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Road Load Measurement Using Onboard Anemometry and Coastdown Techniques
- Ground Vehicle Standard
Published May 26, 2020 by SAE International in United States
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This SAE Recommended Practice establishes a procedure for determination of vehicle road load force for speeds between 115 km/h and 15 km/h (or between 70 mph and 10 mph). It employs the coastdown method and applies to vehicles designed for on-road operation. The final result is a model of road load force (as a function of speed) during operation on a dry, level road under reference conditions of 20 °C (68 °F), 98.21 kPa (29.00 in-Hg), no wind, no precipitation, and the transmission in neutral.
This document has been updated to align it with SAE J2264 and Environmental Protection Agency guidance CD-15-04, issued February 23, 2015. The document has also been edited for clarity.
Data Sets - Support Documents
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Light Duty Vehicle Performance and Economy Measure Committee
Provide technical guidance in the measurement of on the road light duty vehicle performance characteristic of acceleration, road force to dynamometer simulation and fuel economy.
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