Indirect methods for assessing road friendliness of lorry suspensions
UNSPECIFIED (1997) Indirect methods for assessing road friendliness of lorry suspensions. PROCEEDINGS OF THE INSTITUTION OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS PART D-JOURNAL OF AUTOMOBILE ENGINEERING, 211 (4). pp. 243-256. ISSN 0954-4070Full text not available from this repository.
Two methods for assessing the road damaging potential of heavy vehicles are described in this paper. The methods use a simple laboratory test to characterize vehicle dynamics. This information is then used to predict the dynamic tyre forces generated by the vehicle for typical highway conditions. A quarter car laboratory test rig fitted with a leaf spring suspension is used to investigate these methods. Step inputs are used to excite the rig, and various sensors measure the response. A linear technique using the convolution algorithm is investigated initially. A non-linear method using parameter estimation is then examined. The accuracy of both systems is determined by comparing tyre force data measured on the test rig with predicted tyre forces.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||T Technology > TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery
T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
|Journal or Publication Title:||PROCEEDINGS OF THE INSTITUTION OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS PART D-JOURNAL OF AUTOMOBILE ENGINEERING|
|Publisher:||MECHANICAL ENG PUBL LTD|
|Number of Pages:||14|
|Page Range:||pp. 243-256|
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