The calculator is used to design and analyse the characteristics of vehicular suspension when the vehicle and suspension is in motion. This kind of analysis tool is usually reserved for mechanical engineers within the automotive industry but Huw Davies believes there is a requirement for such tools within education and by the hobbyist car manufacturer / racer.
“With the addition of this MacPherson strut calculator which has been requested by many potential clients over the last year we our showing our user community that we're committed to delivering professional tools that really can help our clients design new vehicles or work through existing issues. If you haven't already done so I urge you to register at racingaspirations.com”
The Macpherson Geometry Calculator includes roll centre, instant centre and bump steer analysis as well as navigation aids such as zoom and pan. The suspension calculators (MacPherson and double wishbone) also support the input of data in ISO 8855 and SAE J670e formats.