BMD - Basics of Motorcycle Design
In every child dream there is a motorcycle; maybe in a movie, maybe in a cartoon, maybe a real one. Now is the time to make your dream come true and design your own vehicle. Join us in this wonderful course by the coast of one of the most beautiful island of the Mediterranean sea, just the right place to ride your bike.
In this course you will learn the dynamics principles of a motorcycle, Ranging from shock absorbers to tires and brakes. Our aim is to instruct students on the basic concepts of motorcycle and vehicle design, leaving them with a strong base of knowledge in the highly-specialized field of the automotive industry.
This course will be organized with the collaboration of the most important professors of the Mechanical Engineering faculty from the University of Messina, and intends to train a motivated audience of 20 selected students of Aerodynamics , Mechanical and Industrial Engineering.
- Fields of activity:
- Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering , Industrial Engineering , Mechanical Engineering
- Content and topics:
- The Course provides an overview of the: - basic concepts of the motorcycle dynamics - Elements of Performance-Oriented Aerodynamics - Principles of Motorcycle Tire Dynamics - Shock Absorbers Dynamics - Braking Dynamics and Brake Design
- Learning goals and objectives:
- The aim of this course is to instruct students on the basic concepts of motorcycle and vehicle design, leaving them with a strong base of knowledge in the highly-specialized field of the automotive industry
- Examination type:
- Case Study
- ECTS credits issued:
- Not known yet
Information for applicants
- Selection criteria:
- Cheerful and motivated people who are interested and prepared on the topic. Also participants will be chosen based on their motivational letter, the interest showed on the the subject and the answers to the questions.
All of the following are covered by the event fee:
- University Dormitory with single or double rooms, all equipped with air conditioning, fridge and bathroom.
- University canteen and/or provided by organisers. Three meals, at least one hot meal per day.
- Public transport, private cars and foot, based on needs.