Generic 4-Wheeled Vehicle with Independent Suspension – Multibody, Multi-Domain Physical Model in MapleSim – Maplesoft

Generic 4-Wheeled Vehicle with Independent Suspension

This model is a 4-wheeled vehicle with simple prismatic spring-dampers to model the independent suspension at each wheel. This topology, frequently referred-to as the “Sayers model”, is often used by engineers who want to simulate the essential handling and braking behavior of an automobile without the need for detailed suspension components, although they may be incorporated, if necessary. The model uses a Fiala tire to model the tire/contact patch interaction.

This model uses the MapleSim Tire Library.

This model uses the MapleSim Tire Component Library
This model was created with MapleSim 2023.2

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