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VEHICLE DYNAMICS AND AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERINGA FIVE DAY COURSE (MONDAY, 28 JANUARY TO FRIDAY, 01 February 2019) LED BY PROFESSOR FRANK KIENHFER (UNIVERSITY OF THE WITWATERSRAND) www.wits.ac.za/mecheng/postgraduate/short-courses
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R8 500Very Early Bird Special, if Payment received before 28/09/2018
Early Bird Special, if Payment received before 30/11/2018 R10 500
Flat Rate R12 500
For further details, contact: Frank Kienhfer (email@example.com) | M +27 (0) 83 540 8762www.wits.ac.za/mecheng/postgraduate/short-courses
VEHICLE DYNAMICS AND AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERING COURSE (2019) 5 DAY COURSE REGISTRATION FORM MONDAY, 28 JANUARY TO FRIDAY, 01 FEBRUARY 2019To be completed and emailed/faxed to: firstname.lastname@example.org | F +27 (0) 11 717 7049
COURSE TARGET MARKET
COURSE AREAS OF FOCUS
Persons engaged design, operations and regulations: engaged in the technical aspects of
vehicle design vehicle operation vehicle manufacturing accident reconstruction development vehicle standards highway/truck interactions Government regulators
Monday, 28 January to Friday, 01 fEBRUARY 2019
Wits, School of Mechanical, Aeronautical and Industrial Engineering, South West Engineering Building, SWE110, Braamfontein Campus East, Jorissen Street, Braamfontein, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Overview of vehicle dynamics theory Tyres, suspensions, brakes and steering
systems Low-speed offtracking, linear and nonlinear
directional response Traction and braking Oversteer and understeer, handling diagrams
Development and analysis of quarter car, pitch and roll models Hands-on exercises in simulation Driver modelling
The University of the Witwatersrand, (Wits) is pleased to present a five-day course focussed on vehicle dynamics and automotive engineering. The course will include a talk on vehicle dynamics, tour of the labs as well as hands-on computer exercises. Attendees will gain skills and knowledge to understand and explain the mechanics of tyres, suspen-sions, brakes and steering systems and how they affect the dynamics of vehicles.
Persons in the fields of manufacture, sales and marketing: automotive engineers automotive technicians vehicle sales automotive enthusiasts with a
technical background will find thecourse useful and stimulating
This course is intended for
Frank Kienhfer(Course Leader)
Frank Kienhfer is an associate professor at Wits. He completed his undergraduate degree at the Wits School of Mechanical, Aeronautical and Industrial Engineer-ing and, thereafter completed his MSc. He worked as a design and project engineer for two years at TSW Engi-neering, an OEM supplier of cast aluminium wheels. He completed his PhD under the supervision of Professor Cebon at the University of Cambridge designing, and patenting a novel pneumatic brake actuator to imple-ment an advanced ABS control for heavy vehicles. He has published over 30 journal and conference papers, has two international automotive patents, has consulted as an expert witness in legal accident investigations, and works with the South African Department of Transport in promoting high productivity or SMART trucks using per-formance-based standards.