Controlled damping of a 48-metre wide spray rig

Billingsley, John ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7198-5594 (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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Abstract

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: © 2010 by Mechatronics and Machine Vision in Practice. Permanent restricted access to published version due to publisher copyright policy.
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Historic - Faculty of Engineering and Surveying - Department of Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering (Up to 30 Jun 2013)
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Historic - Faculty of Engineering and Surveying - Department of Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering (Up to 30 Jun 2013)
Date Deposited: 26 Oct 2010 03:18
Last Modified: 24 Jun 2020 05:34
Uncontrolled Keywords: spray rig; control; mechanical dampers; spray booms
Fields of Research (2008): 09 Engineering > 0906 Electrical and Electronic Engineering > 090602 Control Systems, Robotics and Automation
09 Engineering > 0999 Other Engineering > 099901 Agricultural Engineering
Fields of Research (2020): 40 ENGINEERING > 4007 Control engineering, mechatronics and robotics > 400799 Control engineering, mechatronics and robotics not elsewhere classified
40 ENGINEERING > 4099 Other engineering > 409901 Agricultural engineering
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/8876

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