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Fundamentals of Vehicle Dynamics
This book attempts to find a middle ground by balancing engineering principles and equations of use to every automotive engineer with practical explanations of the mechanics involved, so that thoseExpand
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The acceleration performance of heavy trucks starting on grades represents an important boundary consideration in highway design. Trucks generally possess the lowest levels of accelerationExpand
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On the Directional Response Characteristics of Heavy Trucks
The cornering performance of heavy trucks incorporating multiple, non-steering axles and dual tyres is examined in the linear regime to identify how this performance differs from that of the simpleExpand
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Model-Based Design of a SUV Anti-rollover Control System
This article presents a methodology to apply ModelBased Design to develop and automatically optimize vehicle stability control systems. Such systems are employed to improve the dynamic rolloverExpand
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Roll Dynamics of Commercial Vehicles
SUMMARY An analytical model is developed here for studying the roll dynamics of commercial vehicles. Large displacements and rotations are accounted for in this nonlinear model so that it can be usedExpand
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Constant velocity yaw/roll program: user's manual
This document is a User's Manual for the computer-based mathematical simulation program entitled "Constant Velocity Yaw/Roll Model" developed in 1980 at the University of Michigan TransportationExpand
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A rationale for establishing the period of validity for CVSA truck inspection decals. Final report
Commercial vehicle inspections are conducted by state enforcement personnel under the Motor Carrier Safety Assistance Program (MCSAP) for the purpose of removing defective trucks from the road.Expand
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A computerized model for simulating the braking and steering dynamics of trucks, tractor-semitrailers, doubles, and triples combinations - users' manual, phase 4. Final report
This report contains the information needed to use a detailed, computerized model (called "PHASE 4" for simulating the braking, directional, and/or braking performance of heavy trucks and combinationExpand
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