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Default Brian Beckman's "The Physics of Racing"

Hello Guys,

For all my fellow Racing fanatics.

Thought of Sharing "The Physics of Racing" from Brian Beckmans series.

The topics covered in the attached document are:

Part 1 Weight Transfer
Part 2 Keeping Your Tyres Stuck to the Ground
Part 3 Basic Calculations
Part 4 There Is No Such Thing as Centrifugal Force
Part 5 Introduction to the Racing Line
Part 6 Speed and Horsepower
Part 7 The Traction Budget
Part 8 Simulating Car Dynamics with a Computer Program
Part 9 Straights
Part 10 Grip Angle
Part 11 Braking
Part 12 CyberCar, Every Racer's DWIM Car?
Part 13 Transients (The missing episode)
Part 14 Why Smoothness?
Part 15 Bumps In The Road
Part 16 RARS, A Simple Racing Simulator
Part 17 "Slow-in, Fast-out!" or, Advanced Analysis of the Racing Line
Part 18 "Slow-in, Fast-out!" or, Advanced Analysis of the Racing Line, Continued
Part 19 Space, Time, and Rubber
Part 20 Four-Point Statics
Part 21 The Magic Formula: Longitudinal Version
Part 22 The Magic Formula: Lateral Version
Part 23 Trail Braking
Part 24 Combination Slip
Part 25 Combination Grip
Part 26 The Driving Wheel, Chapter I
Part 27 Four-Wheel Weight Transfer
Part 28 Hazards of Integration
Part 29 A Magical Trick

Source : Brian Beckman's Physics of Racing Series

Disclaimer from the Author : The "Physics of Racing" is a set of free articles. This means that you are granted a perpetual, transferable, royalty-free license to copy, print, distribute, reformat, host and post the articles in any form, electronic or other.
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