 PM 11:00 AM – 12:15 PM

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