Extension to FTire/core for flexible and visco-plastic rim modelling.

Key features

  • Internal elastic and plastic rim deformation model on basis of FE load cases import
  • Interface to user-defined rim models
  • Rim-to-tire friction and slip models

Benefits at a glance

  • Fast approach for elastically deformable rim
  • Enhanced misuse events
  • Rim-to-belt and rim-to-road contact
  • FTire / FEA (finite element analysis) coupling