[ODE] rolling towards outside of curve?
Hezekiah M. Carty
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Fri Feb 4 09:25:54 MST 2005
This site has a good description of centripetal and centrifugal forces,
and even uses a car going around a turn as an example:
That site has, in my opinion, some of the best descriptions of physical
concepts out there.
Yizhen Zhang wrote:
> Dear all,
> In my car simulation based on ODE, I notice that the
> car rolls to left while turning right, and vice versa,
> i.e. the car always rolls towards outside of the
> curve, which seems to be opposite to our real world
> experience. The road here is simply flat in my
> Although the roll angles are very small and it is not
> obvious from visual observation, this behavior can be
> verified by taking the rotation matrix and converting
> to Euler angles. Is this wrong or am I wrong?
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