Jersey Tom wrote:Looking at it again.. that your dampers are working almost entirely at less than 2 in/s seems really odd.
Sorry, when I said that I had calibration issues I was referring to the track vs. post rig tests. What I question now its those graphs practical usefulness.
The damper speed graphs are not wrong, though. I re-plotted them for you to see that higher speeds are reached but they still dont contributed much to the histogram:
After continuing judging them, you should know more about the cars motion ratio, and maybe masses and rigidity, because remember they are damper and not wheel movement.
All the graphs are "full" lap graphs. This a problem when looking for shock trends and aero trends.
The FFT graph is for a braking + curve + beginning of acceleration (arround 8 seconds) for a single wheel.
The damper speed histogram is for a whole lap.
The DF level graph is only for a straight, I have re-plotted to graph erasing the first part as DaveW suggested and calculated the 2 front damper average displacement:
With Aero downforce, the same technique can be applied, with perticular speeds chosen for gates. It is best to analyze, with the car straight (no lateral, or braking long g) and keep the range within a few KM's for each target speed.
Without a pitot tube however, you could be spitting into the wind... (pun intended)
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