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Torque Distribution Algorithm of Independent Drive Articulated Vehicle for Small Radius Turning Performance

독립 구동 굴절차량의 회전반경 감소를 위한 토크분배 알고리즘

  • Lee, Kibeom (The CCS Graduate School for Green Transportation, KAIST) ;
  • Hwang, Karam (The CCS Graduate School for Green Transportation, KAIST) ;
  • Tak, Junyoung (The CCS Graduate School for Green Transportation, KAIST) ;
  • Suh, In-Soo (The CCS Graduate School for Green Transportation, KAIST)
  • Received : 2014.06.27
  • Accepted : 2014.09.22
  • Published : 2014.10.31

Abstract

The articulated structures seen in train or tram applications are being applied in road transportation systems, for use in mass passenger transit. When articulated vehicles are driven on public roads, they no longer follow a guided track. Therefore, there are a lot of control elements that need to be considered, such as turning radius, swept path width, off-tracking, and swing-out. Some of the currently available articulated vehicles on roads are equipped with an independent drive system; a system that has one motor at each wheel. Through this drive system, each wheel can be independently controlled, making precise and quick dynamic stability control possible. In this paper, we propose a torque distribution algorithm that can reduce the overall turning radius of the articulated vehicle, which has been verified through dynamic simulation.

Acknowledgement

Supported by : 국토교통부

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