Calculating the position of turning point for a vehicle must put into consideration the x co-ordinate and y co-ordinate positions of turning point.
There are various parameters you need to be able to calculate these positions. I would start to with how Nickzom Calculator calculates the position of turning point (x co-ordinate).
You are required to have 4 parameters to get the answer for the position and these parameters are:
- Steer Angle of the Rear Outer Wheel
- Rear Track
- Distance of Rear Wheel from Mass Center
- Steer Angle of Rear Inner Wheel
To access this functionalities in Nickzom Calculator, you need to purchase our professional version – Nickzom Calculator+ (The Calculator Encyclopedia). You can access this software via any of these channels:
With that done, Open up the app, select Engineering and click on Open Section.
Click on Mechanical
Then, click on Vehicle Dynamics
Click on Vehicle Kinematics
Next, click on position of turning center for a vehicle
Since we are handling for the x co-ordinate first. Click on Position of Turning Point (x co-ordinate)
This would display a page or activity for you to enter the correct values for the various parameters.
Now, enter the values of the parameters accordingly.
Click on Calculate to display the result for the position of turning point (x co-ordinate)
Now, let me show you how Nickzom Calculator calculates the Position of Turning Point (y co-ordinate).
To get the answer, Nickzom Calculator requires 5 parameters which are:
- Steer Angle of the rare inner wheel
- Rear Track
- Front Track
- Wheel Base
- Steer Angle of Front Inner Wheel
Now on the top side of the current page you would see a navigate link “Position of Turning Center for a Vehicle” like the image shown below. Click on the link
Then click on Position of Turning Point (y co-ordinate)
The page or activity that displays before you is where you enter the accurate values of your parameters.
Enter your values appropriately
Then, click on Calculate for the result from The Calculator Encyclopedia
Therefore, all Mechanical Engineering students and professionals should have this tool to make computation and getting answers to calculations easy and breezy.