dynamic stability

dynamic stability

[dī¦nam·ik stə′bil·əd·ē]
(mechanics)
The characteristic of a body, such as an aircraft, rocket, or ship, that causes it, when disturbed from an original state of steady motion in an upright position, to damp the oscillations set up by restoring moments and gradually return to its original state. Also known as stability.

dynamic stability

dynamic stability
The characteristics of an aircraft that, when disturbed from an original state of steady flight or motion, allow it to damp the oscillations using its inherent restoring moments and gradually return to its original state.
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As BMW introduces a number of advanced safety systems on its vehicles, including Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) and xDrive all-wheel-drive, engineers will be tasked with making sure the systems improve the responsiveness and handling of vehicles, as opposed to becoming an intrusive nanny trying to spoil the experience.
Standard kit includes electronic brake force distribution with brake-assist, dynamic stability control and traction control, front, side and curtain air bags, climate control and cruise control.
Priced from pounds 26,995, the car which is fitted with a range of devices designed to improve its off-road capabilities, including electronic traction control, dynamic stability control and terrain response mechanisms Land Rover claims that the car's safety features, which include eight airbags and anti-intrusion side beams.
A patented Terrain Response four-wheel-drive system, Dynamic Stability Control, and Hill Descent Control are just a few of the features that keep the tires true and on the ground.
Dual stage airbags for driver and front passenger, side impact bags to protect the chest, an inflatable curtain to guard against head injuries plus Volvo's whiplash system along with dynamic stability and traction control are all included as standard.
Another development from Prodrive, using the expertise from the world's top rally cars, is a new dynamic stability enhancement system called Active Torque Dynamics.
This book concentrates on the conflict between dynamic stability and guidance, and how the arrangement of the suspension system, connecting the wheelsets to the car, can be used to optimize steering and stability.
These include front, side and curtain airbags, anti-lock brakes with electronic brake distribution, brake assistance, dynamic stability control, and automatic ride height control.
Six airbags, full rollover protection, dynamic stability control, cornering brake control and ABS are all standard.
The new BMW X3 features advanced safety technologies such as attentiveness assistance, dynamic stability control (DSC) including cornering brake control (CBC), electric parking brake with auto hold and side-impact protection among others, besides six airbags.
It features an Active M Differential, a recalibrated Dynamic Stability Control system, a front strut brace for added rigidity, M Sport brakes with larger discs and callipers, larger kidney grilles, a custom front skirt and interiors with sports bucket seats covered in black leather.

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