Tire Force and Moment Characteristics

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This Section introduces the forces and moments that are generated in the tire contact patch with an emphasis on their representation in a vehicle handling model. Fundamental definitions such as slip ratio and relaxation length are provided. Example plots are shown to illustrate typical tire force and moment characteristics.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAdvanced Autonomous Vehicle Design for Severe Environments
EditorsVladimir V. Vantsevich, Mike V. Blundell
Place of PublicationAmsterdam, Netherlands
PublisherIOS Press
ISBN (Print)978-161499575-3, 978-161499576-0
Publication statusPublished - 2016

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