Accession Number : ADA316941

Title :   Effective Numerical Methods for Vehicle Dynamics.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : MINNESOTA UNIV MINNEAPOLIS DEPT OF COMPUTER SCIENCE

Personal Author(s) : Petzold, Linda

PDF Url : ADA316941

Report Date : 18 SEP 1996

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : This research project focussed on the enhancement of current vehicle simulation capabilities of TARDEC. Problems addressed included development of new numerical algorithms for efficiently simulating mechanical systems with low-amplitude, high-frequency vibrations, and development of numerical methods and models for impacts and collisions.

Descriptors :   *SIMULATION, *VEHICLES, *NUMERICAL METHODS AND PROCEDURES, ALGORITHMS, HIGH FREQUENCY, VIBRATION, DYNAMICS, DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS, MECHANICAL COMPONENTS.

Subject Categories : Numerical Mathematics
      Surface Transportation and Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE