Experimental Study on Dynamic Track Tensioning System in Tracked Vehicles

궤도차량의 동적 궤도장력 조절시스템에 대한 실험적 연구

  • 서문석 (국방과학연구소) ;
  • 김재용 (국방과학연구소) ;
  • 정순규 (국방과학연구소) ;
  • 허건수 (한양대학교 기계공학부) ;
  • 김일민 (한양대학교 대학원 정밀기계공학과) ;
  • 정정주 (한양대학교 전자전기컴퓨터공학부) ;
  • 최재모 (한양대학교 대학원 전자통신전파공학과)
  • Published : 2003.07.01


Maintaining track tension in tracked vehicles minimizes the excessive load on the tracks and prevents the peal-off of tracks from the road-wheel, and adequately guarantees the stable and improved driving of the tracked vehicles. However, the track tension cannot be easily measured due to the limitation in the sensor technology, harsh environment, etc. In this study, the track tension is estimated in realtime from the measurable signals of tracked vehicles and controlled based on a fuzzy logic controller. The proposed control system is implemented on tracked vehicles and its performance is evaluated under various driving conditions.


Tracked Vehicle;Tension Monitoring;Tension Control;DTTS;Dynamic Track Tensioning System


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