Course Unit Profile

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Basic Information

Course Unit Title: VEHICLE DYNAMICS

Course Unit Code: 271II

Level of course unit

Degree Program in Robotics and Automation Engineering

Year of study

Second year

Semester when the course is delivered

First semester

Number of ECTS credits allocated: 6

Name of Lecturer(s):

To be defined.

Language of instruction

Italian

General Information

Learning outcomes

The student who successfully completes the course will be able to demonstrate advanced knowledge of the:
1) Mechanics of wheel with tire as a vehicle component. More precisely: how to perform experimental tests, how to model a tire, how the main parameters affect the ire behavior;
2) Braking of a vehicle;
3) Handling of a vehicle, including recently discovered tools like the achievable regions;
4) Ride comfort and road holding of a vehicle.

Course contents

1) Mechanics of wheel with tire as a vehicle component. More precisely: how to perform experimental tests, how to model a tire, how the main parameters affect the ire behavior;
2) Braking of a vehicle;
3) Handling of a vehicle, including recently discovered tools like the achievable regions;
4) Ride comfort and road holding of a vehicle.

Specific Information

Prerequisites, co-requisites, as a prerequisite for further study

Prerequisites

None.

Co-requisites

None.

Prerequisite for

None.

Mode of delivery

Delivery

face to face

Attendance

Advised

Teaching methods

Learning activities

Recommended or required reading

M. Guiggiani, The Science of Vehicle Dynamics, Springer

Assessment methods and criteria

Assessment methods

Assessment criteria

The student must show to have understood the basic principles of vehicle dynamics.

Work placement

No

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