1989-11-01

Directional Dynamics Considerations for Multi-Articulated, Multi-Axled Heavy Vehicles 892499

Directional performance characteristics of heavy truck combinations are reviewed with respect to the influences of multiple axles and articulation points. The performance characteristics considered include steady turning, directional stability, and forced responses in obstacle avoidance maneuvers. The review provides useful insights to engineers interested in the handling and safety qualities of these types of vehicles.

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