UMTRI researchers possess a strong foundation of engineering principles and analytical methods to explain the performance of automotive vehicles.
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Steven M. Karamihas, Michelle A. Barnes, Robert Otto Rasmussen
This report proposes a framework for specifying coast - down test surfaces that will produce relevant, reproducible road load...
Ma Chunsheng, Jingwen Hu, Zhang Jinhuan.
journal article IN: Advanced Materials Research. Vol. 383 - 390 (2012), p. 5392-5398.
Rollover crashes can be the most dangerous vehicular crashes among all crash types which have a higher fatality rate than other kinds...
Michael Sivak, Marion Pottinger.
This study analyzed two sets of performance ratings for light-duty-vehicle tires. The aim was to ascertain whether some of the ratings...
V. Alkan, S. M. Karamihas and G. Anlas.
journal article IN: International Journal of Automotive Technology. Vol. 12, no. 4 (2011), p. 529?535.
To investigate static tire enveloping characteristics, a three dimensional (3-D) finite element model is proposed. The vertical...
Veysel Alkan, Steven M. Karamihas, Gunay Anlasa.
journal article IN: Vehicle System Dynamics. Vol. 47, no. 5 (May 2009), p. 575-587.
In this study, experiments are conducted to investigate tyre-enveloping characteristics. Four different types of tyres are tested....