Modeling and Simulation of Adaptive Surface Tracked Vehicle Based on RecurDyn


In order to improve the adaptability of the tracked vehicle in the road and strengthen the grip of the tracked vehicle, a track surface adaptive mechanism was provided. In theory, it has been proved practically. Meanwhile, RecurDyn, which is a multi-body kinematics software, was used to build a multi-body soft hybrid model, based on structure, elasticity, linear damping adaptive tracked vehicle; meanwhile the model was used to carry on the kinematics simulation. Through the comparison between simulated motion trail and that of traditional motion trail, this paper analyzed the deviation of the motion trail and also simulated the motion trail of the warped surface so as to test the adaptive ability of the mechanism. According to the results, the adaptive mechanism was equipped with great surface adaptability. It can also adapt to the complex warped surface, and enjoy a damping effect.

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Chen, W. , Zhan, J. and Zhou, H. (2013) Modeling and Simulation of Adaptive Surface Tracked Vehicle Based on RecurDyn. Open Journal of Modelling and Simulation, 1, 37-41. doi: 10.4236/ojmsi.2013.14007.

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