Motor Vehicle Dynamics: Modeling and Simulation

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World Scientific, 1997 - Transportation - 539 pages
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The book starts with an historical overview of road vehicles. The first part deals with the forces exchanged between the vehicle and the road and the vehicle and the air with the aim of supplying the physical facts and the relevant mathematical models about the forces which dominate the dynamics of the vehicle.The second part deals with the dynamic behaviour of the vehicle in normal driving conditions with some extensions towards conditions encountered in high-speed racing driving.

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Giancarlo Genta is a professor in the Mechanics Department at Politecnico di Torino, in Turin, Italy. He is the Director of the Italian THIRSTS Studies Center, and is also affiliated with the Commission for the exploration of the space interstellare of the International Academy of Astronautica and the Academy of Sciences in Turin.

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