THE DYNAMIC PERFORMANCE OF ARTICULATED HIGHWAY VEHICLES--A REVIEW OF THE STATE OF THE ART

THIS PAPER REVIEWS THE STATE OF THEORETICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL TECHNOLOGY RELATIVE TO THE DYNAMIC PERFORMANCE OF ARTICULATED HIGHWAY VEHICLES. THE REVIEW CONTAINS THREE MAJOR SECTIONS CORRESPONDING TO THE TRADITIONAL BREAKDOWN OF VEHICLE PERFORMANCE: DIRECTIONAL PERFORMANCE, BRAKING PERFORMANCE, AND COMBINED DIRECTIONAL AND BRAKING PERFORMANCE. AN ATTEMPT IS MADE TO TAKE A FRANKLY EVALUATIVE POINT OF VIEW AND TO POINT OUT KNOWLEDGE GAPS AND UNANSWERED QUESTIONS, IN ADDITION TO DOCUMENTING PREVIOUS ACCOMPLISHMENTS AND PROGRESS. THE PAPER CONCLUDES WITH SOME RECOMMENDATIONS FOR FUTURE RESEARCH CONSISTENT WITH THE FINDINGS OF THE REVIEW. /AUTHOR/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Rept No Sae 710223, 10 PP, REFS
  • Corporate Authors:

    Highway Safety Research Institute

    Huron Parkway and Baxter Road
    Ann Arbor, MI  USA  48109
  • Authors:
    • Dugoff, H
    • Murphy, R W
  • Publication Date: 1971

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00223730
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Nat Safety Council Safety Res Info Serv
  • Files: TRIS, ATRI
  • Created Date: May 9 1972 12:00AM