REVIEW OF VEHICLE DIMENSIONS AND PERFORMANCE CHARACTERISTICS

A REVIEW IS PRESENTED OF DIMENSIONS AND PERFORMANCE CHARACTERISTICS OF CURRENT PASSENGER CARS RELEVANT TO HIGHWAY AND TRAFFIC ENGINEERING, INCLUDING TRENDS FOR THE LAST 25 YEARS. INCLUDED ARE TREND STUDIES OF SUCH FACTORS AS PASSING PERFORMANCE, ACCELERATION CHARACTERISTICS, FUEL ECONOMY, HORSEPOWER, SIZE, WEIGHT, GROUND CLEARANCE, APPROACH AND DEPARTURE ANGLES, TREAD WIDTH, CENTER OF GRAVITY HEIGHT, AND DRIVER EYE HEIGHT. /AUTHOR/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Vol 39, pp 467-478, 30 FIG, 7 REF
  • Authors:
    • STONEX, K A
  • Publication Date: 1960

Media Info

  • Monograph Title: Proceedings of the Thirty-Ninth Annual Meeting of the Highway Research Board, Washington, D.C., January 11-15, 1960
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00223538
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Aug 23 1971 12:00AM