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four-wheel vehicle suspension systemFour-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).
Document ID
19900000415
Document Type
Other - NASA Tech Brief
Authors
Bickler, Donald B.
(Caltech)
Date Acquired
August 14, 2013
Publication Date
August 1, 1990
Publication Information
Publication: NASA Tech Briefs
Volume: 14
Issue: 8
ISSN: 0145-319X
Subject Category
MECHANICS
Report/Patent Number
NPO-17407
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.