Accession Number : AD0730375

Title :   Background Notes in Vehicle Dynamics,

Corporate Author : STEVENS INST OF TECH HOBOKEN NJ DAVIDSON LAB

Personal Author(s) : Jurkat, M. Peter

Report Date : JUN 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 19

Abstract : The report contains several topics of mathematical, physical and notational background knowledge helpful in the understanding of mathematical vehicle dynamics. Explicitly covered is the derivation of the rate of change of angular momentum, the formulae for motions of discrete non-rigid masses, and a formal development of Eulerian angles. (Author)

Descriptors :   *VEHICLES, EQUATIONS OF MOTION, MATHEMATICAL MODELS, VECTOR ANALYSIS, MOMENTUM, VELOCITY, ACCELERATION, ROLL, PITCH(MOTION), YAW.

Subject Categories : Mechanics
      Surface Transportation and Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE