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Description

The Center for Tire Research (CenTiRe) of Department of Mechanical Engineering at Virginia Tech is offering a short online course for the Tire-Vehicle Dynamics. The course commences on October 21, 2019, and the registration deadline will be October 14, 2019. The live lectures will run online for 12 days (daily two hours) starting at 8 am and ending at 10 am Eastern Standard Time.

Topics covered under the course will be Tire Force and Moment Generation Mechanisms and Handle Performance Analysis, Footprint Mechanics, Finite Element Modeling of Tires, Rolling Resistance, Tire Materials and Ride Dynamics.

People who have completed a Bachelor Degree in engineering, science, mathematics or similar course can apply.

Learner Outcomes

  • Gain an understanding of the tire force and moment generation mechanisms, tire modeling and how to tune a tire for superior handling performance 
  • Gain an understanding of the fundamental principles that determine the handling performance of pneumatic-tired vehicles 
  • Gain an understanding of the fundamental principles that determine the ride performance of pneumatic-tired vehicles 
  • Gain an understanding of the tire footprint mechanics 
  • Gain an understanding of the tire rolling resistance and fuel economy properties 
  • Gain an understanding of how to model the tire using Finite Element 
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Section Title
Tire Mechanics-Vehicle Dynamics
Type
Online
Days
M, T, W, Th, F
Time
8:00AM to 10:00AM
Dates
Oct 21, 2019 to Oct 25, 2019
Type
Online
Days
M, T, W, Th, F
Time
8:00AM to 10:00AM
Dates
Oct 28, 2019 to Nov 01, 2019
Type
Discussion
Days
M, T
Time
8:00AM to 10:00AM
Dates
Nov 04, 2019 to Nov 05, 2019
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
24.0
Location
  • Virginia Tech - Blacksburg (Main Campus)
Fee(s)
567373 Full Conference - Ends August 31 non-credit $795.00
567373 Full Conference - Ends September 30 non-credit $895.00
567373 Full Conference Ends October 14 non-credit $995.00
567373 One Course Only non-credit $300.00
Section Notes

Schedule:
Day 1 and 2 (Oct 21-22) 4 hours of lectures 8am-10am each day

Day 3 and 4 (Oct 23-24) 4 hours of lectures 8am-10am each day

Day 5 and 6 (Oct 25 and Oct 28) 4 hours of lectures 8am-10am each day

Day 7 and 8 (Oct 29-30) 4 hours of lectures 8am-10am each day

days 9 and 10 (Oct 31 and Nov 1) 4 hours of lectures 8am-10am each day

Day 11 and 12 (Nov 4-5) 4 hours of lectures 8am-10am each day

IMPORTANT CONFERENCE INFORMATION

The live lectures will run ONLINE for 10 days, 2 hours a day starting at 8 AM and ending at 10 AM Eastern Standard Time. The important subjects of Tire Force and Moment Generation Mechanisms and Handling Performance Analysis, Footprint Mechanics, Finite Element Modeling of Tires, Rolling Resistance, and Ride Dynamics will be discussed.

Refund and Cancellation Policy: Refund requests must be received 14 calendar days prior to the program start date. An $85 administrative fee will be deducted from all refunds. Requests should be sent by email or by initiating a drop request through the student portal in our online registration system. As an alternative to a refund, you may send a substitute at no additional cost. Please contact us at 540-231-5182 or e-mail cpeinfo@vt.edu to request a substitution. Please note: refunds will not be issued for no-shows or for cancellations received on or after the program start date. 

In the unlikely event that this program is cancelled or postponed due to insufficient enrollments or unforeseen circumstances, the university will fully refund registration fees but cannot be held responsible for any other expenses, including cancellation or change charges assessed by airlines, hotels, travel agencies, or other organizations.

For More Information: Please contact Saied Taheri at 540-231-0032 or email at staheri@vt.edu

For weather or disaster related information, please call (540)231-9489.

Should you have any questions concerning registration, please contact Conference Registration at (540)231-5182 or cpeinfo@vt.edu.

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