Title: Evaluation of ride comfort
Authors: Stojan Cucuz
Addresses: Institut fur Fahrzeugtechnik, TU Braunschweig, Germany
Abstract: Problems of ride quality have been with us since transport began. Passengers are exposed to vibrations which reduce comfort. This paper considers the problem of weighting of specific vibrations occurring in passenger cars during the ride, according to their severity. A passengers| specific sitting position defines the vibration input through seat, feet and hands (for driver only).
Keywords: passenger comfort; passenger vehicles; ride comfort; vehicle design; vibration analysis; vibration weighting; vehicle vibration; ride quality; sitting positions.
International Journal of Vehicle Design, 1994 Vol.15 No.3/4/5, pp.318 - 325
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