Weight transfer ( or load transfer)


In the automobile industry, weight transfer customarily refers to the change in load borne by different wheels during acceleration and the change in center of mass location relative to the wheels because of suspension compliance or cargo shifting or sloshing.

Related formulas


ΔWThe change in load borne by the front wheels (N)
aThe longitudinal acceleration (m/s2)
hThe center of mass height (m)
wThe wheelbase (m)
mThe total vehicle mass (kg)