Car Suspension and Handling

(0) Erste Bewertung abgeben
CHF 139.00
Auslieferung erfolgt in der Regel innert 3 Wochen.
Fester Einband

Beschreibung

Zusammenfassung Through appendices and diagrams! Car Suspension and Handling! Fourth Edition! outlines the purpose and history of vehicle suspension systems! while defining the basic parameters of suspension geometry.

Klappentext

Outlines the purpose and history of vehicle suspension systems, while defining the basic parameters of suspension geometry.



Zusammenfassung
Through appendices and diagrams, Car Suspension and Handling, Fourth Edition, outlines the purpose and history of vehicle suspension systems, while defining the basic parameters of suspension geometry.

Inhalt

Preface to the Fourth Edition xi; Preface to the First Edition xiii; Notation xv; Chapter 1 Introduction 1; 1.1 Scope and Layout of the Book 1; 1.2 The Function of the Suspension System 3; 1.3 Suspension Geometry 9; 1.4 Kinematics and Compliance (K&C) 17; 1.5 Vehicle Dynamics 18; 1.6 References 19; Chapter 2 Disturbances and Sensitivity 23; 2.1 Road Irregularities 23; 2.2 Influence of Wheel Size 25; 2.3 Subjective Assessment of Ride 25; 2.4 Human Sensitivity to Vibration 27; 2.5 Measurement Standards for Vibration 30; 2.6 Influence of Noise on Assessment of Ride Comfort 34; 2.7 Influence of Phase of Differential Vibration on Assessment of Ride Comfort 35; 2.8 References 36; Chapter 3 The Wheel and Tire 39; 3.1 Introduction 39; 3.2 The Wheel Rim 39; 3.3 Tire Size Designation 43; 3.4 Tire Construction Types 45; 3.5 Tire Properties with Reference to Vehicle Braking 51; 3.6 Tire Properties with Reference to Vehicle Cornering 54; 3.7 Rolling Resistance 69; 3.8 Tire Uniformity 72; 3.9 Aspect Ratios 76; 3.10 Tire Selection and Air Chamber Geometry 77; 3.11 References 81; Chapter 4 Steering 83; 4.1 Dynamic Function of the Steering System 83; 4.2 Steering Angles: Effects of Tire Slip Angles and Steering and Suspension Kinematics 84; 4.3 Relative Positions of Front- and Rear-Wheel Tracks 89; 4.4 Understeer and Oversteer 89; 4.5 Directional Stability 92; 4.6 Torque in the Steering System 94; 4.7 Steering Torque Effects Due to Steering Geometry 95; 4.8 The Steering Column 99; 4.9 Steering Gear 101; 4.10 Constant Velocity (CV) Driveshaft Joints 104; 4.11 Torque Steer Effects 108; 4.12 Front-Wheel Steering Oscillations - Shimmy 110; 4.13 Power Assistance 114; 4.14 Electric Power Steering 119; 4.15 Rear-Wheel Steering Systems 121; 4.16 References 124; Chapter 5 Suspension Systems and Their Effects 127; 5.1 An Introduction to Suspension Design 127; 5.2 Suspension Systems in Common Use 129; 5.3 Spring Function and Theory 129; 5.4 Energy Storage Capacities 131; 5.5 Spring Natural Frequencies 133; 5.6 Leaf Springs 135; 5.7 Torsion Bars and Coil Springs 137; 5.8 Coil Spring Rates 139; 5.9 Wishbone Suspensions - Effect on Wheel Rates 140; 5.10 Gas Springs 142; 5.11 Ride Height Control 144; 5.12 Bump and Rebound Stops 146; 5.13 Interaction of Front and Rear Suspensions to Single Applied Disturbances 150; 5.14 Effect of Regularly Repeated Disturbances 153; 5.15 Suspension Roll-Center Height Determination 154; 5.16 Suspension Geometry for Anti-Dive and Anti-Squat 158; 5.17 Compliance - Effect on Road Noise and Harshness 162; 5.18 References 163; Chapter 6 Dampers 165; 6.1 Types of Damping 165; 6.2 Damping Effects on Vehicle Ride Spectra 166; 6.3 Damping Characteristics 168; 6.4 Measurement of Damper Characteristics 173; 6.5 Hydraulic Dampers 174; 6.6 Types of Hydraulic Dampers 175; 6.7 Lever-Arm Dampers 176; 6.8 Telescopic Dampers 176; 6.9 Other Arrangements - Hydropneumatic 183; 6.10 Critical Damping Coefficients 184; 6.11 References 185; Chapter 7 Front Suspensions 187; 7.1 Front Beam Axle - Reasons for Decline in Use 187; 7.2 Independent Suspensions 188; 7.3 Significant Obsolete Systems 189; 7.4 Recent Independent Suspension Systems 193; 7.5 Double Steering-Pivot Front Suspensions 199; 7.6 Friction in Strut and Link Type Suspensions 199; 7.7 References 201; Chapter 8 Rear Suspensions 203; 8.1 Classification of Types 203; 8.2 Live Rear Axles 204; 8.3 De Dion Axles 207; 8.4 Dead Rear Axles for Front-Wheel Drive Vehicles 209; 8.5 Twist-Beam Rear Axles for Front-Wheel Drive Vehicles 211; 8.6 Independent Rear Suspension Systems - Swing Axles 215; 8.7 Independent Rear Suspension Systems - Trailing and Semi-Trailing Arms 217; 8.8 Independent Rear Suspension Systems - Wishbones 223; 8.9 Independent Rear Suspension Systems - Multi-Link, and Strut and Link 224; 8.10 References 228; Chapter 9 Drive Layouts and Their Effects 231; 9.1 Drive Layouts 231; 9.2 Background to Front-Wheel Drive 232; 9.3 Front-Drive Versus Rear-Drive Arguments 234; 9.4 Modern Design Priorities 235; 9.5 Mass Distribution 236; 9.6 Dynamic Characteristics 239; 9.7 Four-Whe

Mehr anzeigen

Produktinformationen

Titel
Car Suspension and Handling
Autor
EAN
9781860584398
ISBN
978-1-86058-439-8
Format
Fester Einband
Herausgeber
John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Genre
Maschinenbau
Anzahl Seiten
476
Gewicht
858g
Größe
H237mm x B152mm x T35mm
Jahr
2004
Untertitel
Englisch
Mehr anzeigen
Andere Kunden kauften auch