TIRE PARAMETER DETERMINATION. VOLUME I. SUMMARY
The objective of the study was to generate a comprehensive body of the major force and moment characteristics of passenger car and light truck tires currently distributed in the USA, and to present them in a form suitable for vehicle handling computer simulations. Major Program Elements: (1) Ranking of tire construction and performance parameters with respect to their influence on vehicle handling and control, to prevent testing for second and third order effects; (2) Selection of about 400 tires representing the current population of OE and replacement tires in USA; (3) Proof of good correlation between tire data measured on Calspan's Tire Research Facility and corresponding data measured on a passenger car; (4) Preparation of an empirical tire model; (5) Development of a test program; (6) Presentation of test results in a form readily applicable to tire studies and computer modeling.
Calspan Corporation4455 Genesee Street
Buffalo, NY United States 14225
Washington, DC United States 20590
- Schuring, D J
- Publication Date: 1976-11
- Pagination: 27 p.
- TRT Terms: Automated vehicle control; Automobiles; Braking; Construction; Control; Design; Dynamic loads; Dynamic structural analysis; Equipment tests; Force; Maneuverability; Moments (Mechanics); Road tests; Simulation; Stability (Mechanics); Stiffness; Tires; Trucks
- Uncontrolled Terms: Dynamic response; Parameters
- Old TRIS Terms: Moments; Test equipment
- Subject Areas: Construction; Design; Highways; Motor Carriers; Safety and Human Factors; Vehicles and Equipment;
- Accession Number: 00151230
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
- Report/Paper Numbers: CALSPAN-ZM-5563-T-1 Final Rpt.
- Contract Numbers: DOT-HS-4-00923
- Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
- Created Date: Apr 13 1977 12:00AM