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Life and Risk Assessment of Semiactive Suspension System Using Ride Comfort Advisory System (RCAS)

  • R. N. YerrawarEmail author
  • M. A. Joshi
  • R. R. Arakerimath
Conference paper

Abstract

In this paper, the design of experiment approach is used for analysis and optimization of ride comfort of the vehicle. Also, optimized suspension parameters combination was presented through Taguchi DOE method. From Taguchi L16 array and SN ratio analysis, it is observed that the Cylinder Material with Al and CS for damper cylinder is a key parameter for performance measure of Semi active suspension system. From regression analysis, linear mathematical model is developed. The optimized Ride Comfort observed from the DOE table is 0.99 m/s2 which is in the range of Fairly Uncomfortable to Uncomfortable as per IS 2631. The advisory system, known as Ride Comfort Advisory System (RCAS) is developed. The optimized model of Magnetorheological (MR) damper will have widely helpful to Indian Auto Industry. From the measured acceleration and RCAS acceleration results, it is observed that there is error between ±8 to ±10% and it is under limit as per comfort level suggested by IS 2631. The error arise due to the linear model equations and actual readings.

Keywords

Semiactive suspension Ride comfort Magnetorheological damper 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. N. Yerrawar
    • 1
    Email author
  • M. A. Joshi
    • 1
  • R. R. Arakerimath
    • 2
  1. 1.MES College of EngineeringPuneIndia
  2. 2.G. H. Raisoni COE and MWagholi, PuneIndia

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