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[1] Nguyen Van Liem, Zhang Jianrun, Jiao Renqiang, et al. Effect of the off-road terrains on the ride comfortof construction vehicles [J]. Journal of Southeast University (English Edition), 2019, 35 (2): 191-197. [doi:10.3969/j.issn.1003-7985.2019.02.008]

Effect of the off-road terrains on the ride comfortof construction vehicles()

Journal of Southeast University (English Edition)[ISSN:1003-7985/CN:32-1325/N]

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Effect of the off-road terrains on the ride comfortof construction vehicles
Nguyen Van Liem1 2 Zhang Jianrun1 Jiao Renqiang2 Du Xiaofei1
1School of Mechanical Engineering, Southeast University, Nanjing 211189, China
2School of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, Hubei Polytechnic University, Huangshi 435003, China
construction vehicles vehicle dynamic model off-road terrains ride comfort
In order to evaluate the impact of off-road terrains on the ride comfort of construction vehicles, a nonlinear dynamic model of the construction vehicles interacting with the terrain deformations is established based on Matlab/Simulink software. The weighted root mean square(RMS)acceleration responses and the power spectral density(PSD)acceleration responses of the driver’s seat heave, the pitch and roll angle of the cab in the low-frequency region are chosen as objective functions under different operation conditions of the vehicle. The results show that the impact of off-road terrains on the driver’s ride comfort and health is clear under various conditions of deformable terrains and range of vehicle velocities. In particular, the driver’s ride comfort is greatly affected by a soil terrain while the comfortable shake of the driver is strongly affected by a sand terrain. In addition, when the vehicle travels on a poor soil terrain in the frequency range below 4 Hz, more resonance peaks of acceleration PSD responses occurred than that on a rigid road of ISO 2631-1 level C. Thus, the driver’s health is significantly affected by the deformable terrain in a low-frequency range.


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Biographies: Nguyen Van Liem(1986—), male, doctor;Zhang Jianrun(corresponding author), male, doctor, professor, zhangjr@seu.edu.cn.
Foundation items: The Science and Technology Support Program of Jiangsu Province(No.BE2014133), the Prospective Joint Research Program of Jiangsu Province(No.BY2014127-01).
Citation: Nguyen Van Liem, Zhang Jianrun, Jiao Renqiang, et al. Effect of the off-road terrains on the ride comfort of construction vehicles[J].Journal of Southeast University(English Edition), 2019, 35(2):191-197.DOI:10.3969/j.issn.1003-7985.2019.02.008.
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