Standard Historical Last Updated: Aug 16, 2017
ASTM F811-01

Standard Practice for Accelerometer Use in Vehicles for Tire Testing


1.1 This practice covers guidelines for using accelerometers in test vehicles to evaluate dynamic accelerations resulting from various maneuvers such as braking, accelerating, or cornering.

1.2 This practice is applicable to accelerometers that are rigidly attached to the body of the test vehicle or stabilized to the earth-fixed axis system by means of a gyroscope.

1.3 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.

1.4 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use. Specific precautions are given in Section 6.

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Book of Standards Volume: 09.02
Developed by Subcommittee: F09.10
Pages: 4
DOI: 10.1520/F0811-01
ICS Code: 83.160.01