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Create tire and wheel in Adams view

Create tire and wheel in Adams view

Create tire and wheel in Adams view

(OP)

I am a beginner of Adams view. I have tried to model tire in Adams view. I came to know it requires a Tire property file ('.tir') and a road property file. I don't know these files are already built-in standard library files or we have to create it ourselves. If it is a standard library file how can I access this file? If not, How could I make myself?

RE: Create tire and wheel in Adams view

There should be a road property file called mdi_2d_flat.rdf lurking somewhere, which is enough to get you going.

Here it is in all its glory

$---------------------------------------------------------------------MDI_HEADER
[MDI_HEADER]
FILE_TYPE = 'rdf'
FILE_VERSION = 5.00
FILE_FORMAT = 'ASCII'
(COMMENTS)
{comment_string)
'flad 2d contact road for testing purposes'
$--------------------------------------------------------------------------UNITS
[UNITS]
LENGTH = 'mm'
FORCE = 'newton'
ANGLE = 'radians'
MASS = 'kg'
TIME = 'sec'
$--------------------------------------------------------------------------MODEL
[MODEL]
METHOD = '2D'
ROAD_TYPE = 'flat'
$-----------------------------------------------------------------------GRAPHICS
[GRAPHICS]
LENGTH = 160000.0
WIDTH = 80000.0
NUM_LENGTH_GRIDS = 16
NUM_WIDTH_GRIDS = 8
LENGTH_SHIFT = 10000.0
WIDTH_SHIFT = 0.0
$---------------------------------------------------------------------PARAMETERS
[PARAMETERS]
OFFSET = 0.0
MU = 1.0


Tire data is a lot harder to get, have a look for C:\Program Files\MSC.Software\Adams\2019_2_2\atire\tires.tbl\pac2002_175_70R13.tir where you may need to change the install directory. That's a Pacejka model so you can modify the coefficients to fit your tire.

If you don't have adams/tire, car or chassis then things start to look a bit awkward. If you want to get into generating your own tir files then https://au.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchang... is a good place to start.

Failing that random googling leads to various websites that have demo tires.



Cheers

Greg Locock


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RE: Create tire and wheel in Adams view

(OP)
Hello @Greg,

Thank you so much for your help!! It means a lot to me. bigsmile

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