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Control system studies of an active anti-roll bar tilt system for railway vehicles

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posted on 21.04.2009 by John T. Pearson, Roger M. Goodall, Ian Pratt
This paper describes a theoretical study of an active anti-roll bar tilt control system for a railway vehicle. It presents the rationale behind body tilting, the advantages and disadvantages associated with body tilting and the key tilt control system requirements. The paper also describes the control modelling process and presents some simulation results from control system studies. A number of competing control systems have been designed and analysed, including both classical and optimal control strategies. The performance of the control systems for a variety of curves is considered, as well as their response to track irregularities. The results show that all the strategies provide good tilting performance, the optimal control approach being marginally better.

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  • Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering

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PEARSON, J.T., GOODALL, R.M. and PRATT, I., 1998. Control system studies of an active anti-roll bar tilt system for railway vehicles. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part F: Journal of Rail and Rapid Transit, 212(1), pp. 43-60.

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© IMechE / Professional Engineering Publishing

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VoR (Version of Record)

Publication date

1998

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This article has been published in the journal, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part F: Journal of Rail and Rapid Transit [© PEP]. The definitive version is available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1243/0954409981530670

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0954-4097

Language

en

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