Print Email Facebook Twitter Development and validation of a modular simulation model for commercial vehicles Title Development and validation of a modular simulation model for commercial vehicles Author Evers, W.J. Besselink, I.J.M. Nijmeijer, H. van der Knaap, A.C.M. TNO Industrie en Techniek Publication year 2009 Abstract In this paper a modular truck semi-trailer model is developed in the multi-body toolbox SimMechanics, which is part of MATLAB/Simulink. It can be used to analyse a wide range of active control solutions (anywhere in the model), as well as the influence of passive vehicle modifications. As the model is modular, it is relatively easy (compared to conventional multi-body software packages) to modify or replace any of the components as well as the number and type of trailer axles. The model is validated using a wide range of measurement data obtained from measurements on a real air sprung tractor semi-trailer. Copyright © 2009 Inderscience Enterprises Ltd. Subject SimulationMeasurementsModulesSimMechanicsTruck modelAutomobile bodiesAutomobile parts and equipmentComputer softwareControl system analysisLight trailersTaxicabsTruck transportationActive controlsCommercial vehiclesMATLAB /simulinkMeasurement datumModular simulationsMulti bodiesSemi trailersVehicle modificationsTruck trailers To reference this document use: http://resolver.tudelft.nl/uuid:f570f865-1f33-4234-9113-6de1eec08e51 TNO identifier 241431 ISSN 1744-232X Source International Journal of Heavy Vehicle Systems, 16 (1-2), 132-153 Document type article Files To receive the publication files, please send an e-mail request to TNO Library.