Car Body Design
- Department of Vehicle Technology
Describing and analysing design problems in different vehicle body types - requirements, materials, legislation and style.
Knowledge of mechanics of materials and theory of elasticity and plasticity.
- Syllabus of lectures:
Structure of the car body, materials - steel, aluminium. Basic sub-systems in a car body. Corrosion, protection measures. Bending and torsion of car bodies. Force distribution strategy. Connections between basic parts. Legislation and project of a car body. Dynamics of car bodies. Aerodynamics. Deformation parts and design for safety. Examples of personal cars, trucks, and buses design.
- Syllabus of tutorials:
- Study Objective:
- Study materials:
Kovanda,B., Kovanda,J.: Aerodynamika vozidel. ČVUT, 1999 Kovanda,J., Tobolář, J., Kotyk, J.: Karosérie. ČVUT, 1997
- Further information:
- No time-table has been prepared for this course
- The course is a part of the following study plans: