Accession Number:

AD1081843

Title:

Test Operations Procedure (TOP) 02-2-002A, Steering and Cornering Behavior

Descriptive Note:

Technical Report,01 Oct 2018,25 Sep 2019

Corporate Author:

U.S. Army Aberdeen Test Center Aberdeen Proving Ground United States

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2019-09-25

Pagination or Media Count:

83.0

Abstract:

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.

Subject Categories:

  • Surface Transportation and Equipment
  • Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE