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which can be described, for linear axle characteristics, as

Fy=Yβ·β=(Cα1+Cα2)·β

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The value of xNS follows from equilibrium of moments around the vehicle CoG:

xNS=a·Fy1(β)b·Fy2(β)Fy1(β)+Fy2(β)

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In case of linear axle characteristics,

xNS=a·Cα1b·Cα2Cα1+Cα2=NβYβ (5.43)

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Let us investigate what occurs for linear axles if the neutral steer point ...

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