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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


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

FILE_TYPE = 'rdf'
'flad 2d contact road for testing purposes'
LENGTH = 'mm'
FORCE = 'newton'
ANGLE = 'radians'
MASS = 'kg'
TIME = 'sec'
ROAD_TYPE = 'flat'
LENGTH = 160000.0
WIDTH = 80000.0
LENGTH_SHIFT = 10000.0
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.


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RE: Create tire and wheel in Adams view

Hello @Greg,

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

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