Automotive Brake Calculator

 


Click on Previous
Tab to find
Brake Calculator
as you left it

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Distance from front axle to center of down force is the shortest distance from the centerline between both front wheels to the point on the same horizontal level where the sum of all aerodynamic down forces is projected.

If there are no wings on the car and you have no data resulting from wind tunnel tests, disregard the down force by entering a zero ("0") in the "Aerodynamic down force at top speed" box. As a result, the value in the "Distance from front axle to center of downforce" box has then become irrelevant.

Without wings, there probably will be some negative down force (lift) at higher speeds, most likely on the rear end of the car, but there is no way of guessing in the right direction, without any further tests.

 

Last Update: 02/02/2020
© Vanrossen 2011-2020