Essays about: "heavy-duty vehicles"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 122 essays containing the words heavy-duty vehicles.

  1. 1. Exploring how Driver State Monitoring can be Utilized in Heavy-Duty Trucks : Designing a HMI Concept for 2035 with the Driver in Focus

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för ekonomi, teknik och samhälle; Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för ekonomi, teknik och samhälle

    Author : Emil Larsson; William Press; [2020]
    Keywords : Driver State Monitoring; Heavy-Duty Distribution Truck; HMI; Industrial Design Engineering; Förarbevakningsystem; Distributionslastbil; Teknisk Design; Människa-Maskin-Interaktion;

    Abstract : Driving a heavy-duty distribution truck in an urban environment is an intricate task that requires atremendous effort from the driver. Even a minor error such as briefly looking away from the road for asecond could have fatal consequences. READ MORE

  2. 2. Optimization of the Parking Manoeuvre for a 1-Trailer Truck

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för elektroteknik och datavetenskap (EECS)

    Author : Hector Esteban Cabezos; [2020]
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    Abstract : Motion planning for autonomous heavy duty vehicles has been intensively studied during the last years due to its promising benefits for industry in terms of money savings and safety. The system treated in this thesis is a 1-trailer truck. READ MORE

  3. 3. Steering of the second front axle in Volvo trucks

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för informationsteknologi; Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för informationsteknologi

    Author : Martin Asplund; Robin Landin; [2020]
    Keywords : Vehicles; Volvo; AFRY; trucks; steering; structural analysis; Solidworks; Matlab; safety; environmental; material; Fordon; Volvo; AFRY; lastbilar; styrning; hållfasthet; Solidworks; matlab; lastvagnar; miljö; material; säkerhet;

    Abstract : Every few years, modern heavy-duty vehicles get redesigned and can carry more cargo than previously known. Increasing the amount of cargo means increasing the weight, which then leads to more pressure on the engineers to design improved vehicle frames and axles to distribute this load. A recent addition is a second front axle. READ MORE

  4. 4. Optimal Formation of Heavy Duty Vehicle Platoons

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Fordonssystem

    Author : Edblom Dennis; [2020]
    Keywords : optimal; platoon; platooning; formation; heavy-duty vehicle;

    Abstract : Platooning has the potential to significantly reduce fuel consumption, but with heavy duty vehicles scattered on roads driving alone, there is a need for coordination. One solution is for a vehicle to increase its speed to catch up and platoon with a preceding vehicle. READ MORE

  5. 5. Analysis of the US procedure for the fuel consumption and greenhouse gases certification of heavy duty vehicles

    University essay from KTH/Fordonsdynamik

    Author : Paolo Enrico Viotti; [2019]
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    Abstract : The vehicle sector is facing the biggest revolution of the last 70 years, whose main target is the depletion of emission and a steady decrease of fuel consumption. The focus in this report is the Green House Gas Emissions model (GEM) developed by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). READ MORE