Optimizing the trajectory of a wheel loader working in short loading cycles

Reno Filla
Emerging Technologies, Volvo Construction Equipment, Eskilstuna, Sweden

Ladda ner artikelhttp://dx.doi.org/10.3384/ecp1392a30

Ingår i: 13th Scandinavian International Conference on Fluid Power; June 3-5; 2013; Linköping; Sweden

Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings 92:30, s. 307-317

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Publicerad: 2013-09-09

ISBN: 978-91-7519-572-8

ISSN: 1650-3686 (tryckt), 1650-3740 (online)


A study into alternative trajectories for wheel loaders working in short loading cycles has been conducted; examining other patterns than the traditional V- or Y-cycle. Depending on workplace setup and target function of the optimisation other trajectories can indeed prove beneficial. The results of this study can be used in operator models for offline simulations as well as for operator assistance or even in controllers for autonomous machines or energy management systems for non-conventional machines like hybrids


Wheel loader; working cycle; trajectory; work pattern; simulation; operator model; control; operator assistance


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