Istrazivanja i projektovanja za privreduJournal of Applied Engineering Science


ISSN: 1451-4117

E-ISSN: 1821-31977
Volume 9 article 205 pages: 401 - 410

Dragan Sekulic
University of Belgrade, Faculty of transport and traffic engineering, Belgrade, Serbia

Vlastimir Dedovic
University of Belgrade, Faculty of transport and traffic engineering, Belgrade, Serbia

An analysis of the vibration comfort of the users of an intercity bus IK-302 is carried out. Evaluation of the vibrations effect is made through criteria of comfort for means of public transport, defined in the international standard ISO 2631. The plane longitudinal model of the bus, with seven degrees of freedom (DOF) is created in the module ADAMS/View. Comfort is considered with the places of driver and passengers, in the middle part of the bus as well as on the rear overhang. Vertical seats accelerations of users were analyzed for two actual excitations: asphalt-concrete in bad condition and the same in good condition. The results of the simulation show that the vibrations mostly endanger the comfort of passengers in the rear end of the bus, and driver’s comfort is not threatened.

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