Analysis of Vehicle Stability in Crosswinds
Published June 12, 2000 by Society of Automotive Engineers of Korea in South Korea
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Recently, the improvement of the straight line stability has been required in mini-sized vehicles to be equivalent to that of compact cars, particularly the crosswinds stability at high speed. In this study, the new numerical simulation method has been developed, for improving efficiency, by combining the CFD (Computational Fluid Dynamics) analysis with the numerical analysis of vehicle dynamics. The vehicle behavior in the crosswinds is computed using the full-vehicle dynamic simulation model included the 6 components of aerodynamic force of the gravity center.
CitationFujihashi, K. and Okumura, K., "Analysis of Vehicle Stability in Crosswinds," SAE Technical Paper 2000-05-0255, 2000.
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