Basic principles of vehicle dynamics

  • Friedrich Kost
Part of the Bosch Professional Automotive Information book series (BPAI)


A body can only be made to move or change course by the action of forces. Many forces act upon a vehicle when it is being driven. An important role is played by the tires as any change of speed or direction involves forces acting on the tires.


Lateral Force Road Surface Aerodynamic Drag Tire Force Antilock Brake System 
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© Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  • Friedrich Kost
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  1. 1.FriedrichshafenGermany

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