MATEC Web Conf.
Volume 139, 20172017 3rd International Conference on Mechanical, Electronic and Information Technology Engineering (ICMITE 2017)
|Number of page(s)||5|
|Published online||05 December 2017|
Dynamic modeling and simulation of trailer with compliance steering system
1 College of Automobile and Traffic Engineering, Nanjing Forestry University, Nanjing, 210037, China
2 College of mechanical and electrical engineering, Nanjing Forestry University, Nanjing, 210037, China
* Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
Stability of a vehicle and tire wear is affected by the movement inference between the tractor and the trailer when the trailer is turning. Therefore, to solve the problem, Compliant Steering (CS) system is used. The system makes the rear-wheel of the trailer steer. After establishing a dynamic model of the trailer and the CS system, the simulation result shows that the system has a smaller lateral force. This smaller force at the hinge point indicates movement inference is reduced and motion response is far better. Furthermore, this paper contains the analysis of the influence of the key parameters of CS system and the speed on the moving characteristics of the trailer.
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