1. bookVolume 115 (2018): Issue 1 (January 2018)
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The Modelling and Analysis of Shock Absorbers with Stroke-Dependent Damping

Published Online: 16 May 2020
Volume & Issue: Volume 115 (2018) - Issue 1 (January 2018)
Page range: 163 - 175
Received: 02 Jan 2018
Journal Details
License
Format
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2353-737X
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20 May 2020
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1 time per year
Languages
English
Abstract

In order to obtain the characteristics of a damping force which depends on the amplitude and frequency of the excitation, a modification to the vehicle shock absorber is proposed in this paper. Within the range of small amplitudes, the ‘soft’ characteristics improve riding comfort, while within the resonance ranges, the increased damping force provides a higher level of ride safety. A nonlinear model of the system is introduced, taking into account various strategies of oil-flow control. Utilising numerical integration methods, the influence of excitation parameters and constructional parameters on the characteristics of the damper is investigated.

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