The Science of Vehicle Dynamics Handling, Braking, and Ride of Road and Race Cars

This textbook covers handling and performance of both road and race cars. Mathematical models of vehicles are developed always paying attention to state the relevant assumptions and to provide explanations for each step. This innovative approach provides a deep, yet simple, analysis of the dynamics...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Guiggiani, Massimo
Format: eBook
Published: Cham Springer International Publishing 2018, 2018
Edition:2nd ed. 2018
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Mechanics of the Wheel with Tire
  • Vehicle Model for Handling and Performance
  • Braking Performance
  • The Kinematics of Cornering
  • Handling of Road Cars
  • Handling of Race Cars
  • Ride Comfort and Road Holding
  • Handling with Roll Motion
  • Tire Models