Steering Calculations

 

The calculations in the paper Steering in bicycles and motorcycles were done with MathCad, a scientific spreadsheet program developed by Mathsoft.  If you have a recent version of MathCad, you can download these files from this link.  If you just want to look at the calculations, pdf printouts can be download below:

 

Top level files:

CountersteeredBicycleTurn.pdf

CountersteeredMotorcycleTurn.pdf

Hip and CountersteeredMotorcycleTurn.pdf

HardHipandCountersteeredMotorcycleTurn.pdf

NoHandsHipOnlyBicycleTurn.pdf

Subroutines:

BikeDiffEQRoutines.pdf

BikeHipBendSubroutine.pdf

BikeAnalyzeTorques.pdf

BikeTorqueProfileSubrutines.pdf

BikePathSubroutines.pdf

 

You can download all these files at once from this link.