Non-linear dynamics modelling description for simulating the behaviour of forestry cranes Online publication date: Mon, 24-Mar-2014
by Pedro La Hera; Daniel Ortíz Morales
International Journal of Modelling, Identification and Control (IJMIC), Vol. 21, No. 2, 2014
Abstract: Model-based design is a standard framework widely adopted in modern industry. It is used for designing multi-domain engineering solutions based on computer-aided simulation technology. Currently, this approach is also being considered as a tentative method for designing modern heavy-duty machine technology. Under this motivation, our aim is to present how modelling techniques can be used for simulating dynamics of forestry machines. To this end, we consider a forestry crane, and propose mathematical models and calibration techniques, such that model-based methods can subsequently be applied. The complexity of the machine is represented by first principle laws, in which the mechanical system is modelled by Euler-Lagrange formulations, and the hydraulic system is modelled by principles of fluid dynamics. The calibration algorithms are performed by statistical algorithms based on linear and non-linear least-squares methods. The results of simulation show a significant correspondence between the simulated and observed variables, validating our procedures.
Online publication date: Mon, 24-Mar-2014
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