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In the purpose of simulation of vehicle dynamics, it is developed the physical model of vehicle shock-absorber and it is implemented in software program for simulation of suspension system.
According to Toyota, a metal fitting in the shock-absorber system can fracture if drivers repeatedly apply brakes while turning on mountainous roads.
The experimental stall developed is presented in figure 2, with the following notations: A = shock-absorber to be tested; MBM = driving mechanism; TF = force traducer; TD = displacement traducer; AT = tensometric amplifier; A/D = convertor; C = computer (R = printing device).