An advanced multibody code for handling and stability analysis of motorcycles

@article{Cossalter2011AnAM,
  title={An advanced multibody code for handling and stability analysis of motorcycles},
  author={Vittore Cossalter and Roberto Lot and Matteo Massaro},
  journal={Meccanica},
  year={2011},
  volume={46},
  pages={943-958}
}
This work illustrates the modelling aspects of an advanced motorcycle multibody model which captures the most important features of the vehicle, including five different suspensions schemes (telescopic fork, telelever, duolever, swingarm and paralever) all provided with their own flexibilities. Several lumped stiffness are used to model the structural compliance of the frame as well as the flexibility of the transmission system. A passive rider model which simulates the interaction of the rider… Expand
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