PRIN.OF HIGHWAY ENGINEERING&TRAFFIC ANA.
7th Edition
ISBN: 9781119610526
Author: Mannering
Publisher: WILEY

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Chapter 2, Problem 2P
To determine

## Distance back from the front axle to center of gravity that would ensure the maximum tractive effort developed for front and rear-wheel drive options is equal.

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