Tire and vehicle dynamics

The definitive book on tire mechanics by the acknowledged world expert Covers everything you need to know about pneumatic tires and their impact on vehicle performance, including mathematic modeling and its practical application Written by the acknowledged world authority on the topic and the name b...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Pacejka, H. B.
Other Authors: Besselink, Igo
Format: eBook
Published: Oxford, UK Butterworth-Heinemann 2012
Edition:3rd ed
Online Access:
Collection: O'Reilly - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 593-601) and index
  • 1. Tire characteristics and vehicle handling and stability
  • 2. Basic tire modeling considerations
  • 3. Theory of steady-state slip force and moment generation
  • 4. Semi-empirical tire models
  • 5. Non-steady-state out-of-plane string-based tire models
  • 6. Theory of the wheel shimmy phenomenon
  • 7. Single contact point transient tire models
  • 8. Applications of transient tire models
  • 9. Short wavelength intermediate frequency tire model
  • 10. Dynamic tire response to short road unevennesses
  • 11. Motorcycle dynamics
  • 12. Tire steady-state and dynamic test facilities
  • 13. Outlines of three advanced dynamic tire models