Tune to Win

Author: Carroll Smith
Publisher:
ISBN: 0850458080
Release Date: 1987
Genre: Automobiles, Racing

Covers the development and tuning of race car by clearly explaining the basic principles of vehicle dynamics and relating these principles to the input and control functions of the racing driver. An exceptional book written by a true professional.

Carroll Smith s Nuts Bolts Fasteners and Plumbing Handbook

Author: Carroll Smith
Publisher: Motorbooks
ISBN: 0879384069
Release Date: 1990-08-05
Genre: Transportation

This complete guide analyzes the thousands of options available and shows you how to choose the correct fastener for any application, whether it be racing, street performance or restoration. Plus important information on thread cutting, torque, material selection, inserts, panel fasteners and much more. Pub. 1990.

Engineer to Win

Author: Carroll Smith
Publisher: Motorbooks
ISBN: 0879381868
Release Date: 1985-01-11
Genre: Transportation

Current state of the art in racing technology by a foremost expert in the field. Covers all forms of racing cars and includes a thorough analysis of metallurgy, metal fatigue and general materials technology. Details specific components and specific activities such as heat treatments, stress relieving, etc. Plus aerodynamics, ground effects, brakes, tools, and more. ...excellent information. Popular Cars magazine.

How to Make Your Car Handle

Author: Fred Puhn
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0912656468
Release Date: 1976
Genre: Transportation

Offers instructions for tuning or modifying all car parts for improved handling, safety, and performance

Drive to Win

Author: Carroll Smith
Publisher: Carroll Smith Consulting
ISBN: 0615592570
Release Date: 2012-03-02
Genre: Transportation

Take pole position to learn the ground rules, techniques and procedures of driving perception and evaluation. Racing professional Carroll Smith delivers current state-of-the-art techniques for working with your crew to develop and set up your car so that you'll have a competitive tool with which to practice the art of driving.

Race Car Design

Author: Derek Seward
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 9781137030153
Release Date: 2014-10-14
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Based on the principles of engineering science, physics and mathematics, but assuming only an elementary understanding of these, Race Car Design masterfully explains the theory and practice of the subject. Bringing together key topics, including the chassis frame, tyres, suspension, steering and brakes, this is the first text to cover all the essential elements of race car design in one student-friendly textbook. Race Car Design: - Features a wealth of illustrations, including a full-colour plate section - Demonstrates the important role of computer tools - Uses dozens of clear examples and calculations to illustrate both theory and practical applications - Is written by an experienced author, known for his engaging and accessible style This book is an ideal accompaniment for motorsport engineering students and is the best possible resource for those involved in Formula Student/FSAE. It is also a valuable guide for practising car designers and enthusiasts.

Race Car Engineering and Mechanics

Author: Paul Van Valkenburgh
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1557883661
Release Date: 2001-05-01
Genre: Sports & Recreation

A comprehensive guide on how to tune, test, and win in any form of racing. Includes technical information on all areas of race car engineering, including suspension and chassis, springs, brakes, aerodynamics, engine systems, safety, driving, testing, computers in racing, and a special section on race cars of the future.

Engineer to Win

Author: Carroll Smith
Publisher:
ISBN: 0850456282
Release Date: 1985
Genre: Automobiles, Racing

Current state of the art in racing technology by a foremost expert in the field. Covers all forms of racing cars and includes a thorough analysis of metallurgy, metal fatigue and general materials technology. Details specific components and specific activities such as heat treatments, stress relieving, etc. Plus aerodynamics, ground effects, brakes, tools, and more. ...excellent information. Popular Cars magazine.

Race Car Aerodynamics

Author: J Katz
Publisher: Robert Bentley, Incorporated
ISBN: 0837601428
Release Date: 1996-03-08
Genre: Transportation

The first book to summarize the secrets of the rapidly developing field of high-speed vehicle design. From F1 to Indy Car, Drag and Sedan racing, this book provides clear explanations for engineers who want to improve their design skills and enthusiasts who simply want to understand how their favorite race cars go fast. Explains how aerodynamics win races, why downforce is more important than streamlining and drag reduction, designing wings and venturis, plus wind tunnel designs and more.

Hands on Race Car Engineer

Author: John H. Glimmerveen
Publisher: Nicholas Brealey Publishing
ISBN: 0768008980
Release Date: 2004-01-01
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Looks at every part of the process required to make a car better than its competitors and will enable drivers to gain a better understanding of vehicle dynamics, race engineers to appreciate the practical implications of set-up and mechanics to comprehend why engineers design things a certain way.

Fast Car Physics

Author: Chuck Edmondson
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 9780801898235
Release Date: 2011-01-24
Genre: Mathematics

Revving engines, smoking tires, and high speeds. Car racing enthusiasts and race drivers alike know the thrill of competition, the push to perform better, and the agony - and dangers - of bad decisions. This title explains just what's going on during any race, why, and how a driver can improve control and ultimately win.

Advanced Race Car Chassis Technology

Author: Bob Bolles
Publisher: HP Trade
ISBN: 1557885621
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Updated with nearly 60 percent new material on the latest racing technology, this book details how to design, build, and setup the chassis and suspension for road race and stock cars. Includes chassis dynamics, spring and shock theory, front and rear suspension geometry, real world racing aerodynamics, steering systems, racing chassis software and all you need to know to set you chassis up to win races.

Speed Secrets

Author: Ross Bentley
Publisher: Motorbooks
ISBN: 9781610600019
Release Date: 1998-08-13
Genre: Transportation

DIVShave lap times or find a faster line through your favorite set of S-curves with professional race driver Ross Bentley as he shows you the quickest line from apex to apex! With tips and commentary from current race drivers, Bentley covers the vital techniques of speed, from visualizing lines to interpreting tire temps to put you in front of the pack. Includes discussion of practice techniques, chassis set-up, and working with your pit chief./div