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Module 1: Fundamentals - (38 minutes)
1. Introduction and Table of Contents
2. Basic Terms and Definitions
3. Research Sponsors
4. Geometry and Trigonometry
5. Significant Figures and Scientific Notation
6. Dimensional Analysis
7. SI Units of Measure
8. Radian Measurement
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Module 2: Wheel Lacing & Structure - (54 minutes)
9. Five Mechanical Characteristics of the Perfect Wheel
10. Wheel as a Circular Arch
11. Wagon Wheels and Bicycle Wheels
12. Basic Wheel Geometry
13. Spoke Lacing Options
14. Heads In or Heads Out
15. Timing of Adjustments to Wheels
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Module 3: Spoke Tension - (133 minutes)
16. Modulus of Elasticity
16a. Spoke Tension Theory
16b. Spoke Tension Testing Protocol
16c. Spoke Tension Empirical Testing
16d. Spoke Tension Testing Analysis - Part I
16e. Spoke Tension Testing Analysis - Part II
16f. Spoke Tension and Forces Closely Examined
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Module 4: Spoke Elasticity - (100 minutes)
17. Load Cell Testing and Spoke Deformation
18a. Spoke Modulus and Lateral Stability - Part I
18b. Spoke Modulus and Lateral Stability - Part II
19a. Lateral Wheel Stability Empirical Results - Part I
19b. Lateral Wheel Stability Empirical Results - Part II
20. Deflection of Rims from Point Loads
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Module 5: Velocity & Energy - (63 minutes)
21. Moment of Inertia
22. Angular and Linear Velocity
23. Total Kinetic Energy Equation
24. Rotational Energy Demonstration
25. Pedaling Torque Mathematics
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Module 6: Acceleration & Deceleration - (103 minutes)
26a. Acceleration, Deceleration, and Disc Brake Torque - Part I
26b. Acceleration, Deceleration, and Disc Brake Torque - Part II
26c. Acceleration, Deceleration, and Disc Brake Torque - Part III
26d. Acceleration, Deceleration, and Disc Brake Torque - Part IV
27. Static and Kinetic Friction
28. Centripetal Acceleration
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Module 7: Circumferential Compression of Rims - (28 minutes)
29a. Circumferential Compression of Rims - Part I
29b. Circumferential Compression of Rims - Part II
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Module 8: Stress Risers - (30 minutes)
30a. Stress Risers - Part I
30b. Stress Risers - Part II
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Module 9: Hubs & Hub Bearings - (33 minutes)
31a. Hubs and Hub Bearings - Part I
31b. Hubs and Hub Bearings - Part II
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Module 10: Carbon Composites - (27 minutes)
32. Carbon Composite Science
33. Carbon and Aluminum Rims Compared
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Module 11: Destructive Compression of Rims & Wheels - (100 minutes)
34a. Destructive Compression of Rims and Wheels - Part I
34b. Destructive Compression of Rims and Wheels - Part II
34c. Destructive Compression of Rims and Wheels - Part III
34d. Destructive Compression of Rims and Wheels - Part IV
34e. Destructive Compression of Rims and Wheels - Part V
35. The Bicycle Wheel as a Spring
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Module 12: Aerodynamics - (74 minutes)
36a. Aerodynamics - Basic Theory
36b. Aerodynamics - Spokes and Airflow - Part I
36c. Aerodynamics - Spokes and Airflow - Part II
36d. Aerodynamics - Rims and Wheel Stability - Part I
36e. Aerodynamics - Rims and Wheel Stability - Part II
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Module 13: Miscellaneous - (35 minutes)
37. Rolling Resistance
38. Nipple and Spoke Thread Overlap
39. Different Wheels for Different Situations
40. Further Study
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