Physics for Gearheads
Physics for Gearheads by Randy Beikmann
Chapter 1: A Warm-Up Lap
An excerpt of Chapter 1: A Warm-Up Lap from Physics for Gearheads: An Introduction to Vehicle Dynamics, Energy, and Power - with Examples from Motorsports by Randy Beikmann. In this chapter, Beikmann examines an F1 suspension design problem, splitting it into several easy physics problems, and connecting each to the math that produces the result.