Dear Sir / Madam

Warm Greetings from SAEINDIA Southern Section!!!

We are glad to inform you that we are conducting a TOPTECH program on the topic “TOPTECH on STEERING SYSTEMS AND VEHICLE HANDLING” on 21 & 22 nd December 2018 at SAEINDIA Southern Section Office (Subjected to change based on Registration), Chennai.


Mr. S. Radhakrishnan Retired Vice-President (R&D) from Rane TRW Steering Systems Ltd, Chennai

Right through his career as Steering specialist, spanning 37 years, he has worked in various capacities in different automotive companies in India, i.e., Tata Motors (formerly TELCO)-R&D Pune, XLO (India) Nasik, Rane (Madras) Chennai and lastly Rane TRW Steering Systems Chennai. Had played a key role in bringing & popularizing Power Steering Systems on Indian vehicles. For this role he has been recognized by “Who’s Who in Science & Engineering- 2008-09” Was involved in developing no of indigenous Steering (Manual & Hydraulic Power) Systems to replace imported ones on no of indigenous & MNC vehicles. His current interest is in developing concepts for energy-efficient Steering Systems with enhanced safety & improved NVH and Handling performance.

To provide a good grounding in the fundamentals of Steering Systems & Vehicle Handling, in addition to enhancing awareness of the various concepts and technologies available as well as the future trends in these areas

Course Content

  • Steering Systems
  • Fundamentals of Automotive Steering
  • Different types of Steering Systems & Examples
  • Steering Gears, Steering Columns & Steering Linkages
  • Future Steering Systems
  • Fundamentals of Vehicle Handling
  • Major factors affecting Vehicle Handling
  • Suspension system and Handling
  • Steering system and Handling

About the Course

Considering the prevailing traffic/road conditions as well as the burgeoning vehicle population in India, driving safety is of paramount importance. Vehicles that steer and handle well are a pre-requisite to ensure driving safety, apart from reliable Brake Systems. This course aims at providing the necessary basic understandings and appreciation of the relevant concepts and technologies to those Managers & Engineers involved in designing and implementing the Chassis Systems, particularly the Steering System, to satisfy the handling re- quirements , unique to India. In addition, the course will also provide a pre- view of the future technologies in these areas, to be taken into account, for planning future vehi- cles & systems. Comfort & fun of driving as oth- er elements for good Handling

Who should attend?

Engineering Managers & Engineers involved in Chassis Engineering, analysis, Validation in the areas of Suspension, steering, Vehicle Dynamics

Benefits of attending the Course

The participants (from OEMs, Suppliers and Engineering Service Providers and Engineering students) would be in a better position to make relevant / appropriate choices, knowing the re- quirements to be met in respect of Vehicle Han- dling and Steering Systems.

Course Prerequisites

Participants would benefit more if they are Mechanical / Automotive Engineers, with at least 1 year experience, in the subject area

Registation Details:

Rs. 13,000 + 18% GST per delegate for Non-SAEINDIA Member
Rs. 10,000 + 18% GST per delegate for SAE INDIA Member
Rs. 4,000 + 18% GST per faculty Advisor

Mode of payment

Demand Draft / Cheque in favor of “SAEINDIA Southern Section Toptech”, payable at Chennai.
Bank Account Number : 32506111653
Bank Name & Branch : State Bank of India, Kottur
MICR Number : 600002023
IFSC Code : SBIN0001669


SAEINDIA Southern Section *
Block-1, Modules: 29 & 30, SIDCO Electronic Complex ,
Thiru-Vi-Ka Industrial Estate, Guindy,
Chennai – 600032