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Vehicle weight calcs

Vehicle weight calcs

Vehicle weight calcs

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Hi,
Trying to find out the correct formula's for calculating the loading on the axles of a vehicle in respect of placing items,ie. seats etc. within the vehicle structure. (including forward and rearward of the axles and not on a specific centreline.)
Can do the basic calcs but need to go a bit deeper, also effects that the items have on the C.O.G.
Any advice, links or literature details will help.
Thanks.

RE: Vehicle weight calcs

GudBud,

You will find that all you need is elementary statics to perform these calculations. Please check the FAQ for helpful links as well.

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