IEEE 2021 International Workshop on Metrology for Automotive

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IEEE MetroAutomotive 2021

IEEE MetroAutomotive 2021 - Opening - Plenary#1

Metrology in Formula 1 - Measuring Fast Cars

  Stefano Lovera

 1 July, 2021
 09:00 - 10:20 CEST

Metrology in Formula 1 - Measuring Fast Cars

  • ABSTRACT

Competitors in the most famous racing series aim to complete laps faster than their adversaries, with reliability being extremely important. Whether measuring displacement, pressure, temperature, torque or a force, over the years sensors have become a vital part of a Formula 1 car. Historically the measurements have been used for onboard control in real time for system optimisation, as well as to provide information for race strategy decisions. During the last decade a significant percentage of transducers are used to help understand the car behaviour and guide future development decisions. Various technologies are used to satisfy the needs to each individual application, whether this is accuracy, speed, ease of installation, robustness to harsh environmental conditions, cost, or all of the above.

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Stefano Lovera

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