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2024/2025

Design of vehicle chassis

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2211046 Z,ZK 3 2P+1C Czech
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Department of Automotive, Combustion Engine and Railway Engineering
Synopsis:

The subjects explains the details of the automotive chassis design (inertial behaviors of the sprung masses, axle position, load spectra, brake system, wheel suspension, wheel group, damping system, steering mechanism)

Requirements:
Syllabus of lectures:

1 – Vehicle chassis - introduction

2 – Inertial behaviors of the sprung masses, axle position, load spektra. Ex

3 – Brake system 1 (basic and aditional funcitons)

4 – Brake system 2 (design elements). Ex.

5 – Wheel suspension 1. (Axle – function, requirements, classification, kinematic requirements)

6 – Wheel suspension 2. (Design elements, elastokinematics, Examples). Ex.

7 – Wheel group 1 (Steerable axle, driving axle, basic parameters)

8 – Wheel group 2 (Ways of wheel seat). Ex.

9 – Damping system 1 (requirement, design variants)

10 – Damping system 2. (Design elements). Ex.

11 – Damping system 3. (Space requirements of the wheel)

12 – Damping system 4. (Load condtions, life cycle, endurance of damping system). Ex.

13 – Steering mechanism. (Requirements, design elements)

Syllabus of tutorials:

1. Proposal of the tire dimensions.

2. Brake design, calculation of warming.

3. Calculation of main wheel suspension element

4. Calculation of the wheel seat

5. Proposal of the main element of the damping system

6. Calculation of chosen element

Study Objective:
Study materials:

Dixon J.C.: Tires, Suspension and Handling. SAE 1996. ISBN 978-1560918318

Dixon J.C.: The Shock Absorber Handbook. SAE 2014, ISBN 978-0768000504

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