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TECHNICAL BRIEFS

Steady-State Cornering of Two-Wheeled Vehicles

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A. I. Krauter

Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca, N. Y.

J. Appl. Mech 40(3), 819-821 (Sep 01, 1973) (3 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3423101 History: Received August 01, 1972; Revised March 01, 1973; Online July 12, 2010

Abstract

The classic work of Whitcomb and Milliken on the steady-state cornering of automobiles is generalized to include a simplified two-wheeled vehicle. The relationship which results, similar to that of Whitcomb and Milliken, gives the radius of the path of the vehicle in terms of vehicle parameters, vehicle speed, and steering head angle.

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