Cornering Force Calculator

Cornering Force (or Side Force) is the lateral force produced by an object when turning, typically associated with the turning of a motor vehicle. Cornering Force is most commonly associated with motor sports including Formula 1 Racing and motorbike racing. Understnading the Cornering force allows us to calculate the maximum speed acheiveable for a vehicle transiting a corner of bend using quantified metrics including the radius and slope of the surface when considering the mass and velocity of the vehicle in motion.

Side Force Calculator
Cornering Force Calculator Results
The Static Friction (sf) is N
The Total Net Force (tnf) is N
The Maximum Speed (m) is
Cornering Force Static Friction Formula and Calculations
sf = f × m × g × sin(s) × 100
sf = × × × sin() × 100
sf = × × × × 100
sf =
Cornering Force Total Net Force Formula and Calculations
tnf = f × m × g × sin(s) + m × g × cos(s) × 100
tnf = × × × sin() + × × cos() × 100
tnf = × × × + × × × 100
tnf = + × 100
tnf = × 100
tnf =
Cornering Force Maximum Speed Formula and Calculations
m = √f × m × g × sin(s) + m × g × cos(s) × r/m
m = √ × × × sin() + × × cos() × /
m = √ × × × + × × × /
m = √ + × /
m = √ × /
m = √/
m = √
m =
Cornering Force Calculator Input Values
Static Friction Coefficient (f) is
Gravity Accelaration (g) is
Mass of Vehicle (m) is
Radius (r) is
Slope of the Road (s) is
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