To help cycling move forward through engineering research

Mission

Objectives

Research topics

  • To develop knowledge and high-level expertise
  • To quantify cycling phenomena and perceptions
  • To foster knowledge transfers to manufacturers
  • Road bicycle dynamic (vibratory) comfort
  • Cyclist's dynamic comfort perception (psychophysics)
  • Bicycle comfort metrics
  • In-situ measurement of power and energy transmitted to the cyclist
  • In-situ measurement of static and dynamic loads (force and couple)
  • Road bicycle dynamic behaviour and control
  • Static and dynamic numerical simulations

Study at VÉLUS

Master's degree

Ph.D. degree

Industrial projects with VÉLUS

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The VÉLUS Laboratory is a research laboratory that specializes in the study of road bicycle dynamic comfort, and in the measurement in the lab and in the field of loads applied to road bicycles.

 

Best Paper Award

 

THE ENGINEERING OF

SPORT 11

2016 ISEA CONFERENCE

July 11-14, 2016

Delft, The Netherlands

VÉLUS Laboratory

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Université de Sherbrooke

2500 boulevard de l'Université

Sherbrooke (QC) J1K 2R1

Canada

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Updated August 9th, 2018