14 September 2018

Principle of steering system

The steering system used along with suspension system allow driver to safely and easily control the direction of vehicle while driving. Now you can check the some functions of steering system. 

Primary function of steering system is to achieve accurate angular motion of the front wheels to negotiate a turn. This can be done through linkage and steering gear which convert the rotary motion of the steering wheel into angular motion of the front road wheels. 

Secondary function of steering system are following below : 

  • To provide directional stability when the vehicle running on the straight road. 
  • To provide perfect steering condition. For example perfect rolling motion of the road wheels at all times. 
  • To provide facilitate straight ahead recovery after completing a turn. 
  • To minimize tyre wear.