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Method of reconstructing dynamic load characteristics for durability test Indexed by: of heavy semitrailer under different road conditions
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Łódź University of Technology, ul. Stefanowskiego 1/15, 90-537 Lodz, Poland
Wielton S.A., ul. Rymarkiewicz 6, 98-300 Wielun, Poland
Wroclaw University of Technology, ul. Lukasiewicza 5, 50-371 Wroclaw, Poland
Publication date: 2021-09-30
Eksploatacja i Niezawodność – Maintenance and Reliability 2021;23(3):548-558
  • Road data was recorded using real semitrailer with a set of sensors.
  • Drive data was created and verified using the road simulator.
  • Dynamic load characteristics of different road conditions was made.
  • The reconstruction of the road load data conditions was as high as 97%.
  • This methodology is valid for accelerated durability test for different road conditions.
The aim of the article is to present and validate a methodology for collecting road load data on a vehicle, driving on roads and analysis of a drive data signal under the wheel in the time domain, using FRF (Frequency Response Function) and the MTS 320 eight-poster inertia reacted road simulator. The elaborated drive data, was used to control the actuators forcing the movements of the wheels and the coupling part of the semi-trailer during durability tests. The road tests were carried out by registering physical variables in the time domain, by a set of sensors mounted on a vehicle. The data was collected from roads categorized as motorways, national and local roads. Differences between the variability of the parameters, collected on the roads and the variability of the drive data under the wheel, were determined for the particular types of roads, for loaded and unloaded vehicle. The obtained accuracy of reconstruction of the road load data conditions was as high as 97%. Therefore, the proposed method is suitable for reliable durability tests with use of the road simulator.
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