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Energy loss in truck tyres and suspensions

In: Proceedings, IAVSD Symposium, 16th, 29 Aug - 3 Sept 1999, Pretoria (South Africa)

Authors: A. A. Popov, C. B. Winkler, David Cebon, David J. Cole

The paper describes rolling resistance results for heavy vehicle tyres obtained by measurements on a large drum and by calculations using a flexible ring tyre model. Accurate estimates of the tyre parameters are obtained through experimental modal analysis. For the covering abstract see ITRD E117109.