Car suspension systems

Refining cornering of vehicles with suspension modification course here.


  1. Keeping the tyre on the road.
  2. The purpose of the shock absorber
  3. The purpose of the spring
  4. General interaction between the the spring and the shock absorber.
  5. A step function.
  6. 1st and 2nd order responses to a step function.
  7. Over and under damped systems.
  8. Rolling weight of wheel
  9. Inertia and resistance to change of direction.
  10. Tyre wall flex, height and tyre pressures.
  11. Tyre compounds.
  12. Vibrations and harmonics