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Dynamic interactions and optimal design of PRT vehicles on elevated guideways

Peter W. Likins

Dynamic interactions and optimal design of PRT vehicles on elevated guideways

by Peter W. Likins

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Published by Dept. of Transportation, Office of the Secretary, Office of University Research, for sale by the National Technical Information Service in Washington, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Personal rapid transit.,
  • Elevated highways.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPeter W. Likins, Richard B. Nelson, D. Lewis Mingori.
    SeriesReport - Dept. of Transportation ; no. DOT-TST-77-15
    ContributionsNelson, Richard B., Mingori, D. Lewis., United States. Dept. of Transportation. Office of University Research.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination87 p. in various pagings :
    Number of Pages87
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15218424M

    Figure 1: The design of a tilting tricycle requires a dynamic-based engineering approach. The global design process comprises three successive steps. Above all, it is assumed that the topology of the vehicle (i.e. type of joints, front and rear suspension linkages, etc) has been fixed by a preliminary mechanical design. Summary. Vehicle Design guides readers through the methods and processes designers use to create and develop some of the most stunning vehicles on the road. Written by Jordan Meadows, a designer who worked on the Ford Mustang, the book contains interviews with design directors at firms including Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Hyundai Motor Group, and Ford Motor Company, amongst other.

    Bridge Design Standard (Standards Australia, ) will see the design load for bridges increase to allow for heavier and more innovative vehicles in the future. Thus, it is important to understand vehicle-bridge interaction and the effects of heavy vehicles on bridges to quantify the dynamic loading to: 1. Optimal Transport Plan 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 3 -5 0 5 10 0 5 10 15 Figure 1. Random Histograms and Optimal Transport Plan standard. By a somewhat obvious geometric argument one can also see that this is equiv-alent to the L 1 distance between the two quantile functions, providing a nice connection to quantile treatment e ects.

    Book Description. Vehicle Design guides readers through the methods and processes designers use to create and develop some of the most stunning vehicles on the road. Written by Jordan Meadows, a designer who worked on the Ford Mustang, the book contains interviews with design directors at firms including Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Hyundai Motor Group, and Ford Motor Company, amongst . Each day, the design and development of vehicle suspension systems relies more on computer-aided design and computer-aided engineering tools, which allow anticipating the problems and solving them ahead of time. Dynamic behavior and characteristics are thus simulated accurately and inexpensively with moder-ate computational times and resources.


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Get this from a library. Dynamic interactions and optimal design of PRT vehicles on elevated guideways. [Richard B Nelson; D Lewis Mingori; Ross R Allen; University of California, Los Angeles. School of Engineering and Applied Science.; United States. Department of Transportation. Office of University Research.; United States.

Transportation Programs Bureau.]. Get this from a library. Dynamic interactions and optimal design of PRT vehicles on elevated guideways. [Peter W Likins; Richard B Nelson; D Lewis Mingori; United States.

Department of Transportation. Office of University Research.; University of California, Los Angeles. School of. DYNAMIC INTERACTIONS AND OPTIMAL DESIGN OF PRT VEHICLES ON ELEVATED GUIDEWAYS. The report presents research completed on optimum (minimum cost) design of PRT vehicle guideway systems; analysis of periodic motions of PRT vehicles over straight flexible guideways; and continued investigations of vehicle motions over curved elastic guideways.

The Design of Guideways for Personal Rapid Transit Systems. Edward Anderson. Abstract. PRT guideways are analyzed based on a result of prior dynamic analysis of vehicles moving across flexible spans in which it was found that the shorter the headway between vehicles the smaller is the difference between dynamic and static deflections, and that in the limit of zero nose-to-tail spacing.

the coupled dynamics of transportation vehicles and beam-type elevated guideways The importance of elevated guideway/vehicle dynamics to the design of advanced high-performance ground transportation systems is discussed and the general coupled vehicle-suspension guideway interaction problem is Author: H H Richardson, D N Wormley.

Building on theory of safe, reliable, and cost-effective design of PRT systems developed during the s, in the author and his colleagues initiated design of a new PRT system, now called. A General Purpose Computer Program for the Dynamic Simulation of Vehicle-Guideway Interactions.

The Johns Hopkins University, Applied Physics Laboratory, Report No. APL/JHU CP TPRSilver Spring, Md., Google ScholarCited by: 1. Personal Rapid Transit is a public transit system of small (3 to 6 passengers) vehicles traveling automatically on exclusive guideways separated from steeet and pedestrian traffic.

The guideway personal rapid transit or PRT vehicles up to today were being designed then to be slower than autos. My diesel cars can go over MPH yet gets 40 MPH at 80 MPH. How stupid this was going slow as the guideway had no cross traffic and never runs into deer or rarely even hard strikes a bird.

In this paper road damage caused by heavy vehicles is studied. The effects of passive, semi-active and active suspension designs on dynamic road loading are compared.

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The study includes analytical, numerical and experimental by: 5. Dynamic Axle Loads Static Loads on Level Ground Low-Speed Acceleration Loads on Grades Example Problems Tire Material and Design Tire Slip Typical Coefficients Total Road Loads Fuel Economy Effects Example Problems Fundamentals of Vehicle Dynamics.

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As in all engineering tasks, the need for a disciplined process is essential to assure that the life cycle cost goals, including the .Ride quality is a measure of the comfort level experienced by passengers and is intimately associated with their subjective perception and sensitivity to motion and to sound.

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