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# Vehicle Dynamics

### Overview

Vehicle Dynamics by Dr.R.Krishnakumar, Department of Engineering Design, IIT Madras. You will learn the following concepts during this course, Introduction to Vehicle Dynamics Longitudinal Dynamics Vehicle Load Distribution – Acceleration and Braking -Brake Force Distribution, Braking Efficiency and Braking Distance - Longitudinal dynamics of a Tractor-Semi Trailer Tire Mechanics – An Introduction Mechanical Properties of Rubber - Slip, Grip and Rolling Resistance - Tire Construction and Force Development - Contact Patch and Contact Pressure Distribution A Simple Tire Model Lateral Force Generation - Ply Steer and Conicity - Tire Models – Magic Formula - Classification of Tire Models and Combined Slip Lateral Dynamics Bicycle Model - Stability and Steering Conditions - Understeer Gradient and State-space Approach - Handling Response of a Vehicle - Mimuro Plot for Lateral Transient Response - Parameters affecting vehicle handling characteristics. Subjective and objective Evaluation of Vehicle Handling Vertical Dynamics Rollover Prevention - Half Car Model - Quarter Car Model noise, Vibration and Harshness – Random Processes.

### Syllabus

Mod-01 Lec-01 Introduction to Vehicle Dynamics.
Mod-01 Lec-02 Longitudinal Dynamics.
Mod-01 Lec-03 Vehicle Load Distribution – Acceleration and Braking.
Mod-01 Lec-04 Brake Force Distribution, Braking Efficiency and Braking Distance.
Mod-01 Lec-05 Tractor – Semi Trailer.
Mod-01 Lec-06 Tire Mechanics – An Introduction.
Mod-01 Lec-07 Mechanical Properties of Rubber.
Mod-01 Lec-08 Slip, Grip and Rolling Resistance.
Mod-01 Lec-09 Tire Construction and Force Development.
Mod-01 Lec-10 Contact Patch and Contact Pressure Distribution.
Mod-01 Lec-11 Tire Brush Model.
Mod-01 Lec-12 Lateral Force Generation.
Mod-01 Lec-13 Ply Steer and Conicity (Part 1).
Mod-01 Lec-14 Ply Steer and Conicity (Part 2).
Mod-01 Lec-15 Tire Models – Magic Formula.
Mod-01 Lec-16 Classification of Tyre Models and Combined Slip.
Mod-01 Lec-17 Lateral Dynamics - An Introduction.
Mod-01 Lec-18 Lateral Dynamics – Bicycle Model.
Mod-01 Lec-19 Lateral Dynamics – Stability and Steering Conditions.
Mod-01 Lec-20 Understeer Gradient and State Space Approach.
Mod-01 Lec-21 Handling Response of a Vehicle.
Mod-01 Lec-22 Mimuro Plot for Lateral Transient Response (Part 1).
Mod-01 Lec-23 Mimuro Plot for Lateral Transient Response (Part 2).
Mod-01 Lec-24 Parameters affecting vehicle handling characteristics.
Mod-01 Lec-25 Subjective and Objective Evaluation of Vehicle Handling (Part 1).
Mod-01 Lec-26 Subjective and Objective Evaluation of Vehicle Handling (Part 2).
Mod-01 Lec-27 Subjective and Objective Evaluation of Vehicle Handling and Rollover Prevention.
Mod-01 Lec-28 Rollover Prevention (contd..) and Vertical Dynamics.
Mod-01 Lec-29 Vertical Dynamics – An Introduction.
Mod-01 Lec-30 Vertical Dynamics – Quarter Car Model.
Mod-01 Lec-32 Random Process and Conclusion [contd.].
Mod-01 Lec-31 Noise, Vibration and Harshness – Random Processes.

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