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Multimatic’s closed-loop vehicle dynamics optimization process integrates simulation, evaluation and testing to meet ride and handling targets.

ClosedLoopVehicleDynamicsDevelopment

Multimatic’s vehicle development system includes:

  • Analytical Simulation
    • Finite element analysis (FEA) of components/systems
    • Computational fluid dynamics (CFD)
    • Quasi-static analysis of overall vehicle performance
    • Fully dynamic vehicle response simulations
  • Objective Testing
    • Lab-based, with multi-post, Kinematics & Compliance (K&C) and mass inertial testing
    • On-track, with standardized testing methods and vehicle data recording
    • Aerodynamic testing and analysis
    • Tire testing – longitudinal and lateral force versus slip characteristics
  • Subjective Evaluation
    • Expert road and track vehicle development by industry-leading ride and handling experts
    • Multimatic’s Driver-in-the-Loop (DIL) Simulator
    • Motorsports programs – car design, track support, turn-key competition management