Parking a Car

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Parking is hard to do. By using this Demonstration you can practice the tricky maneuvers involved. You can turn the front wheel and go forward or back up. Click the button to move in small steps. Good luck!

Contributed by: Jaime Rangel-Mondragon (July 2013)
Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA




[1] H. I. Freedman and S. D. Riemenschneider, "Determining the Path of the Rear Wheels of a Bus," SIAM Review, 25(4), 1983 pp. 561–567. doi:10.1137/1025123.

[2] G. E. Prince and S. P. Dubois, "Mathematical Models for Motion of the Rear Ends of Vehicles," Mathematical and Computer Modelling, 49(9–10), 2009 pp. 2049–2060. doi:10.1016/j.mcm.2008.10.005.

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