Browse Publications Technical Papers 2020-01-5015

The Study of Steering on Ramp Based on Electric Tracked Vehicle 2020-01-5015

The research on the characteristics of vehicle movement is the premise to guarantee the smooth operation of electric vehicles, and it’s also the basis for developing the vehicle ability in depth. Therefore, it’s essential to study on the vehicle movement characteristics. And steering on ramp is a typical working condition for tracked vehicle. Firstly, the kinematics and dynamics of tracked vehicle during the steering process on ramp are analyzed in detail aiming at the problem that it’s complex and difficult to describe the process of steering, and the dynamics model of tracked vehicle is established in the condition of the offset of instantaneous steering center and the sliding of the track and other factors. Second, the relationships between driving force, steering radius and slop are obtained by simulation, and the variation rules of these parameters are analyzed. Finally, the model of steering on ramp is verified using electric tracked vehicle. The experiment results show that the model has high reliability which can provide a reference for the distribution of torque and power on both sides of the tracked vehicle.


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