camber angle


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camber angle

[′kam·bər ‚aŋ·gəl]
(mechanical engineering)
The inclination from the vertical of the steerable wheels of an automobile.
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Neural network mapping is an expression of the relationship between slip angle, camber angle, vertical load, and lateral force.
To include more variables in magic formula, Pacejka modified the basic form of the magic formula to obtain PAC2002 tire model by defining new parameters which captures the effect of camber angle, etc.
Driving simulator experiments were conducted in order to confirm the effectiveness of these functions, as well as to improve understanding of the synergistic effects of the steering assistance and chassis control functions: camber angle control and derivative steering assistance (DSA) control.
Significantly wider, lower and more rigid than the previous 3-Series Coupe, it boasts 50:50 weight distribution and, while it shares the same platform as the 3-Series sedan, it comes with a unique calibration for springs, shocks, camber angle and roll center.
While they're soaking, measure the camber angle (Photo 2) and write it down.
Stricto sensu not an independent system, this offers some of the advantages of a fully independent suspension in terms of unsprung weight and constant camber angle on flat rebound, but with limited benefit in terms of reduced interaction between left and right wheels on a bump.
Kinematic characteristics of the suspension refer to variation regularities of parameters such as kingpin inclination angle, camber angle, caster angle and the like when automobile wheels jump up and down, namely, wheels and vehicle body have relative movement in the vertical direction.
The orientation of the wheel by adopting specific values of the camber angle and toe angle influence the forces at the contact patch of the wheel-road (Mariotti & Ficarra, 2008).
We hypothesized that 6[degrees] of camber would be the most efficient camber angle in the subjects with prior manual wheeling experience.
Force and moment testers from the company are said to meet all requirements for tire characteristics, such as dynamic altering of the slip angle, camber angle adjustment and hub drive.
In fact, the camber angle is under computer control.