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Chapter 1: INTRODUCTION
1.1 Ride & Handling versus Comfort & Grip
1.2 Terms and Datums
1.3 Damper Theory
1.4 Spring Theory
1.5 Classical/Kinematic Roll Centre Theory
Chapter 2: LITERATURE REVIEW
2.1 Human Vibration
2.2 Vehicle Dynamics
2.3 Testing
Chapter 3: GRIP
Figure 8: Tire Characteristic
3.1 Weight Transfer: Lateral Mechanisms vs. Vertical Mechanisms
Figure 9: Static Vehicle
3.2 Unsprung & Sprung Weight Transfer
3.3 Geometric Weight Transfer
Geometric Weight Transfer
3.4 Elastic Weight Transfer
3.5 Transient Weight Transfer
3.6 Longitudinal Effects
3.7 Vertical Effects (Modal)
3.7.1 Heave
3.7.2 Pitch
3.7.3 Roll
3.7.4 Warp
3.7.5 Using Modal Behaviour for Suspension Tuning
3.8 Exceptions to the Rule
3.9 Grip Quantification: ALDV
4.1 ISO 2631
4.2 Comfort: Objective Quantification; ISO Method5
Figure 13: Wk filter
4.3 Comfort: Subjective Quantification
Chapter 5: SIMLATION AND MODELING
5.1 CarSim
5.2 Four-post Testing
5.3 Validation
Figure 20: Simulated Validation Test
5.4 Analysis
5.5 Stimulation Profiles
5.5.1 Pulsed Profile Architecture
5.5.2 Comfort Profile
5.5.3 Grip Profile
5.5.4 Continuous Profile
Chapter 6: RESULTS
6.1 Grip Results
Figure 24: Results of damper changes on grip
6.2 ISO Method Comfort Results
Figure 26: Normalized eVDV
6.3 Objective Comfort Results
Figure 27: Effect of dampers on comfort
Figure 28: Effect of springs on comfort
6.4 Subjective Comfort Results
Figure 30: Narrow Band Subjective Comfort Results
Chapter 7: CONCLUSIONS
7.1 Limitations
Chapter 8: FUTURE RESEARCH
REFERENCES
APPENDIX A: Letter of Permission
APPENDIX B: CarSim Model Parameters
APPENDIX C: Transducers, Sensors and Data Acquisition
APPENDIX D: Grip Profile
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