chrono::vehicle::ChForceElementTire::ContactData Struct Reference


Tire contact information.

A ChForceElementTire performs its own collision detection to evaluate the normal tire load. This structure stores information on the current tire-terrain contact state.

#include <ChForceElementTire.h>

Collaboration diagram for chrono::vehicle::ChForceElementTire::ContactData:

Public Attributes

bool in_contact
 true if tire in contact with terrain
ChCoordsys frame
 contact frame (x: long, y: lat, z: normal)
ChVector3d vel
 relative velocity expressed in contact frame
double normal_force
 magnitude of normal contact force
double depth
 penetration depth

The documentation for this struct was generated from the following file:
  • /builds/uwsbel/chrono/src/chrono_vehicle/wheeled_vehicle/tire/ChForceElementTire.h