Interaction of Suspension Design with Vehicle Ride
The continual demand for improved mobility and agility of military off-road vehicles has led to ever-increasing installed power, with power/weight ratios currently over 2 kW/kN, even for Main Battle Tanks. As a result of this, over a high proportion of terrains the speed is now limited, not by the power, but by the ability of the equipment and crew to sustain the shock and vibration transmitted from the ground.
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