Browsing: Testing & Analysis

Gregory Smith

A sense of purpose

Gregory Smith believes that multi-axis accelerometers mounted to the tire’s innerliner during rig testing could provide new and more accurate information, enabling comparisons between tires to be made more thoroughly

Futures market

Goodyear’s chief technology officer, Chris Helsel, discusses the emerging requirements for future autonomous vehicle tires

Italian tire giant Pirelli has chosen Arctic Falls as the location for its newest test base

Winter test partnership

Italian tire giant Pirelli has chosen Arctic Falls as the location for its newest test base

Worn over time

Walter assesses how to accurately predict tire wear – and concludes that a simpler, universally recognized technique is needed to replace current lab test machines

Tire damage alarm

Alan Bennetts, owner at Bay Systems, investigates tire failure mechanisms using exterior temperature sensing

Flavio Farroni, researcher at the University of Naples

Modular simulation

Flavio Farroni, researcher at the University of Naples, discusses recent breakthroughs at the university spin-off company MegaRide, which is focused on applied vehicle research and works closely with the vehicle dynamics group at the Italian university. 

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