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Aims of the Course

This course looks at the physics involved in designing and driving fast racing cars. It will concentrate mainly on four wheeled, petrol driven vehicles, but the same physical problems apply to all kinds of vehicles. By taking this course, I hope you'll learn from:

There are five parts to the course:

Lecture Notes

A set of condensed notes are available at this link. These notes are not a substitute for attending lectures, but they will help you if something is unclear. Please e-mail me at the address below if you need more help.

Richard Bower (R.G.Bower@durham.ac.uk)
Monday October 23 16:09:30 BST 2000