Adapting an Articulated Vehicle to its Drivers

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Xiaobo Yang, Subhash Rakheja, Ion Stiharu

1455 de Maisonneuve Blvd., West, CONCAVE Research Centre, Concordia University, Montréal, Québec, Canada H3G 1M8

J. Mech. Des 123(1), 132-140 (Jul 01, 2000) (9 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1336797 History: Received August 01, 1999; Revised July 01, 2000
Copyright © 2001 by ASME
Topics: Vehicles , Yaw
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