Car Suspension and Handling


Donald Bastow

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Originally published in 1980, this classic book has now been updated and expanded to make it invaluable for today’s engineers.

Car Suspension and Handling, 4th Edition focuses on the suspension and handling of cars, or automobiles, as opposed to those characteristics of other types of road vehicles, while always recognizing that there are differences in suspension requirements for different classes of vehicles, and in various markets of the world for a given vehicle.

Through appendices and diagrams, Car Suspension and Handling, 4th Edition outlines the purpose and history of vehicle suspension systems, while defining the basic parameters of suspension geometry. In addition, the book delves into human sensitivity to vibration, and offers data on durability, tire background information, steering calculations and suspension calculations.