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Re: [Phys-L] Teaching systems dynamic and feedback control

Bernard Cleyet < <>> wrote on Fri, 14 Nov 2014 11:20:24 -0800:-

/../ Reminds me of a downgraded 'bile by consumer's Union (reports) due to a steering oscillation. The research team found it was due to a "too heavy" steering wheel (moment of inertia). bc remembers the steering damper (dash pot) in his VW bug.

BC reminds me of a stability of vehicles abstract that touched my funny bone...

Absolute command of the obvious I thought: turning a vehicle with a high CG and a narrow wheel base invites roll: lateral weight transfer invites roll.

Brian Whatcott Altus OK