Performance assumptions with limited parameters

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Benedicte1
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Performance assumptions with limited parameters

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Hi guys, Im currently in my first year doing automotive engineering and just join the uni's formula student team as well. I was wondering is it possible by using just the wheelbase and the radius of the track (a skid pad) to determine the speed at which 1G cornering occurs and its yaw rate?? And if i could what can i calculate it with?
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Greg Locock
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Re: Performance assumptions with limited parameters

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latacc=v^2/r

yawrate is a little trickier, the mechanical yaw rate (ie zero slip ) is just 360 deg/((2*pi*r)/v) in deg/s, that is your yaw changes by 360 deg in the time to complete one lap at that speed.