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Title:
Technology of the F1 car
Author:
Macknight, Nigel.
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Publication Information:
Partridge Green, West Sussex ; Osceola, WI : Hazleton Publishing, 1998.
Physical Description:
144 pages : color illustrations ; 23 x 21 cm.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781874557876
Format :
Book

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Central Library TL236 .M318 1998 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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Summary

Summary

Behind-the-scenes workshop and on-track race action photography combine with a succinct narrative to illuminate the key technological aspects of the modern F1 car. All of today's leading cars are featured, together with those less-than-successful cars which, nonetheless, exhibit a high-degree of technological innovation. A complete rundown of current technology, from the windtunnel to the track, includes: -- Modern computer-aided design methods-- Pattern- and mould-making, and carbon composite layups-- Considerations and processes behind the development of primary performance features such as engines brakes, fuel and electrical systems, cockpit environments, tires, and suspension layouts-- The racetrack environment, including refueling rigs and crash-rescue: equipment


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