Race car drivetrain - Bookshelf
Motivated mainly by the desire to avoid warranty claims, manufacturers try to match drivetrain parts to a car's ... Unfortunately for production-based race car builders, stock transmissions are notoriously weak in their handling of shock loads and ...
Hybrid drive got an unexpected push recently when Chrysler Corp. announced it would develop a hybrid race car to ... Sensors placed in critical sections of the car's drivetrain constantly feed information to the vehicle management controller.
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ponents within the two major systems: chassis and powertrain. The Chief Engineer was in charge of, among other things, coordinating the two major systems. This meant lots of communication with Chris and Andy. Andy was easy to ...
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In 2006, a small unavailing university auto racing team began building a racecar that would challenge the best engineering schools in the world. With fewer people and resources than any of the top competitors, the only way they were going to win was to push the limit, go for broke, and hope for more than a little luck. By the time they got to the racetrack, they knew: In the fog of fierce competition, whether you win or lose, you learn the hardest lessons about engineering, teamwork, friendship, and yourself.