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Journal of KONES

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Personal commuting vehicle concept

Autorzy Grzegożek, W. 
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Warianty tytułu
Języki publikacji EN
EN In the article the author presents the analysis of persona! commuting vehicles produced nowadays. The analysis comprises their purposes, functionality, comfort and construction solution of the following elements: drive and sleering system, suspension and batteries. The evolution of a vehicle regarding the space necessary for its manoeuvres and parking is the essential parameter of the analysis. The concept of a city vehicle worked out at the Cracow University of Technology is presented in the further part of the article. The vehicle that has been constructed belongs to L6e category. In the article two concepts of such vehicle are presented - a vehicle for a single person and "a tandem " type of vehicle for two persons. The result of introductory tests of a function model worked out on the basis of a concept model is also presented. The function of the frame and its shape is to make possible for the front of vehicle to enter the back of the other one. Construction solution of this type also reduced the space necessary for parking. Two concepts of front suspension system - rotation axle and suspension with swivel axle were evaluated. Manoeuvrability and stability of rectilinear of rectilinear motion were taken into account. The results that were obtained make drawing conclusion referring to further development of such vehicle possible.
Słowa kluczowe
EN transport   city transport   personal commuting vehicle   narrow car  
Wydawca Institute of Aviation
Czasopismo Journal of KONES
Rocznik 2010
Tom Vol. 17, No. 3
Strony 113--118
Opis fizyczny Bibliogr. 14 poz., rys.
autor Grzegożek, W.
  • racow University of Technology Jana Pawła II Av. 37, 31-864 Kraków, Poland tel: +48 12 6283 526, fax: +48 12 6481344,
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