For a project we are supposed to design the suspension system of a half car model. We are supposed to determine the values of the spring constants and damping constants. We are given the mass of the half car, the moment of inertia about the center of mass, and the wheel base. We are given a range that the bouncing mode should fall in and a range for the pitching mode. The center of mass does not necessarily need to be in the geometrical center. We are also given a range for the damping ratio for each quarter of the car.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

If you have any ideas I would really appreciate it.

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# 2 degree of freedom mass spring damper system

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