loaded radius


loaded radius
the distance from the center of tire contact to the wheel center measured in the wheel plane.

Mechanics glossary. 2013.

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  • radial force variation — the periodic variation of the normal force of a loaded straight free rolling tire which repeats each revolution at a fixed loaded radius, given mean normal force, constant speed, given inflation pressure and test surface curvature …   Mechanics glossary

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  • lateral force variation — the periodic variation of lateral force of a straight free rolling tire which repeats each revolution, at a fixed loaded radius, given mean normal force, constant speed, given inflation pressure and test surface curvature …   Mechanics glossary


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