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Development of high precision gravity center position measurement system for large heavy vehicles
Author(s): Xintong Zhao; Hongzhou Jiang; Shutao Zheng; Junwei Han
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Paper Abstract

Gravity center position is one important index to evaluate the stability of vehicles. A high precision gravity center measure system is proposed in this paper, which can be used in weight and gravity center measuring for large heavy vehicles. Based on a static gravity measuring principle with three measuring points, a hydraulic driven 2-DOF motion platform is developed. By means of a degree-of-freedom control, the platform can realize accurate positioning to construct two intersected planes and work out the three-dimensional coordinates of the vehicle gravity center. Experiments demonstrate that the system's measurement error in weight is less than 0.3%, in Gravity center position measurement is less than 3mm in X and Y direction, and in Z direction is no greater than 5mm.

Paper Details

Date Published: 2 May 2006
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 6042, ICMIT 2005: Control Systems and Robotics, 604241 (2 May 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.664792
Show Author Affiliations
Xintong Zhao, Harbin Institute of Technology (China)
Hongzhou Jiang, Harbin Institute of Technology (China)
Shutao Zheng, Harbin Institute of Technology (China)
Junwei Han, Harbin Institute of Technology (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6042:
ICMIT 2005: Control Systems and Robotics

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