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Dolly Steering Controller for Enhancing Low- and High-Speed Performance of High Capacity Vehicles

Authors: Abhishek Singh Tomar, Abhishek Kalose, Karel Kural, Joop Pauwelussen

Published in: Advances in Dynamics of Vehicles on Roads and Tracks

Publisher: Springer International Publishing

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Abstract

The adaptation of high capacity vehicles (HCVs) into existing commercial vehicle fleets have been considered a potential solution for reducing emissions, operational costs and infrastructure damages. However, due to increased length and number of articulations, there are challenges associated with HCVs with regard to their manoeuvrability at low-speeds and stability at high-speeds. This paper presents a Virtual Rigid Axle Command Steering control strategy for dolly steering, due to which both low- and high-speed performance of HCVs may be improved significantly compared to their conventional version with non-steered dolly. To demonstrate this, two HCVs, namely, A-double (tractor-semitrailer-dolly-semitrailer) and LHV-D (truck-dolly-semitrailer) are considered in this work.
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Metadata
Title
Dolly Steering Controller for Enhancing Low- and High-Speed Performance of High Capacity Vehicles
Authors
Abhishek Singh Tomar
Abhishek Kalose
Karel Kural
Joop Pauwelussen
Copyright Year
2020
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-38077-9_148

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