# FAQs

##### B-train Weight Distribution
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We’ve added the 2-trailer B-train, B-Double or ‘Interlink’ combination in today’s update to the Axle Weight Calculator. With B-Double combinations a common sight on Australian roads, this feature is just in time for our visit to the Brisbane Truck Show next week! A B-train combination consists of a truck tractor followed by 2 semi-trailers, each…

##### Service Body
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Today’s update to the Axle Weight Calculator includes templates for service bodies, just in time for the Weight Calculator demos at The Work Truck Show next week! When a Service Body is added to your vehicle, you can specify Dimensions (Length, Height, Width of the body, and Depth of Left and Right Compartments, Longitudinal Frame Height and Crossmember Height), Spatial Position (Cab…

##### TruckScience announces partnership with NTEA
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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…

##### 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…

##### How to calculate axle weights
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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…

##### Top View
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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…

##### Share Calculations
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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…

##### Swap Vehicles
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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…