A Tyre Engineer Looks Critically at Current Traction Physics
Steady state sliding friction of tyre tread materials and energy loss concepts.
Tyres on vehicles in reference to topic 1.
Peak friction on braked wheels.
Micro and macro topographical road features and their consequences in tyre behaviour.
- 5.Tread design features.
Slots, cuts, and sipes.
Bulk modulus of tread rubber-trapped water globules.
Three zone contact concept.
Tyre losses under torque conditions and the effective moment arm.
Tread reversion phenomena.
KeywordsRoad Surface Hysteresis Loss Slip Ratio Contact Patch Mastic Asphalt
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