A trailer having a rigid axle does not quite follow the path of its tractor. The author describes the basic geometry and kinematics involved. The subject matter is arranged under headings (a) transient trailer path in turn, (b) design criterion, and (c) transient trailer path when straightening out.
Issue Section:Research Papers
Topics:Kinematics, Transients (Dynamics), Design, Geometry
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