• John Whipp
  • Roy Brooks
Part of the Macmillan Motor Vehicle Craft Studies Series book series (MMVES)


The multi-leaf spring suspension is an extremely simple suspension system which is widely used at the rear of many cars and all round on the majority of heavy goods vehicles. The length, width, thickness and number of leaves varies according to the load requirement. One of this system’s advantages is that it can provide total axle location to its springing properties.


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© Roy Brooks and John Whipp 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • John Whipp
    • 1
  • Roy Brooks
    • 2
  1. 1.Moston College of Further EducationUK
  2. 2.Bolton Institute of Higher EducationUK

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