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Title: Vehicle Dynamics
Department: Engineering Design
Author: Dr. R. Krishnakumar
University: IIT Madras
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Introduction to Vehicle Dynamics
Longitudinal Dynamics
Vehicle Load Distribution Acceleration and Braking - Brake Force Distribution, Braking Efficiency and Braking Distance - Longitudinal dynamics of a Tractor-Semi Trailer
Tire Mechanics An Introduction
Mechanical Properties of Rubber - Slip, Grip and Rolling Resistance - Tire Construction and Force Development - Contact Patch and Contact Pressure Distribution
A Simple Tire Model
Lateral Force Generation - Ply Steer and Conicity - Tire Models Magic Formula - Classification of Tire Models and Combined Slip
Lateral Dynamics
Bicycle Model - Stability and Steering Conditions - Understeer Gradient and State space Approach - Handling Response of a Vehicle - Mimuro Plot for Lateral Transient Response - Parameters affecting vehicle handling characteristics
Subjective and Objective Evaluation of Vehicle Handling
Vertical Dynamics
Rollover Prevention - Half Car Model - Quarter Car Model
Noise, Vibration and Harshness Random Processes
 
   
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