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Three-wheeled scooter taxi: A safety analysis
S. Mukherjee, D. Mohan, T. R. Gawade

The rollover propensity of a three-wheeled scooter taxi used extensively on SE Asian roads is analysed in this report. A rigid body mathematical model was used to simulate increasing steer, NHTSA J-turn, and Road Edge Recovery maneuvers. The anomaly between public perception of the rollover susceptibility and available crash data has been resolved through finite element (FE) simulation.
The optimum configuration of the vehicle and seating arrangement for varying numbers of passengers was determined.

Read more: http://www.ias.ac.in/sadhana/Pdf2007Aug/459.PDF

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