Istrazivanja i projektovanja za privreduJournal of Applied Engineering Science


DOI: 10.5937/jaes11-4122
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Volume 11 article 258 pages: 137 - 144

Miroslav Demic
University of Kragujevac, Faculty of Engineering Science, Kragujevac, Serbia

Djordje Diligenski
University of Kragujevac, Faculty of Engineering Science, Kragujevac, Serbia

Steered wheels shimmy is a harmful phenomenon in the steering system of the vehicle. It causes driver’s fatigue and fatigue of the elements of steering system, increased tire wear etc. In practice, efforts are being made to reduce or eliminate the occurrence of this effect, and the buses are sometimes equipped with shock absorbers in the steering trapeze. In this paper an attempt is made to analyze the infl uence of shock absorber in the steering trapeze on the steered wheels shimmy of a bus. Analysis showed that shock absorbers signifi cantly affect the reduction of steered wheels shimmy.

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