Tire and Vehicle Dynamics book cover

Tire and Vehicle Dynamics

Hardbound, 672 Pages

Published: April 2012

Imprint: Butterworth Heinemann

ISBN: 978-0-08-097016-5


  • ''An indispensable companion to every engineer working in vehicles system dynamics''--Prof. P. Lugner, Editor-of-Chief for the International Journal of Vehicle System Dynamics

    "Pacejka (Delft U. of Technology, the Netherlands) updates the 2006 edition of his 2002 textbook and reference on modeling the dynamic behavior of inflated tires as components of vehicles. Readers are assumed to be students or practicing mechanical engineers, and the exercises require standard tools of the trade. His topics include basic tire modeling considerations, the theory of steady-state slip force and moment generation, single-contact-point transient tire models, the dynamic tire response to short road unevennesses, and motorcycle dynamics."--Reference and Research Book News, August 2012, page 264


  • 1. Tyre Characteristics and Vehicle Handling and Stability
    2. Basic Tyre Modelling Considerations
    3. Theory of Steady-State Slip Force and Moment Generation
    4. Semi-Empirical Tyre Models
    5. Non-Steady-State Out-of-Plane String-Based Tyre Models
    6. Theory of the Wheel Shimmy Phenomenon
    7. Single Contact Point Transient Tyre Models
    8. Applications of Transient Tyre Models
    9. Short Wavelength Intermediate Frequency Tyre Model
    10. Dynamic Tyre Response to Short Road Unevennesses
    11. Motorcycle Dynamics
    12. Tyre steady-state and dynamic test facilities
    13. Outlines of Three Advanced Dynamic Tyre Models: The RMOD-K Tyre Model, The FTire Tyre Model, The MF-Swift Tyre Model
    Appendix 1. Sign Conventions for Force and Moment and Wheel Slip
    Appendix 2. Online Information
    Appendix 3. MF-Tyre/MF-Swift Parameters and Estimation Methods


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