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Welcome to Adams/Car Truck
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Adams/Car Truck Introducing Adams/Car Truck 2 Introducing Adams/Car Truck Adams/Car Truck Welcome to the Adams/Car Truck templates from MSC.Software. Adams/Car is a virtual prototyping product that creates, catalogs, and analyzes full vehicles and vehicle suspensions. All template-based products have two interfaces: Standard Interface and Template Builder . You can use the Template Builder interface to create and modify components and templates, and the Standard Interface to change parameters and analyze suspension or vehicle assemblies. This section introduces you to the templates that have been specifically developed for the trucking industry. For general information about building templates, communicators etc., please see the section Building Models in the Adams/Car documentation. The purpose of providing these templates is to have examples available to show how to model multi-axle, multi-subsystem assemblies that are common in the trucking industry. These examples can be modified and populated with vehicle specific data. Adams/Car allows you to perform component, subsystem, and full-vehicle analyses in one single environment. With this template-based parametric modeling approach, you can quickly explore multiple what if design scenarios. You can animate vehicle or subsystem motion onscreen, display graphs of key parameters, and produce standardized test reports.
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3 Welcome to Adams/Car Truck Introducing Adams/Car Truck Assembly Configuration The shared_truck database represents an 18-wheel Tractor and trailer assembly with the following approximate specifications: GVM - Gross vehicle mass: 38000 kg (distributed over 5 axles) Wheel & Tire mass: 80kg Wheelbase: Total -5700mm and cab-to-axle - 4000mm Approximate weight distribution for suspension test rigs: msc_susp_front_leafs.asy -> 2 wheels mass = 160kg, sprung mass = 8000kg msc_truck_susp_3links.asy -> 2 wheels mass = 160kg, sprung mass = 8000kg msc_susp_driven_axle.asy -> 4 wheels mass = 320kg, sprung mass = 7500kg msc_susp_trailer_axle.asy -> 4 wheels mass = 320kg, sprung mass = 7500kg Preferred Solver setting: Choice of solver: CXX or F77 MAXIT :100 Equilibrium Stability: 0.01 Assembly Variants: There are two types of brake and leafspring suspension systems available: Drum air brake system and disc brake systems Beam leafspring and SAE 3link leafspring system Bus Assembly Database: The Truck database also provides bus assembly templates and subsystems. The steering, drive axle sub- assemblies are similar to truck database. The bus uses wishbone suspension with anti-roll bar at front and
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Introducing Adams/Car Truck 4 rigid axle suspension at rear. The assembly uses disc brakes on four wheels. The wheelbase is 2000mm. There are no assembly variants for the bus.
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