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Modeling and simulation of a quarter car model with a nonlinear damper

Shahimi, Sharis Shazzali and Ridhuan Siradj , Fadly Jashi Darsivan (2013) Modeling and simulation of a quarter car model with a nonlinear damper. In: nternational Conference on Mechanical, Automotive and Aerospace Engineering 2013, 2-4 July 2013, Kuala Lumpur.

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Abstract

An empirical investigation of a simple passenger quarter car model is presented. A differential equation of a quarter car model is carried out using MATLAB. Experiments are performed on a passive damper suspension to obtain the characteristics of a nonlinear damper, namely, the backbone of Force versus Velocity curves in which describes nonlinear effects that depend on varying frequencies and amplitudes of the road profile. The backbone is used to find the polynomial equations up to the order of 4 are applied. Results using the experimental parameters and the simulation models are obtained so that comparisons with respect to the performance of the damper are made. A road profile is then used to simulate a quarter car models using these nonlinear equations. Analysis of the results includes position, velocity, and acceleration of the sprung and unsprung masses of the model in a range of frequencies with respect to the input road profile.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Full Paper)
Additional Information: 5402/32291
Uncontrolled Keywords: quarter car model; passive suspension; nonlinear damper; force versus velocity curves; backbone models
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: Engr. Dr. Fadly Jashi Darsivan Ridhuan
Date Deposited: 24 Jan 2014 15:38
Last Modified: 24 Jan 2014 15:38
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/32291

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