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Development of hybrid electrical air-cushion tracked vehicle for swamp peat

Rahman, Mohammed Ataur and Mohiuddin, A. K. M. and Ismail, Ahmad Faris and Yahya, Azmi and Hossain, Altab (2010) Development of hybrid electrical air-cushion tracked vehicle for swamp peat. Journal of Terramechanics, 47 (1). pp. 45-54. ISSN 0022-4898

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Abstract

This study presents a developed hybrid electrical air-cushion tracked vehicle (HETAV) for the transportation operation of agricultural and industrial goods on the swamp peat terrain bearing capacity of 5 kN/m2. The vehicle’s design parameters are optimized by using the developed mathematical models which are made based on the kinematics and dynamics behaviors of the vehicle. A set of sensors are used with this vehicle to activate the air-cushion system and battery pack recharging system. The vehicle’s air-cushion system is protected by a novel-design auto-adjusting supporting system. The air-cushion dragging motion resistance is overcome with additional thrust which is developed by a propeller. The vehicle is equipped with the air-cushion system to make the vehicle ground contact pressure 5 kN/m2.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 5264/1133
Uncontrolled Keywords: hybrid electrical air-cushion tracked vehicle (HETAV), swamp peat
Subjects: T Technology > TL Motor vehicles. Aeronautics. Astronautics > TL1 Motor vehicles
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Engineering > Department of Mechanical Engineering
Depositing User: Prof. Dr. A K M Mohiuddin
Date Deposited: 09 Aug 2011 09:31
Last Modified: 29 Sep 2011 10:44
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/1133

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