Dynamic Analysis of a Quarter Car Model Moving Over a Gaussian Bump
Keywords:Dynamics, Quarter Car Model, Modeling and Simulation
Suspension systems have always been an important part of consideration in automobile considering the ride
comfort and passenger safety. A modern vehicle utilizes advanced suspension systems and therefore various
studies regarding quarter car suspension analysis have been done. The present work on quarter car model
passing over a Gaussian bump is carried out to investigate the effect of spring stiffness on the ride comfort
considering a speed range of 10 km/hr – 20 km/hr. The equations of the quarter car system are solved by
MATLAB and the behavior of the system with different spring stiffness is analyzed with respect to its effect on
sprung mass displacement and Root Mean Square (RMS) value of the sprung mass displacement.
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