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Curving performance evaluation for active-bogie-steering bogie with multibody dynamics simulation and experiment on test stand

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Abstract:

The authors propose a new concept of the active steering bogie, which has simple mechanism and high curving performance. Active-bogie-steering bogie has the steering mechanism only between car-body and bogie frame and no mechanism in wheelsets. On curved track, the bogie frames are steered towards radial steering direction by actuators according to active control law. In this paper, we show that the lateral contact force of the leading-outside wheel can be reduced to zero even on very sharp curve by this mechanism. Validity tests were carried out by using a full-size test bogie on the rolling test stand, which can simulate curve-running condition. Bogie parameters and steering actuator characteristics are identified in order to compare the experimental results with multibody dynamics simulation. After these stand tests and simulation, we successfully verified the effectiveness of the proposed bogie mechanism and control.

Keywords: active control; curving performance; multibody dynamics; stand test; steering bogie

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00423110801935806

Affiliations: 1: National Traffic Safety and Environment Laboratory (NTSEL), Chofu, Tokyo, Japan 2: Center for Collaborative Research, The University of Tokyo, Meguro-ku, Tokyo, Japan 3: Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Koganei, Tokyo, Japan 4: Sumitomo Metal Technology Inc, Konohana-ku, Osaka, Japan 5: Sumitomo Metal Co. Ltd., Konohana-ku, Osaka, Japan

Publication date: September 1, 2008

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