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Tyre technology

Author: Tom French
Publisher: Bristol : Institute of Physics Publ, 2002.
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Although an essential requirement of most types of vehicles, the pneumatic tyre has remained at the fringes of engineering science. This volume deals with all aspects of the technology of pneumatic  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tom French
ISBN: 0852743602 9780852743607
OCLC Number: 50216143
Notes: Originally published: Bristol : A. Hilger, ©1989.
Description: x, 170 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: What is a pneumatic tyre?; cross ply and radial ply constructions; tubed and tubeless tyres; tread patterns; punctures; basic functions of the pneumatic tyre - introduction and early development; how the tyre carries the load; the tyre's contribution to vibration and noise reduction; the tyre's function as a "spring"; the tyre's contribution to driving control and to road adhesion; tyre friction under practical conditions; the tyre's contribution to driving control; steering control - self-aligning torque; other characteristics of tyres affecting driver/vehicle control; interaction of basic tyre control properties with vehicle characteristics; tyres for two-wheeled vehicles - bicycles and motorcycles; passenger car tyres and racing tyres; tyre deflation; tyres for trucks, agricultural and earthmoving vehicles; aeroplane tyres; tyres for military vehicles.
Responsibility: Tom French.


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