[ODE] Re: Simulating Wheels

Nate W coding at natew.com
Fri Nov 7 19:18:49 MST 2003

On Fri, 7 Nov 2003, Steve Baker wrote:

> > Seems to me that if you tweak it until it seems about right, then tweaking
> > a parameter of the simulated car by 10% should give you a pretty good idea
> > of how the handling will change in reality if you tweak a parameter on the
> > car by 10%.
> But how do I tweak it "until it seems about right" - if all I've got to go
> on is the graphics?

How will you evalute the impact of a setup change if all you've got to go
on is the graphics? 

> It seems to me that measuring everything and plugging it into a robust
> math model is the way to go.

I don't dispute that.  Just make sure you have a significantly
comprehensive list of 'everything.' :-)


Nate Waddoups
Redmond WA USA

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