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Slip Angle, a variable
I've always defined Tire Slip Angle as:
The difference between the aimed direction of the tire and the actual
direction of travel (where the tire is actually headed). As Slip Angle
increases it's traction ability decreases. Weight transfer alone can effect
Along with track, I find Slip Angle to be VERY relevent to this Torsen Center
discussion, in terms of a variable that might influence chassis handling (no
to mention T1, T2 and Trg) thru a turn. Before we go correcting it with
Carroll, I might want some concensus on what exactly we are trying to correct.
'Premature' comes to mind right now.