Analysis of the influence the liquid cargo oscillations in a semi-trailer tank on the wheeled tractor motion indicators

Andrii Kozhushko, Oleksii Rebrov, Boris Kalchenko, Anatoliy Mamontov


A large amount of transport work of a wheeled tractor accounts for the transportation of liquid cargoes by tractor tanks. These tanks are different from road and rail tank containers with no internal partitions that would quench fluid fluctuations. The constant tendency to increase such freight transportation causes the appearance of negative factors affecting the driver's health and economic performance of the tractor. In the study of the influence of dynamic load on fuel efficiency, a mathematical model was used, which is capable of simulating engine operation at partial load and speed modes


wheeled tractor; semi-trailer tanker; liquid cargo; oscillations; mathematical model; engine; fuel economy


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