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the area of contact between a tire on an automotive vehicle and the road surface.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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The fact is that bicycle tires have a proportionally smaller
than cars do relative to our size and weight.
The tread surface of an automobile tire is squished inwards by the sidewalls at the
Remember, motorcycles maintain a smaller tire
on the roadway when compared to other vehicles.
It can also decrease braking traction because the
at the tire-road interface is reduced.
In these methods, various microphones are mounted to a test vehicle near the tire-pavement
All four tires have the same
if they are inflated according to the car manufacturer's specifications.
pressure distributions, required for the noise models, were obtained with an array of miniature transducers.
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