Tyre models

Some notable tyre models are as follows:

FIALA tyre model (mathematically based)
SWIFT tyre model (mathematically and empirically based)
MF (Magic Formula) tyre model (empirically based)

The MF-tyre model also known as “Pacejka’s magic formula” has now become the accepted racing industries standard model. It is in constant development and several different versions exist.

Disadvantages (MF-tyre model):

• The curves are based on mathematical coefficients (no direct tyre related basis)
• The coefficients are difficult to obtain from the tyre manufactures

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