Car Terms:Y:Yaw Moment 2019.0.14.0 MA/FR

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Yaw moment

The yaw moment tries to turn a car around its vertical axis. This occurs, for instance, when the car is taking a bend. Here, the yaw moment is greater, the faster the car is travelling or the tighter the bend is being taken. If the yaw moment is too great, the car breaks away.