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An investigation on the hysteresis characteristics of an automotive air spring
Author(s): H. Liu; J. C. Lee
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Paper Abstract

Hysteresis is one of major properties of air spring during its compression and rebounding sequences. This study shows hysteresis property of air spring theoretically and experimentally. At first, the theoretical model of the air spring was developed, considering the factor of heat exchange. And then experiments of force responses with displacement excitation signal of various frequencies were implemented. The simulations by using obtained model were performed to compare with experimental results. The results show that simulation results are close to experiment in low excitation frequency from 1 Hz to 0.1 Hz, but there exits some difference between them in very low excitation frequency (quasistatic process).

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 January 2008
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 6794, ICMIT 2007: Mechatronics, MEMS, and Smart Materials, 67941N (9 January 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.784423
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H. Liu, Keimyung Univ. (South Korea)
J. C. Lee, Keimyung Univ. (South Korea)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6794:
ICMIT 2007: Mechatronics, MEMS, and Smart Materials

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