Design of a Road Simulator for Motorcycle Applications
AbstractFour-wheeled vehicles are often tested on indoor, four-poster road simulator rigs. Road loads are simulated with the use of servo-hydraulic systems for suspension set-up optimisation, NVH analysis, and fatigue life cycles. The use of a road simulator is not such a common practice for two-wheeled vehicles despite problems to be faced being extremely similar. The paper presents a device for testing motorcycles on a Servotest® four-poster. A dedicated restraint system had to be devised in order to support the motorcycle without altering its inertial characteristics. Additional pneumatic actuators with a purposely developed instrumentation have been designed to reproduce braking and power thrusts. View Full-Text
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Chindamo, D.; Gadola, M.; Armellin, D.; Marchesin, F. Design of a Road Simulator for Motorcycle Applications. Appl. Sci. 2017, 7, 1220.
Chindamo D, Gadola M, Armellin D, Marchesin F. Design of a Road Simulator for Motorcycle Applications. Applied Sciences. 2017; 7(12):1220.Chicago/Turabian Style
Chindamo, Daniel; Gadola, Marco; Armellin, Dario; Marchesin, Felipe. 2017. "Design of a Road Simulator for Motorcycle Applications." Appl. Sci. 7, no. 12: 1220.
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