Test bench for the assessment of vibrations occurring in motorcycles
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Faculty of Mechatronics and Machine Design, Kielce University of Technology, Polska
Faculty of Transport and Traffic Sciences, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Krzysztof Podosek   

Faculty of Mechatronics and Machine Design, Kielce University of Technology, aleja Tysiąclecia Państwa Polskiego 7, 25-314, Kielce, Polska
Submission date: 2022-03-09
Final revision date: 2022-03-25
Acceptance date: 2022-03-28
Publication date: 2022-03-31
The Archives of Automotive Engineering – Archiwum Motoryzacji 2022;95(1):65–78
The purpose of this publication is to present the construction and adaptation of the test stand intended for motorcycle simulation research. The stand is designed to study the impact of motorcycle vibrations that act on the body of the driver and passenger. Motorcycles belong to one of the types of transport that directly affects users. Excessive vibrations transmitted to the body of the driver and passenger can make driving uncomfortable and even dangerous. The vibrations of motorcycles depend mainly on the technical condition of the vehicle, the structure of the vehicle, and the construction of the engine. The stand was built on the basis of a hydraulic power supply unit, distributor, and electrohydraulic pulsators. The purpose of the construction of the stand is to examine a given group of motorcycles to learn and eliminate vibrations that occur in various areas of motorcycles and affect the comfort, health, and safety of motorcycle travelers. Test studies of the presented stand are presented in this article. The preliminary results of the simulation tests determined the possibility of testing individual elements and motorcycles on the laboratory stand.
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