Overview Camber plays a big role on vehicle balance and control. The inclination angle of the tires affect not only the maximum lateral grip but also the tire stiffness, which impacts on driver sensitivity, as well as...
Overview This case study shows how to find the tie rod inner and outer ball joints coordinates that provide the best compromise between Ackerman angle in steering, the steering ratio and a custom bump steer curve while...
Overview This case study shows how to optimize the motion ratio values of a Push/Pull Rod system. The main objective is to achieve a targeted value of motion ratio for a heave motion by changing the rocker pickup...
How load transfer plays out at the start of a corner and why it’s vital to understand exactly what a car‘s doing during these first few metres.
Righting the wrongs about load transfer.
Understanding the ‘necessary evil’ and how and why it is detrimental to performance.
Explaining the process used to determine anti-roll bar stiffness.
Determining anti-roll bar stiffness using delta values.
Understanding damping ratios and the notion of critical damping.
The meaning and usefulness of suspended mass natural frequency numbers.