Truck Vehicle Dynamics and Suspensions
- Special Publication
- ISBN 0-7680-1107-8
- 139 pages
This 13-paper collection covers topics from the sessions "Vehicle Dynamics and Simulation" and "New Concepts in Truck Suspensions," held during the 2002 Truck & Bus Meeting & Exhibition. Title list: Improvement of Trucks Ride Dynamics Using a Hydraulic Semi-Active Suspension System; Avoiding Structural Failure via Fault Tolerant Control - An Application on a Truck Frame; Tractor Air Suspension Design and Tuning; Non-Linear Simulation Model for Articulated Vehicles with Controllable Dampers and Flexible Sub-Structures; Design of a Compensating Fifth Wheel for Improving the Roll Dynamic Behavior of Tractor Semi-Trailers; Aspects on Roll and Bounce Damping for Heavy Vehicles; Design Optimization of Heavy Vehicles by Dynamic Simulation; Effect of Oversize Tires on Braking Characteristics and Rollover Propensity of Altered Height Light Duty Truck; Static and Dynamic Roll Stability of Various Commercial Vehicles; Ride Performance Comparison of Trailer Suspension Systems Using Computational Methods; Factors Affecting the Friction Coefficients between Wooden and Plastic Pallets and the Wooden Floor of a Van-Type Semi-Trailer; Integral Suspension System for Motor Vehicles Based on Passive Components; Predicting Vehicle Rollover Propensity.