Commercial Vehicles and Highway Dynamics
- Special Publication
- ISBN 1-56091-857-8
- 72 pages
Contents include: reduction of dynamic pavement loads of heavy vehicles through optimal suspension damping and axle vibration absorber; development of a control system algorithm for a heavy vehicle dynamics model using MATLAB/SIMULINK; dynamic performance of articulated tanker vehicles with different tank geometry; heavy truck suspension dynamics: methods for evaluating suspension road friendliness and ride quality; truck tire wet traction: effects of water depth, speed, tread depth, inflation, and load; directional performance and yaw stability of articulated combination trucks; a discovery to the strength of truck frames; advantages of structural composites in class 8 truck suspensions; development of a leaf spring design program for vehicle suspension systems; and the benefits of tridem axle groups for log truck application.
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