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Mechanical Engineering (MECH)

Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Faculty of Engineering

MECH 4007 [0.5 credit]

Vehicle Engineering II

Engineering and design principles of off-road vehicles and air cushion technology. Topics include: mechanics of vehicle-terrain interaction - terramechanics, performance characteristics of off-road vehicles, steering of tracked vehicles, air cushion systems and their performance, applications of air cushion technology to transportation.
Prerequisites: MAAE 2101, MAAE 3004 (Dynamics of Machinery) and third-or fourth-year status in Engineering.
Lectures three hours a week.

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