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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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Road Vehicle Dynamics Fundamentals and Modeling with MATLAB®

Road Vehicle Dynamics: Fundamentals and Modeling with MATLAB®

2nd Edition

Forthcoming

By Georg Rill, Abel Arrieta Castro
February 01, 2022

Road Vehicle Dynamics: Fundamentals and Modeling with MATLAB®, Second Edition combines coverage of vehicle dynamics concepts with MATLAB v9.4 programming routines and results, along with examples and numerous chapter exercises. Improved and updated, the revised text offers new coverage of active ...

Rail Vehicle Mechatronics

Rail Vehicle Mechatronics

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Maksym Spiryagin, Stefano Bruni, Christopher Bosomworth, Peter Wolfs, Colin Cole
December 09, 2021

This unique and up-to-date work surveys the use of mechatronics in rail vehicles, notably traction, braking, communications, data sharing, and control. The results include improved safety, comfort, and fuel efficiency. Mechatronic systems are a key element in modern rail vehicle design and ...

Control Applications of Vehicle Dynamics

Control Applications of Vehicle Dynamics

1st Edition

By Jingsheng Yu, Vladimir Vantsevich
September 10, 2021

This book presents essential knowledge of car vehicle dynamics and control theory with NI LabVIEW software product application, resulting in a practical yet highly technical guide for designing advanced vehicle dynamics and vehicle system controllers. Presenting a clear overview of fundamental ...

Automotive Accident Reconstruction Practices and Principles, Second Edition

Automotive Accident Reconstruction: Practices and Principles, Second Edition

2nd Edition

By Donald E. Struble, John D. Struble
February 04, 2020

This fully updated edition presents practices and principles applicable for the reconstruction of automobile and commercial truck crashes. Like the First Edition, it starts at the very beginning with fundamental principles, information sources, and data gathering and inspection techniques for ...

Design and Simulation of Rail Vehicles

Design and Simulation of Rail Vehicles

1st Edition

By 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

By 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

By 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

By 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

By 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

By 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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