Card 24 - Dual & Tandem Tire Options

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Ydual(1)

Ydual(2)

Ydual(3)

Ydual(4)

tandem(1)

tandem(2)

tandem(3)

tandem(4)

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Card: Field

Variable

Description

Original Units

Default

Units

Metric Units

Dual and Tandem Wheel Tire Options

Use this option to display dual and/or tandem axles on the various vehicles. If any of these options is chosen for a vehicle then the graphical display of the tire is increased (It can be changed in the graphics program, please see Option=TireradiusN in the smac graphics manual)

24:1

Ydual(1)

Vehicle 1 Rear Axle Distance between Dual Tires (e.g., ~1 foot)

Feet

m

24:2

Ydual(2)

Vehicle 2 Rear Axle Distance between Dual Tires( e.g., ~1 foot)

Feet

m

24:3

Ydual(3)

Vehicle 1 Trailer Rear Axle Distance between Dual Tires OR

Vehicle 3 Rear Axle Distance between Dual Tires ( e.g., ~1 foot)

Feet

m

24:4

Ydual(4)

Vehicle 2 Trailer Rear Axle Distance between Dual Tires ( e.g., ~1 foot)

Feet

m

24:5

Tandem(1)

Vehicle 1 Rear Axle Distance between Tandem Axles (~4)

Feet

m

24:6

Tandem(2)

Vehicle 2 Rear Axle Distance between Tandem Axles (~4)

Feet

m

24:7

Tandem(3)

Vehicle 1 Trailer Rear Axle Distance between Tandem Axles OR

Vehicle 3 Rear axle Distance between Tandem Axles ( ~ 4)

Feet

m

24:8

Tandem(4)

Vehicle 2 Trailer Rear Axle Distance between Tandem Axles (~4)

Feet

m

24:9

TireRadius

Use this field to optionally set the tire radius for the graphics display.

Any vehicle with duals and/or tandem axle will use this optional radius.

The default tire radius (if field left 0.0) is 1.0 foot (.394 m).

If the Tandem axle option is used on a vehicle then the radius of display is set to 1.5 feet (0.59 m).


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