A two dimensional, two degree of freedom vehicle model is studied. A randomly profiled road is assumed to impart hyperbolic distributed stationary vertical random displacements to the front and the rear wheel. A computer program has been developed to evaluate transfer function matrices. The performance characteristic of the vehicle based on the Power Spectral Density of the vertical acceleration as well as the rattle space, for different values of damping factors, are studied.
Library of Congress Subject Headings
Motor vehicles--Springs and suspension--Mathematical models; Motor vehicles--Springs and suspension--Data processing; Vibration
Department, Program, or Center
Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering Technology (CAST)
Lokhandwala, Shabbir, "Analysis of vehicle suspension system subjected to random vibration" (1985). Thesis. Rochester Institute of Technology. Accessed from
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