# Automotive Engineering

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 Meta Thread / Thread Starter Last Post Replies Views Pinned: Torque vs. Horsepower ( 1 2 3 ... Last) Ive got a question, which is more powerful and better to have in auto racing, torque or horsepower? Ive gotten mixed... Sep11-10 11:01 AM jack action 109 118,713 Pinned: Race car suspension Class ( 1 2 3 ... Last) references _ Paved Track Stock Car Technology by Steve Smith Tune to Win by Carroll Smith Software - Suspension... Y 07:37 AM Ranger Mike 676 260,938 What is the relation between sfc vs rpm in diesel engine and why does it happen like that ? what is relation between... T 08:31 AM jack action 1 89 I have the following question, intended for a car powered by a 4 cylinder, non turbo, gas engine. I would like to a... Y 10:25 PM rcgldr 2 95 this is thing I'm thinking about for few years. why standard passenger car diesel engines are so limited in engine... Apr18-14 10:25 AM SteamKing 1 105 Hello, How can one calculate the dimensions of valve shims in Gas pressure shock absorber? Desription- The... Apr11-14 10:15 AM yct08280 2 143 http://imageshack.com/a/img33/5853/ge7y.gif In the above diagram,the part 3 the planetary wheel(its not the gear at... Mar30-14 07:33 PM jack action 1 180 Hi I have been plotting a Willans line, (engine power against fuel mass flow rate) and I noticed that the line is... Apr18-14 02:02 PM Baluncore 3 204 I understand that the purpose of a damper system is to stop the spring from bouncing during rebound. But,technically... Mar29-14 01:10 PM marellasunny 4 216 This is very clever, IMO: ... Apr13-14 05:25 PM berkeman 2 222 http://imageshack.com/a/img824/2641/1cpe.png The black curve I drew there represents the load curve in 5th gear.... Mar23-14 07:27 AM xxChrisxx 1 223 Hi guys, I'm an incoming engineering student at Ohio State and am really fascinated with what goes on under the hood... Apr14-14 07:28 PM QuinnMcHugh 7 225 The curve below is for a general electric motor drive(I'm guessing DC motor/possible 3phase induction). Would it be... Y 12:23 PM commiesoft 6 234 Cleaner than electric? Mazda talks up gasoline engine fuel economy ambitions for SkyActiv 2 ... Apr1-14 04:35 AM Ranger Mike 3 236 Hi, Please tell me damper calculation.ie.how to calculate damping force?? Apr11-14 09:54 AM yct08280 2 237 My book says smaller the electrode gap,greater the chances of a misfire. The reason stated is that this is because of... Mar21-14 11:12 AM Highspeed 3 247 many sports/super cars have turbos or twin turbos on them, in fact all expensive cars have a turbo in them, but the... Mar26-14 09:57 AM Sunfire 3 249 is there any way to add power of two independent chain drives having different rpm , such that slipping doesn't occur... Mar26-14 02:47 PM Averagesupernova 5 256 I've never done this before, and undertook it for the first time today, guided by books, google, and YouTube. My... Apr9-14 05:08 PM zoobyshoe 12 300 By the conservation of energy, P_in=P_out So,no matter what gear ratio 'i' I choose, P_out=P_in, since the gear... Mar24-14 03:33 AM Highspeed 3 304 I've been doing some studying on traction-slip control(ASC). I've also been trying to draw comparisons between ASC... Mar17-14 10:29 AM jack action 1 320 Hello! I have some basic questions about tire surfaces..specifically the lugs and I wonder if anyone can help. ... Apr1-14 11:36 AM Ranger Mike 9 344 Attached you will find a parellel hybrid design of a Porsche Cayenne hybrid. From what I understand,its the... Feb15-14 05:31 AM jnnx 1 350 My question relates to torque vectoring during a turn(high speed). Wikipedia says torque vectoring is mainly done on... Mar14-14 09:08 PM jack action 3 364 So for the last 3 years (off and on) I have been designing an engine. I have gotten much more serious lately as it... Apr5-14 08:21 AM xxChrisxx 15 371 hello, I know it may sound weird but why not? WHy automobile companies dont go for FRP body instead of metal. It... Feb4-14 04:02 AM Highspeed 1 379 Hi, I am currently seeking advice and looking into the idea of compound charging with two turbos. One blowing into... Feb15-14 04:19 PM HowlerMonkey 1 380 Hey Guys needed some advice related to Turbocharging of natural gas engines. I'm working on turbocharging of gas... Mar4-14 10:51 PM Ryoko 1 396 I would like to know the calculations regarding tracing of the path followed by a car during turning process. i have... Mar28-14 06:03 AM sgb27 13 412 Lets say my engine is producing 100Nm of torque and after torque multiplication with the 1st gear and drivetrain,I... Feb9-14 05:49 AM Damo ET 8 424 What is the advantage of having a daully truck vs a truck that just has one tire on each side of an axle? I mean, how... Mar15-14 12:25 PM Jupiter6 6 452 Dear All, I was involved in a car accident. The facts of the case as follow: Location: At a side road joining... Feb23-14 06:21 AM LionCity 9 456 One of my goals in life is to design a car completely from scratch. There is still some time before I am able to... Apr1-14 10:48 AM kazzy 9 476 Greetings ....I'm about to embark on a new racing project.....I am a land speed racer ( top speed on a salt lake... Apr4-14 12:38 PM Swanky 3 482 what will be the temperature and pressure at the exhaust of IC engine? Feb3-14 06:07 AM Damo ET 6 483 Hi guys, There's a project on hybrid vehicles, and the task is to design and simulate a hybrid vehicle: we have... Jan6-14 05:06 PM etudiant 1 509 Hi there, I'm currently researching for a Product Design project and was wondering if anyone had any insights into... Feb6-14 03:50 AM Highspeed 7 512 Hi all, During steady state cornering which tire of the same axle experiences the higher side force? I believe the... Jan30-14 07:35 AM marellasunny 6 534 When all the 4 wheels are braking,it seems logical to write the longitudinal acceleration like this-... Jan17-14 06:11 AM Damo ET 1 545 How do you get car to have a small turning radius? It should seem that putting center of mass to be in the center... Feb12-14 04:18 AM Ranger Mike 8 549 Please find attached a schematic showing the relationship between the 4 main components of a automotive driveline. ... May23-13 01:03 AM marellasunny 0 553 I do not understand how equation(3) occurs.(taken from the book Internal Combustion Engines by John B.Heywood) ... May31-13 12:59 AM marellasunny 0 571

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