Mechanism of improved mobility of six-wheeled vehicle for mining application

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Rocker bogie mechanism, mobility, 6 wheeled vehicle.


Human inventions have been developing since the Stone Age. From the invention of the wheel to the progress of today’s best truck. In the process of evolution, humans have improved their ability to traverse different terrains. On each occasion, due to the height and inclination of the obstacles, portability has been hampered. Most of the obstacles with a gentle slope have been effectively overcome. However, due to unstable obstacles, the vehicle did not pass through. Consider the suspension components of the 4-bar tipping bogie. To ensure the great flexibility of the bogie, the turn should be kept in a reasonably expected low position while maintaining maximum ground freedom.

To design a vehicle that can climb a 90 degree slope, the basic 4 bar tipping bogie instrument has been used with a trapezoidal front fork to give the vehicle a 90-degree slope climbing obstacle. An inflated tire can expand the vehicle’s wheelbase and keep the focus of gravity on the frame even when climbing obstacles. Through the above changes, the vehicle can climb a deterrent with a height twice the width of the wheel and a lean point of 90 degrees. Using this mechanism in the mining robots can be accomplished various applications such as mining, robotic excavation, transportation, robotic surveying, robotic drilling, and handling explosives. Tipping bogie suspension will become an alternative mechanism for super terrain mining.


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KUMAR, R., SARAVANAN, A., H L, N., N, T., & N, A. (2022). Mechanism of improved mobility of six-wheeled vehicle for mining application. Journal of Mines, Metals and Fuels, 69(9), 327–334.
Received 2022-01-24
Accepted 2022-01-24
Published 2022-01-24



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