Racing Car Design and Development

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9780837600802: Racing Car Design and Development

Dialogue between one of the world's most experienced racing car designers and a technical author-graduate engineer on the theory and technique of racing car design and development.

Contents include:

  • The anatomy of a racing car designer
  • Len Terry - A Biographical Sketch
  • Description of nearly 30 Terry designs from clubman's sports car to Indianapolis winner
  • A blank sheet of paper - Len Terry explains his procedure for advancing a new design from the sketch pad to the race track
  • Handling characteristics - The theoretical aspects; oversteer and understeer; practical implications
  • Structural considerations - Space-frames and monocoques; the cockpit area; the structural engine; progress and legislation
  • Suspension - Changing needs and layouts; the torsion bar; self-levelling systems; anti-dive and anti-squat; progressive-rate springing; stiffness/weight ratio
  • Brakes, wheels and tires - Influence of smaller wheels; twin-disc brake systems; attention to details; low-profile tire phenomena
  • Aerodynamics - Basic considerations; wings and things; intake ram effect; 'ground effect' vehicles
  • The cooling system - Radiator location; cooling the oil
  • Safety and comfort; primary and secondary safety; driver comfort
  • Materials
  • Components - Ball joints, batteries, brakes, clutches, dampers, driveshafts, electrics, flexible bearings, flexible fuel cells, gearshift linkages, instruments, non-return valves, nonspill fuel fillers, oil and fuel pipes, Perspex mouldings, radiators, springs and steering gear; design versus development
  • The competition - nine other racing car designers discussed
  • Future developments
  • Le informazioni nella sezione "Riassunto" possono far riferimento a edizioni diverse di questo titolo.

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    Terry, Len
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    Descrizione libro 1973. HRD. Condizione libro: New. New Book.Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Codice libro della libreria IB-9780837600802

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    Len Terry, Alan Baker
    Editore: Bentley Publishers, United Kingdom (1973)
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    Descrizione libro Bentley Publishers, United Kingdom, 1973. Hardback. Condizione libro: New. Language: English . Brand New Book. Dialogue between one of the world s most experienced racing car designers and a technical author-graduate engineer on the theory and technique of racing car design and development. Contents include: The anatomy of a racing car designer; biography of Len Terry; description of nearly 30 Terry designs from clubman s sports car to Indianapolis winner; a blank sheet of paper; handling characteristics; the theoretical aspects; oversteer and understeer; practical implications; structural considerations; space-frames and monocoques; the cockpit area; the structural engine; progress and legislation; suspension; changing needs and layouts; the torsion bar; self-levelling systems; anti-dive and anti-squat; progressive-rate springing; stiffness/weight ratio; brakes, wheels and tires; influence of smaller wheels; twin-disc brake systems; attention to details; low-profile tire phenomena; aerodynamics; wings and things; intake ram effect; ground effect vehicles; the cooling system; radiator location; cooling the oil; safety and comfort; primary and secondary safety; driver comfort; materials; components-ball joints, batteries, brakes, clutches, dampers, drive-shafts, electrics, flexible bearings, flexible fuel cells, gearshift linkages, instruments, non-return valves, non-spill fuel fillers, oil and fuel pipes, Perspex mouldings, radiators, springs and steering gear; design versus development; the competition-nine other racing car designers discussed; future developments. Codice libro della libreria AAC9780837600802

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    Editore: Robert Bentley, Inc. (1973)
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    Descrizione libro Robert Bentley, Inc., 1973. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria 0837600804

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    Descrizione libro Bentley Publishers, United Kingdom, 1973. Hardback. Condizione libro: New. Language: English . Brand New Book. Dialogue between one of the world s most experienced racing car designers and a technical author-graduate engineer on the theory and technique of racing car design and development. Contents include: The anatomy of a racing car designer; biography of Len Terry; description of nearly 30 Terry designs from clubman s sports car to Indianapolis winner; a blank sheet of paper; handling characteristics; the theoretical aspects; oversteer and understeer; practical implications; structural considerations; space-frames and monocoques; the cockpit area; the structural engine; progress and legislation; suspension; changing needs and layouts; the torsion bar; self-levelling systems; anti-dive and anti-squat; progressive-rate springing; stiffness/weight ratio; brakes, wheels and tires; influence of smaller wheels; twin-disc brake systems; attention to details; low-profile tire phenomena; aerodynamics; wings and things; intake ram effect; ground effect vehicles; the cooling system; radiator location; cooling the oil; safety and comfort; primary and secondary safety; driver comfort; materials; components-ball joints, batteries, brakes, clutches, dampers, drive-shafts, electrics, flexible bearings, flexible fuel cells, gearshift linkages, instruments, non-return valves, non-spill fuel fillers, oil and fuel pipes, Perspex mouldings, radiators, springs and steering gear; design versus development; the competition-nine other racing car designers discussed; future developments. Codice libro della libreria AAC9780837600802

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    Len Terry, Alan Baker (joint author)
    Editore: R. Bentley, Cambridge, Mass.
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    Descrizione libro R. Bentley, Cambridge, Mass. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria 9780837600802

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    Descrizione libro BENTLEY ROBERT INC, 1973. HRD. Condizione libro: New. New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Codice libro della libreria IB-9780837600802

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    Descrizione libro Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Hardcover. Dialogue between one of the world's most experienced racing car designers and a technical author-graduate engineer on the theory and technique of racing car design and development. Co.Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 237 pages. 0.481. Codice libro della libreria 9780837600802

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    Descrizione libro Robert Bentley, Inc. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Hardcover. 274 pages. Dimensions: 8.3in. x 5.8in. x 1.5in.Dialogue between one of the worlds most experienced racing car designers and a technical author-graduate engineer on the theory and technique of racing car design and development. Contents include: The anatomy of a racing car designer; biography of Len Terry; description of nearly 30 Terry designs from clubmans sports car to Indianapolis winner; a blank sheet of paper; handling characteristics; the theoretical aspects; oversteer and understeer; practical implications; structural considerations; space-frames and monocoques; the cockpit area; the structural engine; progress and legislation; suspension; changing needs and layouts; the torsion bar; self-levelling systems; anti-dive and anti-squat; progressive-rate springing; stiffnessweight ratio; brakes, wheels and tires; influence of smaller wheels; twin-disc brake systems; attention to details; low-profile tire phenomena; aerodynamics; wings and things; intake ram effect; ground effect vehicles; the cooling system; radiator location; cooling the oil; safety and comfort; primary and secondary safety; driver comfort; materials; components-ball joints, batteries, brakes, clutches, dampers, drive-shafts, electrics, flexible bearings, flexible fuel cells, gearshift linkages, instruments, non-return valves, non-spill fuel fillers, oil and fuel pipes, Perspex mouldings, radiators, springs and steering gear; design versus development; the competition-nine other racing car designers discussed; future developments. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Hardcover. Codice libro della libreria 9780837600802

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    Descrizione libro Hardback. Condizione libro: new. BRAND NEW, Racing Car Design and Development, Len Terry, Alan Baker. Codice libro della libreria B9780837600802

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    Descrizione libro Bentley Pub, 1973. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Brand New. 1st ed. edition. 274 pages. 8.30x5.80x1.50 inches. In Stock. Codice libro della libreria x-0837600804

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