Vehicle Dynamics Webinar
Join us online for an exclusive webinar on Vehicle Dynamics
Join Moderator Sam Lagozzino for an insight into how different Automotive sectors within Australia assess a vehicles' dynamic performance. We have presenters from motorsport (Repco Supercars), passenger cars and military. The presenters will provide an analysis of how each industry handles vehicle dynamics and the tools and principles they use to optimise a vehicle's handling performance.
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The presenters will give an insight into the following topics:
- Suspension types: Suspension types primarily used in motorsport, passenger cars and military vehicles
- Constraints: Rules and regulations, noise, vibration and harshness and financial constraints
- Handling: What metrics and parameters to look at to optimise a vehicles handling
- Tuning: How to tune a vehicle to optimise its handling characteristics
- Compromise: The compromise between handling, cost and other constraint
Who should attend
- Engineers working in the automotive industry
- Automotive technicians who want to understand the engineering behind vehicle dynamics
- Students preparing an FSAE car who would like to understand racecar suspension design and set up
- Anyone who would like to understand how a military vehicle is assessed for fitness for purpose
- Anyone with an interest in how a racecar, passenger car and military vehicle's suspension and handling characteristics work and are tuned for their intended purpose
- Students studying engineering who want to know how a vehicle suspension and handling works and is tuned
Gambold Testing Services + Gambold Engineering Service
Graeme is a long term OEM vehicle dynamicist & test engineer. He has over 20 years experience working for Nissan (Hot & Cold testing + Chassis tuning), Toyota (on secondment to Toyota /Lexus Japan R&D) and Toyota/Lexus advanced engineering group (VDX). Graeme also established Independent testing company GTS in 2004 (Initially for Toyota Japan Hybrid & VSC winter R&D). He is currently in vehicle dynamics development for KIA Motors Australia working directly with Hyundai/Kia research centre in Korea with Mando/Mobis/ZF Sachs.
Race Engineer Car 6 (Monster Energy / Cam Waters)
Sam has been working with Tickford Racing since 2012, working as a Design / Data Engineer, he is now as a Race Engineer. Sam graduated from the University of Melbourne in 2011 with a Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) and a Bachelor of Science (Applied Mathematics). He competed in the 2010 Australian Formula SAE competition as part of the engine team.
Chief Engineer, Combat Support Systems Program Office
Capability Acquisition & Sustainment Group, Department of Defence
Ralph was a Project Engineer on numerous military vehicle acquisition projects, ranging from Land Rover 110’s through to new Boxer Combat Reconnaissance Vehicle. He was responsible for assessment of vehicle dynamics on new vehicle acquisitions, and vehicle dynamics investigations of in-service equipment. He led Engineering Analysis Team from 2008-2019, with team specialising in simulation of vehicle mine blast events, structural finite element analysis, vehicle mobility and dynamics, and component fatigue. In 2020 he moved into Chief Engineer position within Combat Support Systems Program Office (CSSPO), encompassing Indirect Fire Systems and Ground Based Air Defence and Radar.