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Zero Radius Turn Methodology in Vehicle by Lift and Turn Mechanism

Author(s):

Sachin Abraham , Loyola Institute of Technology and Science; Amal Madhu, Loyola Institute of Technology and Science; Sudhin S Saji, Loyola Institute of Technology and Science; Tony John, Loyola Institute of Technology and Science

Keywords:

Zero Radius Turn Methodology, Vehicle

Abstract

This paper aims to bring out an alternative solution for conventional vehicle maneuvering method like two wheel steering system. In modern era, the major characteristics of a vehicle include steering ability and handling have acquired more important. Conventional steering system involves either Ackerman or Davis steering system which has major disadvantage that it can’t take minimum radius turn. Here the main intention is to improve turning ability of the vehicle by zero radius, without wheel wandering problems. The numbers of vehicles in roads are increasing and results problem of traffic congestion and vehicle maneuvering on narrow roads. To overcome this problem Zero radius turn methodology by lift and turn mechanism in vehicles has been proposed.

Other Details

Paper ID: IJSRDV6I120408
Published in: Volume : 6, Issue : 12
Publication Date: 01/03/2019
Page(s): 556-558

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