Freeman, Barry (2006) Steering system and suspension design for a formula SAE-A racer. [USQ Project]
This dissertation documents the steering and suspension design of the 2006 Formula
SAE-A racer made at the University of Southern Queensland.
The dissertation includes information on various steering and suspension systems and
the various geometry set ups that define handling and performance of the Formula
SAE-A racer. It also introduces Wm. C. Mitchell's suspension geometry software and
how it can be used to analyse and optimise steering and suspension setups.
An analysis of the 2005 Formula SAE-A racer to determine improvements that can be
implemented into the 2006 design has been included followed by the design intentions
of the 2006 Formula SAE-A racer.
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|Item Type:||USQ Project|
|Item Status:||Live Archive|
|Faculty / Department / School:||Historic - Faculty of Engineering and Surveying - Department of Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering|
|Date Deposited:||11 Oct 2007 01:01|
|Last Modified:||02 Jul 2013 22:43|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||SAE-A; suspension; rack; pinion; steering; automotive; racecar|
|Fields of Research :||09 Engineering > 0913 Mechanical Engineering > 091304 Dynamics, Vibration and Vibration Control
09 Engineering > 0902 Automotive Engineering > 090204 Automotive Safety Engineering
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