Vehicles and Trailers

Vehicles and trailers with 1DOF, 3DOF, and 6DOF motion

Use the vehicle and trailer body blocks to implement 1DOF, 3DOF, and 6DOF vehicle motion.

Blocks

Vehicle Body Total Road LoadVehicle motion using coast-down testing coefficients
Vehicle Body 1DOF LongitudinalTwo-axle vehicle in forward and reverse motion
Vehicle Body 3DOF Longitudinal3DOF rigid vehicle body to calculate longitudinal, vertical, and pitch motion
Vehicle Body 3DOF3DOF rigid vehicle body to calculate longitudinal, lateral, and yaw motion
Vehicle Body 6DOFTwo-axle vehicle body with translational and rotational motion
Vehicle Body 3DOF Three AxlesThree-axle vehicle body with longitudinal, lateral, and yaw motion
Vehicle Body 6DOF Three AxlesThree-axle vehicle tractor body with translational and rotational motion
Trailer Body 3DOFTrailer body with longitudinal, lateral, and yaw motion
Trailer Body 6DOFTrailer body with translational and rotational motion

Topics

Coordinate Systems in Vehicle Dynamics Blockset

Understand coordinate systems for representing vehicle dynamics.

Passenger Vehicle Dynamics Models

Use passenger 3DOF, 7DOF, and 14DOF vehicle dynamic models for ride and handling studies.

Featured Examples