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M E 476: Engineering Principles of Off-Road Vehicles

  • Catalog Description:
    Engineering design principles of heavy-duty vehicles intended for off-road use: fuels, engine cycles, engine principles and construction, clutches, mechanical and hydrostatic transmissions, final drives, traction systems, traction modeling, dynamic behavior, suspension systems and braking.
  • Credits: 3
  • Prerequisites: Declared in Biological Systems Engineering or Mechanical Engineering and ME 361, EMA 202 or ME 240; or graduate standing
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