1989-11-01

Vehicle Dynamics Model for Simulation on a Microcomputer 891238

Equations of motion are derived for a two axle, 4 wheeled vehicle pulling a one axle, 2 wheeled trailer. Linear and nonlinear tire side force models are discussed. Examples of computer solutions of the equations are presented for both single vehicle motion and articulated vehicle motion. A comparison of tractor semitrailer maneuvers with experimental data shows good results.

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