Drivetrain in Motorsport

In this article, I will be looking into the purpose of the drivetrain, drive modes, gearing, the gearbox and gear types, motorsport gearbox characteristics and roller chains vs belt drives. Please feel free to skip to the parts most relevant to you.

Powertrains in Motorsport

In this article I will look into the aim of a powertrain, sources of power and prime movers, the four stroke engine cycle, mean effective pressure, calculating the indicated power of an engine, air to fuel ratios for different fuel, volumetric efficiency, ideal spark advance combustion, energy storage for motorsport vehicles, battery vs capacitor for storing energy, electric motors such as the brush DC motor and the permanent magnet DC (PMDC) and advanced ERSs in F1. Please feel free to skip to the part most relevant to you.

Advanced Automotive Powertrain Concepts

In this article, I will be looking into climate change, technological solutions to climate change, technological solutions to climate change, advanced internal combustion engine technology (ICE), hybrid technology such as micro, full, series, parallel and plugin, the carbon dioxide 'well-to-wheel' analysis, biofuels both alcohol and bio-diesel, engine downsizing, hydrogen powertrains, hydrogen fuel cells, a timeline of the future for powertrains, transmissions, mass market technology and a glimmer of hope for the future . Please feel free to skip to the parts most relevant to you.

Aerodynamics in Racing Vehicle Design

In this article, I will look into the objective of aerodynamics, aerodynamics formulae, wing-tip vortex generation, vortex rotational sense, diffuser and venturi effect, aerodynamic cooling and varying the cooling air flow. Please feel free to skip to the parts most relevant to you.