Technology of the F1 Car

Technology of the F1 Car

by Nigel McKnight
     
 

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…  See more details below

Overview

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

McKnight includes all of Formula 1's current chassis constructors and engine manufacturers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781874557876
Publisher:
Hazelton Publishing
Publication date:
06/01/1998
Pages:
130
Product dimensions:
8.97(w) x 8.14(h) x 0.38(d)

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