Automobile Suspensions

This book is an introduction to the elementary technology of automobile suspensions. Inevitably steering geometry must be included in the text, since the dynamic steering behaviour, road-holding and cornering behaviour are all influenced by the suspension design. Steering mechanisms and steering com...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Campbell, Colin
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: New York, NY Springer US 1981, 1981
Edition:1st ed. 1981
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • 1 Wheels and tyres
  • 2 Springs
  • 3 Suspension principles
  • 4 Suspension geometry
  • 5 Conventional systems
  • 6 Road-holding
  • 7 Dampers
  • 8 Pneumatic suspensions
  • 9 Hydropneumatic suspensions
  • 10 Interconnected and no-roll suspensions
  • 11 A small FWD saloon car: Ford Fiesta S
  • 12 A high-performance sports car: Porsche 928