Title: Design of automatic control of multi-axle motor vehicles with a hydrostatic wheel drive

Authors: S.B. Shukhman, V.I. Solovyev, M.A. Malkin

Addresses: NAMI-Service, Innovation Company, Avtomotornaya ul., 4a, Moscow 125438, Russia. ' NAMI-Service, Innovation Company, Avtomotornaya ul., 4a, Moscow 125438, Russia. ' NAMI-Service, Innovation Company, Avtomotornaya ul., 4a, Moscow 125438, Russia

Abstract: The paper is concerned with the design of a system for control of an Unmanned Ground Vehicle (UGV) based on a multi-axle all-wheel drive chassis with hydrostatic wheel drive. A technique is also suggested for improving the efficiency of the driveline system by means of effective control of the hydrostatic drive that improves the energy performance of the wheel robot.

Keywords: UGV; unmanned ground vehicles; motor vehicles; all-wheel drives; multi-axle vehicles; flexible intelligent drives; hydrostatic wheel drives; automatic control; power distribution; hydrostatic driveline system efficiency; energy performance; wheeled robots.

DOI: 10.1504/IJVAS.2011.041381

International Journal of Vehicle Autonomous Systems, 2011 Vol.9 No.3/4, pp.145 - 163

Available online: 21 Jul 2011 *

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