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Ground Vehicle Engineering


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The Ground Vehicle Engineering Series brings together the top minds in industry and academia to produce high-quality technical books and graduate-level texts on the engineering of various types of vehicles, including conventional and autonomous mobile machines, terrain and highway vehicles, and ground vehicles with novel concepts of motion. It covers applications that include heavy-duty multi-link and pick-up trucks, farm tractors and agriculture machinery, earthmoving machines, passenger cars and SUVs, combat and tactical wheeled and track military applications, and unmanned ground vehicles such as planet rovers, human-assisted robotic vehicles.

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Design and Simulation of Rail Vehicles

Design and Simulation of Rail Vehicles

1st Edition

Maksym Spiryagin, Colin Cole, Yan Quan Sun, Mitchell McClanachan, Valentyn Spiryagin, Tim McSweeney
November 22, 2017

Keep Up with Advancements in the Field of Rail Vehicle Design A thorough understanding of the issues that affect dynamic performance, as well as more inventive methods for controlling rail vehicle dynamics, is needed to meet the demands for safer rail vehicles with higher speed and loads. Design...

Automotive Accident Reconstruction: Practices and Principles

Automotive Accident Reconstruction: Practices and Principles

1st Edition

Donald E. Struble, Ph.D.
March 29, 2017

Automotive Accident Reconstruction: Practices and Principles introduces techniques for gathering information and interpreting evidence, and presents computer-based tools for analyzing crashes. This book provides theory, information and data sources, techniques of investigation, an interpretation of...

Design and Simulation of Heavy Haul Locomotives and Trains

Design and Simulation of Heavy Haul Locomotives and Trains

1st Edition

Maksym Spiryagin, Peter Wolfs, Colin Cole, Valentyn Spiryagin, Yan Quan Sun, Tim McSweeney
September 08, 2016

With the increasing demands for safer freight trains operating with higher speed and higher loads, it is necessary to implement methods for controlling longer, heavier trains. This requires a full understanding of the factors that affect their dynamic performance. Simulation techniques allow...

Dynamics of Wheel-Soil Systems: A Soil Stress and Deformation-Based Approach

Dynamics of Wheel-Soil Systems: A Soil Stress and Deformation-Based Approach

1st Edition

Jaroslaw A. Pytka
August 28, 2012

Why is knowledge of soil stress and deformation state important for off-road locomotion? How do you measure soil stress and deformation under wheel loads? What are the actual values of stresses and deformation in soil or snow under a passing wheel? Providing answers to these questions and more,...

Road Vehicle Dynamics: Fundamentals and Modeling

Road Vehicle Dynamics: Fundamentals and Modeling

1st Edition

Georg Rill
September 21, 2011

In striving for optimal comfort and safety conditions in road vehicles, today’s electronically controlled components provide a range of new options. These are developed and tested using computer simulations in software in the loop or hardware in the loop environments—an advancement that requires...

Driveline Systems of Ground Vehicles: Theory and Design

Driveline Systems of Ground Vehicles: Theory and Design

1st Edition

Alexandr F. Andreev, Viachaslau Kabanau, Vladimir Vantsevich
January 29, 2010

"With this book, Prof. Dr. Vantsevich brings a tremendous contribution to the field of Automotive Transmission and Driveline Engineering, including his innovative methods for optimum driveline synthesis, as well as his experience with the development of various hardware solutions, from the basic...

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