Effect of Damper Between Maglev Vehicles on Curve Negotiation

자기부상열차 차간 댐퍼의 곡선주행에의 효과 분석

  • Received : 2012.07.20
  • Accepted : 2013.01.03
  • Published : 2013.04.01


In a magnetic train set composed of more than two cars, the installation of dampers between cars is carefully considered for improving both the ride quality and the safety, particularly during curve negotiation. In this study, a dynamic simulation of the ride quality and curve negotiation of a Maglev vehicle was carried out. The dynamic model is developed based on multibody dynamics. The presented full vehicle multibody dynamic model integrates the electromagnet model and its control algorithm. By using this model, the effects of the dampers are numerically analyzed. The proposed damper is installed on the vehicle and tested to analyze its effects. In this study, the simulation and measured results of the vehicle behavior and ride quality are discussed.


Urban Maglev Vehicle;Multibody Dynamics;Vehicle-to-Vehicle Damper;Curve Negotiation;Ride Quality


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