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Suspension Mechanisms

  • Reza N. Jazar

Abstract

The suspension is what links the wheels to the vehicle chassis and allows relative motion. This chapter covers the suspension mechanisms, and discusses the possible relative motions between the wheel and the vehicle chassis. The wheels, through the suspension linkage, must propel, steer, and stop the vehicle, and support the associated forces.

Keywords

Coordinate Frame Rear Axle Leaf Spring Roll Axis Instant Center 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  • Reza N. Jazar
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Aerospace, Mechanical and Manufacturing EngineeringRMIT UniversityBundooraAustralia

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