TruckScience announces partnership with NTEA
TruckScience announces partnership with NTEA 780 326 TruckScience

TruckScience has partnered with NTEA, to offer our innovative truck design software to members of the leading trade association for the industry in North America. NTEA Services Established in 1964, NTEA – The Association for the Work Truck Industry represents more than 2,050 companies that manufacture, distribute, install, sell and repair commercial trucks, truck bodies, truck…

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Lateral Center of Gravity
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The last piece of the Center of Gravity puzzle is in!  Up to now, you could calculate center of gravity points for Horizontal and Vertical CG.  Now you can calculate Lateral CG for your vehicle too. To view lateral center of gravity points, just open a combination of Top and CG views, as indicated on the…

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How to calculate axle weights
How to calculate axle weights 780 325 TruckScience

In this short article, we explain the formulae for calculating axle weights, and take you through a simple example. Axle Weight Distribution Formulae To calculate distribution of weight on the front and rear axles of a truck, use these simple formulae: Let’s take an example Step 1: Determine the Wheelbase You will find this on the…

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Top View
Top View 780 305 TruckScience

We’ve added a ‘Top View’ to our Axle Weight Calculator app this month.  Now you can see a bird’s-eye view when configuring vehicles, designing bodies, planning loads or reviewing Turning Radius. To toggle between Top View and Side View, click the Elevation icon on the right of the vehicle drawing. When adding vehicles, equipment, trailers…

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Share Calculations
Share Calculations 780 305 TruckScience

You can now share your TruckScience calculations with other salespeople, engineers, upfitters or customers.  And the good news is that you can share with anyone for whom you have an email address!  They do not need to have a subscription to TruckScience, and can be within or external to your organization. You’ve told us you…

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Swap Vehicles
Swap Vehicles 780 305 TruckScience

Here’s a quick look at what’s new in our Axle Weight Calculator app this month. Swap Vehicle When you’ve configured a vehicle with body, equipment and payload, you can swap out the vehicle chassis now, rather than having to start over.  Simply click on the Vehicle icon, then the Swap Vehicle icon and select another…

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Center-Axle Drawbar Trailers
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The TruckScience Axle Weight Calculator now calculates axle weights and turning radius for center-axle drawbar trailers, attached to a straight truck by hitch. Read on for more about this month’s new features, watch a short video about the app on the right of this page, or register for a free trial of our Axle Weight…

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Adding Pusher and Tag Axles
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With the latest release to the TruckScience Axle Weight Calculator, now you can add second steer, pusher and tag axles to your truck, and see their effect on axle weight distribution, bridge law, etc. Read on for more about adding axles, watch a short video about the app on the right of this page, or…

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Bridge Formula Weights Calculator
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The TruckScience Axle Weight Calculator now includes a Bridge Formula Weights Calculator.  To register for a free trial of the Axle Weight Calculator, click here now. Why Bridge Formula? Bridge Formula Law was enacted in order to protect highway bridges.  When it comes to bridges, axle spacing is as important as axle weight. The stress…

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TruckScience at MegaTrans 2018
TruckScience at MegaTrans 2018 1024 468 TruckScience

Tony Hodges, of Laws of Motion, will be demonstrating our Axle Weight Calculator at the MegaTrans 2018 show taking place in Melbourne from tomorrow. Approved Vehicle Examiner Tony is an Approved Vehicle Examiner (or Engineering Signatory), specialising in heavy and commercial vehicles, including trucks, buses and machinery. Approved Vehicle Examiners (AVEs) are used by the…

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