Controlled damping of a 48-metre wide spray rig

Billingsley, John (2010) Controlled damping of a 48-metre wide spray rig. In: 16th Annual Conference on Mechatronics and Machine Vision in Practice (M2VIP 2010) , 22-24 Jun 2010, Darussalam, Brunei.

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A method is investigated for damping the oscillation of a very wide agricultural spray rig. The present mechanical dampers couple the rolling disturbance of the vehicle into the tilt of the spray booms and an alternative technique is desirable. A method whereby the booms are driven in a manner analogous to a tightrope walker's balancing pole is shown to be effective.

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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information (displayed to public): © 2010 by Mechatronics and Machine Vision in Practice. Permanent restricted access to published version due to publisher copyright policy.
Depositing User: Prof John Billingsley
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Engineering and Surveying - Department of Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering
Date Deposited: 26 Oct 2010 03:18
Last Modified: 24 Mar 2015 00:37
Uncontrolled Keywords: spray rig; control; mechanical dampers; spray booms
Fields of Research (FoR): 09 Engineering > 0906 Electrical and Electronic Engineering > 090602 Control Systems, Robotics and Automation
09 Engineering > 0999 Other Engineering > 099901 Agricultural Engineering

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