Steering

The collection of components, linkages, etc. which will allow for a vessel or vehicle to follow the desired course.

Neutral Steering

Handling characteristic between understeer and oversteer.

Oversteer

The tendency of a vehicle to turn more than the apparent steering angle.

Understeer

A handling condition in which the slip angle of the front tyres is greater than the slip angle of the rears.


See also: Ackermann Steering, Bump Steer, Caster Angle, Drag Link Steering System, Four Wheel Steering, Lever Arm Steering System, Neutral Steering, Oversteer, Rack and Pinion, Rack and Pinion Steering, Rudder, Slip Angle, Steering Angle, Steering Offset, Steering Ratio, Turning Circle, Tyre, Understeer, Vehicle Suspension, Wheel.

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Subjects: Transport