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Axle loads (Qdmb)

The total load transmitted by all wheels, the centers of which may be included between two parallel transverse vertical planes 3.3 ft (1 m) apart, extending across the full width of the vehicle. Also, the sum of all tire loads on an axle. An axle is comprised of two or more wheel assemblies lying approximately on a common axis oriented transversely to the nominal direction of motion of the vehicle. (Source: AASHTO Glossary)
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Motor vehicle dynamics (Qdm)
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Tandem axle loads (Qdmbt)
Wheel loads (Qdmbw)
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