Why jerk is important in vehicle dynamics


Race Track Setup discusses jerk and the Nurburgring. The speed of driver inputs (steering, throttle and braking) determines the jerk of the vehicle in the longitudinal and lateral domain. The jerk then determines the suspension deflection velocity, which determines the speed of load transfer.

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Adam divides his time as an editor between the worlds of aviation and motoring. These worlds may seem a little diverse today, but autonomous technology and future urban mobility is bringing them ever-closer. Adam is also chairman of the Vehicle Dynamics International Awards.

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