Test Operations Procedure (TOP) 02-2-002A, Steering and Cornering Behavior
[Technical Report, Final Report]
U.S. Army Aberdeen Test Center
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This TOP prescribes procedures for analyzing the steering and cornering behavior of vehicles and vehicle combinations. The tests described encompass turn ability, maneuverability, response to steady-state and transient steer inputs, handling, directional stability, roll stability, vehicle controllability, accident avoidance maneuver performance, and electronic stability control ESC systems. Pertinent automotive industry standards are referenced for terminology and test methods.
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