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Offline Sanket Naik

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What is a Quarter Car Model ?
« on: 13/09/2016 08:20:44 »
I have a basic question.

As per my understanding quarter car model is used for dynamic study of suspension system of four wheel vehicles. Quarter car model by its name suggests that all the 4 suspension of the car are same and only one one suspension ( a quarter of a car) is considered for studying the various dynamic characteristics.
But in reality front wheel suspension and rear wheel suspension are of different types.

So how these quarter car analysis is applied to whole car and validated ?



 

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Re: What is a Quarter Car Model ?
« Reply #1 on: 13/09/2016 10:18:59 »
Please do reply if anybody has any answer.
 

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Re: What is a Quarter Car Model ?
« Reply #2 on: 13/09/2016 12:48:15 »
Does it not apply to a complete model of the car a quarter size (25cm to the meter) which can be tested in a much smaller and less expensive wind tunnel.
 

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