Analysis techniques for racecar data acquisition.9780768016550
Analysis techniques for racecar race·car
An automobile used for racing. data acquisition.
Racing team leader Segers sticks to the hard facts as he describes how to analyze the performance of both car and driver to get more of both on the racetrack. He begins with the basics on data acquisition, then describes the requirements for data analysis software and compares features. He addresses the basic measurements from lap markers and inertial track mapping to GPS and data logging, then covers the measurement of straight-line acceleration (including measurement of torque and horsepower), braking (including braking effort and lockup See hang and abend. ), gearing (including downshifting down·shift
v. down·shift·ed, down·shift·ing, down·shifts
1. To shift a motor vehicle into a lower gear.
2. To reduce the speed, rate, or intensity of something.
3. ), cornering, roll stiffness distribution, wheel loads and weight transfer, shock absorbers Shock absorbers
See: Circuit breakers and aerodynamics aerodynamics, study of gases in motion. As the principal application of aerodynamics is the design of aircraft, air is the gas with which the science is most concerned. . He fully describes how to measure drivers' performance and closes with chapters on simulation tools and using the data acquisition system for developing race strategy.
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