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Record 12 of 8663
Four-Wheel Vehicle Suspension System
Author and Affiliation:
Bickler, Donald B.(Caltech)
Abstract: Four-wheel suspension system uses simple system of levers with no compliant components to provide three-point suspension of chassis of vehicle while maintaining four-point contact with uneven terrain. Provides stability against tipping of four-point rectangular base, without rocking contact to which rigid four-wheel frame susceptible. Similar to six-wheel suspension system described in "Articulated Suspension Without Springs" (NPO-17354).
Publication Date: Aug 01, 1990
Document ID:
19900000415
(Acquired Nov 04, 1995)
Accession Number: 90B10415
Subject Category: MECHANICS
Report/Patent Number: NPO-17407
Document Type: NASA Tech Brief
Publication Information: NASA Tech Briefs (ISSN 0145-319X); 14; 8; P. 55
Publisher Information: United States
Financial Sponsor: NASA; United States
Organization Source: Jet Propulsion Lab., California Inst. of Tech.; Pasadena, CA, United States
Description: In English
Distribution Limits: Unclassified; Publicly available; Unlimited
Rights: No Copyright
NASA Terms: LEVERS; SURFACE VEHICLES; SUSPENSION SYSTEMS (VEHICLES)
Availability Source: National Technology Transfer Center (NTTC), Wheeling, WV
Availability Notes: Additional information available through: National Technology Transfer Center (NTTC), Wheeling, WV 26003, (Tel: 1-800-678-6882).
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