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The Ackerman Steering Principle

Q. Hi Vince, A question if I may? What do you know about the "Ackerman Steering Principle"?

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The Ackerman Steering Principle

A. In a nutshell, the Ackerman Steering Principle describes the relationship between the front wheels of a vehicle as they relate to each other when in a turn. The inner wheel will be traveling in a smaller diameter circle than the outer wheel.

Oddly enough, the best place I have found for an explanation is a Radio Control race car site.

Ackerman Steering Principle

Toe and Ackerman Steering Angle Interaction

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