Andrew Dressel

Andrew Dressel

Location

Civil Engineering & Mechanics
EMS W220
ADressel@uwm.edu

Publications

Comment on 'On the stability of a bicycle on rollers' (2012) European Journal of Physics
Measuring side slip and camber characteristics of bicycle tyres (2011) Vehicle System Dynamics
Benchmarking Bicycle and Motorcycle Equations of Motion (2011) Proceedings of the ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences, Washtington DC
Measuring Dynamic Properties of Bicycle Tires (2010) Symposium on the Dynamics and Control of Single Track Vehicles, Delft, The Netherlands
JBike6 (2006) Cornell University

Awards

The Influence of Bicycle Tire Dynamics on Bicycle Stability (2011) CEAS Student Research Poster Competition Honerabale Mention
The Influence of Structural Compliance on Bicycle Stability (2010) CEAS Student Research Poster Competition 3rd Place

Teaching

Spring 2011: CIV ENG 463 - Intro to Finite Elements, Lecturer
Fall 2010: CIV ENG 303 - Strength of Materials, Lecturer
Spring 2010: CIV ENG 303 - Strength of Materials, Lecturer
Fall 2009: CIV ENG 2002 -Dynamics, Lecturer
Spring 2009: CIV ENG 201 - Statics, Lecturer; CIV ENG 202 - Dynamics, Lecturer
Fall 2008: CIV ENG 201 - Statics, Lecturer
Spring 2008: CIV ENG 202 - Dynamics, Lecturer
Fall 2007: CIV ENG 202 - Dynamics, Lecturer
Spring 2007: CIV ENG 201 - Statics, Recitations

Classes

Spring 2009: CIV ENG 785 - Dynamics of Structures; MECHENG 726 - Mechanical Vibrations
Fall 2008: MATH 601 - Advanced Engineering Math I; MECHENG 816 - Optimal Control Theory
Spring 2008: CIV ENG 701 - Advanced Strength of Materials
Fall 2007: MECHENG 479 - Control/Design Mechatronic System; MECHENG 701 - Adv Linear System Analysis
Spring 2007: CIV ENG 463 - Intro to Finite Elements; MECHENG 718 - Nonlinear Control Systems

Links

at MSOE
on LinkIn
on Wikipedia
pictures on Multiply

Images


Image of idealized bike model from simulation. Animation (1781 kb)


Graphs of input steer torque, output steer angle, and output lean angle of otherwise uncontrolled bike responding to applied steer torque.


Graphs of lean angle and lateral g forces vs forward speed in 40 foot radius turn.


Graphs of lean angle and lateral g forces vs forward speed in 60 foot radius turn.


Differences between eigenvalues from benchmark linearized equations of motion and fully non-linear bike simulation.


Bike lean and steer angles vs turn radius.


Bike lean angle and radii.


Bike trail vs wheel diameter, fork offset, and steering axis angle.


Cossalter and Lot Driving Zones.


Braking force as CM moves.


Bike braking analysis individual wheel braking.


Bike braking analysis both wheel braking.


Last updated September 29, 2011