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Author Belousov, Boris N., author

Title Heavy-duty wheeled vehicles : design, theory, calculations / by Boris N. Belousov, Sergei D. Popov ; translated from Russian to English by Leonid Schukin
Published Warrendale, Pa. (400 Commonwealth Dr., Wallendale PA USA) : Society of Automotive Engineers, [2014]


Description 1 online resource (xxiii, 553 pages) : illustrations
Series Society of Automotive Engineers. Electronic publications
Society of Automotive Engineers. Electronic publications
Contents Part I. Evolution of heavy-duty wheeled vehicles -- Chapter 1. History of HDWVs. 1.1. General design-layout solutions; 1.2. Hydromechanical transmissions (HMT); 1.3. Electric transmissions (ETs); 1.4. Hydrostatic transmissions (HSTs); 1.5. Steering systems -- Chapter 2. Multi-support vehicles. 2.1. Overview; 2.2. Transmission; 2.3. Supports; 2.4. Steering system -- Chapter 3. Heavy- and super-heavy-duty dumpers. 3.1. Overview; 3.2. Transmission; 3.3. Undercarriage; 3.4. Steering system; 3.5. Brake system; 3.6. Cabin; 3.7. Dumpers made by MoAZ -- Chapter 4. Evolution of multi-axle chassis. 4.1. History and evolution of the multi-axle chassis for monocargoes; 4.2. Hovercrafts; 4.3. General design and layout solutions; 4.4. Designs of special wheeled chassis in the 1980s -- Part II. Overview of HDWVs -- Chapter 5. HDWV general design methods. 5.1. General provisions; 5.2. Hierarchical structure of SWC as a complex technical system; 5.3. Process of forming the appearance of SWCs; 5.4. Structure of a HDWV mathematical model; 5.5 HDWV appearance formation algorithm; 5.6. Characteristics of the "Formation of HDWV appearance" project stage -- Chapter 6. Conditions and areas for using HDWV. 6.1. Techno-economic feasibility for using HDWVs for cargo hauling; 6.2. Conditions for using HDWVs; 6.3. Basic requirements for traffic routes -- Chapter 7. Basic requirements for HDWV consumer properties. 7.1. General provisions; 7.2. Traction-speed properties and fuel efficiency; 7.3. Weight and dimensions; 7.4. Maneuverability, ease of steering, and road passing ability; 7.5. Safety; 7.6. Ergonomics -- Chapter 8. Main technical criteria and efficiency evaluation of HDWV solutions. 8.1 Analysis of technical criteria of vehicle excellence; 8.2. Methods for assessing vehicle designs; 8.3. Mathematical model of the SWC's representative route; 8.4. Mathematical model of the SWC's motion; 8.5. Comparing SWC mobility on different routes -- Part III. Fundamental HDWV theory and design -- Chapter 9. Basic principles of HDWV general layout. 9.1 Trends in overall layout; 9.2. Fundamentals of modular designing; 9.3. Theory for building HDWV families
9.4. Future transport-and-process wheeled vehicle; 9.5. Weight equations of a multi-wheel vehicle and its elements; 9.6. Calculating the weight of wheeled vehicles-- Chapter 10. Power plants of wheeled vehicles. 10.1 General characterization of power units; 10.2. Engine development trends; 10.3 Fundamentals of HDWV engine designs; 10.4 Features of mathematical modeling a diesel engine and gas-turbine power plants for HDSVs; 10.5. State of things with electrochemical engines -- Chapter 11. Fundamental theory and calculation of power transmission from engine to wheeled mover. 11.1 General overview, classification, and requirements for transmissions; 11.2. Trends in designs of mechanical transmissions; 11.3. Brakes-retarders of transmission type; 11.4. Main principles of power distribution in transmissions of modern and future HDSVs; 11.5. Optimization of the power transfer to the wheeled mover; 11.6. Promising electric transmissions -- Chapter 12. Oscillations in multi-axle wheel chassis with resilient tires. 12.1. Characteristics of vertical- and longitudinal-angular oscillations; 12.2. Characteristics of lateral-angular oscillations; 12.3. Frequency characteristics of oscillation velocities; 12.4. Frequency characteristics of oscillation accelerations; 12.5. Spectral analysis of oscillations; 12.6. Spatial models of oscillations; 12.7. Spatial model of oscillations in a multi-axle saddle road train -- Chapter 13. Fundamental theory and design of springing systems for HDWV wheels. 13.1. Function, classification, and requirements for wheel suspensions; 13.2. Analysis and calculation process of wheel suspensions; 13.3. Active and regulated suspensions and platform stabilization systems; 13.4. Choice of damping and rigidity parameters for long-stroke suspensions; 13.5. Designing long-stroke wheel suspensions for support-running modules (SRM); 13.6. Analysis of the results of experimental trials on HDWV hydropneumatic suspensions; 13.7. Designing and calculating suspensions -- Chapter 14. Curvilinear motion of multi-axle wheel chassis. 14.1. Terms and definitions; 14.2. Equations of plane curvilinear motion in multi-link wheeled chassis; 14.3. Motion stability of multi-axle wheeled chassis; 14.4. Steady motion stability in multi-axle wheeled chassis; 14.5. Steady motion stability in a multi-axle wheeled chassis
14.6. Non-stationary motion stability in a multi-axle wheeled chassis -- Chapter 15. Fundamental theory and design of HDWV steering systems. 15.1. General provisions; 15.2. Basic requirements for steering systems; 15.3. Initial data for StS calculation; 15.4. Selection and mathematical justification of functionality of flexible StS; 15.5. Study of turning ability, maneuverability, and motion of HDWVs with different StSs; 15.6. General design of automated control systems for curvilinear motion; 15.7. All-wheel steering system for a 12x12 HDWV
Summary This book narrates the history of HDWVs and presents the theory and calculations required to design them. It summarizes results of the authors' academic research and experience and presents innovative technical solutions used for electric and hydrostatic transmissions, steering systems, and active safety of these vehicles
Analysis Commercial vehicle
Braking systems
Suspension systems
Tires and traction
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 537-542)
Notes Title from PDF title page (SAE Web site, 08/25/2015)
Also available in print
Subject Trucks -- Design and construction.
Four-wheel drive vehicles -- Design and construction
Trucks -- Design and construction.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
Author Popov, Sergei D., author
Schukin, Leonid, translator
Society of Automotive Engineers, publisher.
ISBN 9780768080681