Results:

Corner Weights Front to Back Side to Side Total
Front Right Front Right
Front Left
Rear Right Rear Left
Rear Left
Description
See how moving components around your vehicle can affect the center of gravity, moments of inertia and the weight distribution with this simple but effective drag and drop calculator.
 
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Instructions

First, select a vehicle plan that vaguely relates to your vehicle. You can do this by pressing down on the vehicle plan then dragging it left or right.
Next, you have the option of adding the vehicle dimensions by pressing the underlined text surrounding the car. This step is optional and if you choose not to enter any dimensions the positions of the objects within your vehicle will be displayed as percentages.
The third and most important step is to position the components of your vehicle on the plan. You will notice a selection of components below the vehicle plan. You can move any number of these to the vehicle plan by pressing and dragging to your desired position. As soon as you release the component a popup is displayed asking you the weight of the component. You do not have to enter the weight right away as you can display it again by clicking on (or pressing down and releasing) the live component. However, you will need to enter the weight before the CoG (center of gravity) and weight distribution can be displayed.
Once you have entered the weight you will notice orange cross hairs are displayed with the CoG symbol at the intersection. You will also notice the actual weight and weight distribution is displayed.
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Comments (20)

Racing Aspirations
Racing Aspirations May 6, 2016 at 7:29 pm

You can now add negative weights but the total weight has to be greater than 0 so don’t go trying to add the first item as a negative. Will check out the measurement issue.

Goldenwood May 4, 2016 at 4:06 pm

Would be great to allow for negative weights to be inserted in order to model the removal of components. Also, can’t seem to get measurements in inches to work (only cm and mm).

Racing Aspirations
Racing Aspirations August 1, 2014 at 4:38 pm

The platform or technology is HTML5 using javascript and canvas

Anonymous July 20, 2014 at 6:00 pm

hello friends, greetings
what is the platform used to create this application?
Sonny

Anonymous January 21, 2014 at 6:00 am

It is amazing!!!!
how you are doing weight distribution????
what is the formula you are using????