3. Vehicle Longitudinal Dynamics

  1. Behrooz Mashadi1 and
  2. David Crolla2

Published Online: 22 NOV 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781119958376.ch3

Vehicle Powertrain Systems

Vehicle Powertrain Systems

How to Cite

Mashadi, B. and Crolla, D. (2012) Vehicle Longitudinal Dynamics, in Vehicle Powertrain Systems, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119958376.ch3

Author Information

  1. 1

    Iran University of Science and Technology, Iran

  2. 2

    University of Sunderland, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 NOV 2011
  2. Published Print: 13 JAN 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470666029

Online ISBN: 9781119958376

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Keywords:

  • vehicle longitudinal dynamics;
  • tractive forces;
  • MATLAB® codes;
  • power source, torque and ICE;
  • electric motors, hybrid;
  • resistive forces;
  • frictional, air resistance;
  • vehicle CPP;
  • CTP;
  • tyre traction, tyre slip

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Torque Generators

  • Tractive Force

  • Resistive Forces

  • Vehicle Constant Power Performance (CPP)

  • Constant Torque Performance (CTP)

  • Fixed Throttle Performance (FTP)

  • Throttle Pedal Cycle Performance (PCP)

  • Effect of Rotating Masses

  • Tyre Slip

  • Performance on a Slope

  • Vehicle Coast Down

  • Driveline Losses

  • Conclusion

  • Review Questions

  • Problems

  • Further Reading

  • References