Accession Number:

ADA063589

Title:

Interactive Vehicle Dynamics and Ride Evaluation Package

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.

Corporate Author:

ARMY TANK-AUTOMOTIVE RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT COMMAND WARREN MI

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1978-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

53.0

Abstract:

This report describes an integrated package for evaluating the dynamic effects of driving a vehicle across any described section of terrain. The model incorporated includes only the pitch and roll motions of the chasis or hull. The package is composed of a four digital computer programs. Each program is designed to be run interactively and does not require that the user have any programming experience. The programs provide the capability to create vehicle data files, perform simulations, and specify the form and types of the output desired. A general description of the model structure, its capabilities and its limitations is included along with user instructions for running each program in the package.

Subject Categories:

  • Electrical and Electronic Equipment
  • Surface Transportation and Equipment

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE