Experimental Validation of the Brush Tire Model
Journal article, 2009

The paper contains an experimental validation of the physically based brush-tire model toward the tire behavior in a number of different realistic conditions. Results of measurements performed with summer, winter, and studded tires on different road foundations such as wet and dry asphalt, basalt, snow, and ice are presented. The purpose behind the validation is to study the possibilities of using the brush model to estimate the friction coefficient from measurements or estimates of the longitudinal tire forces and tire slip. The sensitivity of the included tire parameters toward various factors that may change during normal run of the vehicle is also investigated.


Jacob Svendenius

Magnus Gäfvert

Fredrik Bruzelius

Johan Hultén

Tire Science and Technology

0090-8657 (ISSN)

Vol. 37 122-137

Areas of Advance


Subject Categories

Vehicle Engineering

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