# axle layout

##### How to calculate axle weights
How to calculate axle weights 780 325 Sorcha O'Grady

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…

##### Mass Distribution Sheets for Type Approval in Ireland
Mass Distribution Sheets for Type Approval in Ireland 1024 526 Sorcha O'Grady

TruckScience’s Axle Weight Calculator program produces Mass Distribution Sheets, which are a legal requirement for Whole Vehicle Type Approval of heavy goods vehicles in Ireland. Mass distribution amongst axles Type Approval European Communities Whole Vehicle Type Approval (ECWVTA) consists of a series of tests carried out on a prototype vehicle and on the production process used…

##### New Features in TruckScience Today – Add axles and more!
New Features in TruckScience Today – Add axles and more! 680 299 Sorcha O'Grady

We are releasing some new features, as well as improvements to existing ones, today.  Read on for more on what to expect. Lift axles, Drop axles, Pusher axles, Tag axles, … You can now add auxiliary axles to a truck.  You can add Second Steer axles, Pusher axles and Tag axles and specify whether or…

##### TruckScience & Load Xpert compared

We’re often asked how our Axle Weight Calculator compares to Load Xpert. TruckScience’s Axle Weight Calculator and Load Xpert’s Axle Load Calculation programs are both used to calculate axle loads, maximum payload and U.S. bridge formula.  While there are a lot of similarities between the programs, here we address some of the differences, as we understand them. Features of Load…

##### Is the TruckScience Axle Weight Calculator an alternative to TrailerWIN?
Is the TruckScience Axle Weight Calculator an alternative to TrailerWIN? 1024 372 Sorcha O'Grady

We’re often asked if our Axle Weight Calculator is an alternative to TrailerWIN.  Here we address some of the similarities and differences between the 2 programs, as we understand them. How TruckScience and TrailerWIN are similar As with TrailerWIN, one can use TruckScience Axle Weight Calculator to calculate truck axle weight distribution, bridge formula, optimal payload,…

##### How To: Design a Curtainsider trailer on a truck tractor using TruckScience Axle Weight Calculator
How To: Design a Curtainsider trailer on a truck tractor using TruckScience Axle Weight Calculator 963 489 Sorcha O'Grady

Login To follow this guide step by step, please login to the  Axle Weight Calculator. Please remember to use Internet Explorer, as the app is temporarily unavailable in Chrome, Firefox and Microsoft Edge browsers. Open a vehicle The first thing you need to do is open a vehicle for which to build the trailer.  Use…

##### How To: Design a truck with a refrigerated body using TruckScience Axle Weight Calculator
How To: Design a truck with a refrigerated body using TruckScience Axle Weight Calculator 775 242 Sorcha O'Grady

Login To follow this guide step by step, please login to the  Axle Weight Calculator. Please remember to use Internet Explorer or Firefox as the app is temporarily unavailable in Chrome and Microsoft Edge browsers. Open a vehicle The first thing you need to do is open a vehicle on which to build the body. …

##### TruckScience truck design software: More equipment, More legislation, More user-friendly…
TruckScience truck design software: More equipment, More legislation, More user-friendly… 1024 364 Sorcha O'Grady

With the latest release of our Axle Weight Calculator coming out this month, you will be able to do more with your truck weight distribution calculations, and to do it more easily. More equipment While you could already add a body (box, curtainsider, tipper, etc), bullbar, crane, crew cab, fairing, fifth wheel, fridge, fuel tank, headboard, hitch,…