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  • Truck vibrations caused by rotating shaft deflection 

    Kučera, Pavel; Píštěk, Václav (JVE International, 2017-11-15)
    The article deals with the creation of a transient computational model of rotating shaft deflection. This model is used for analysis of vibrations in the truck powertrain with an 8x8 drive. This vehicle is intended for ...
  • Testing of the Mechatronic Robotic System of the Differential Lock Control on a Truck 

    Kučera, Pavel; Píštěk, Václav (SAGE Publications, 2017-10-30)
    This article deals with testing the algorithm developed for autonomous control lock of the differential in a truck. Hardware for HIL testing of robotic systems or automotive systems is used and the proposed control algorithm ...
  • Prototyping a System for Truck Differential Lock Control 

    Kučera, Pavel; Píštěk, Václav (MDPI, 2019-08-20)
    The article deals with the development of a mechatronic system for locking vehicle differentials. An important benefit of this system is that it prevents the jamming of the vehicle in difficult adhesion conditions. The ...
  • Effective Mistuning Identification Method of Integrated Bladed Discs of Marine Engine Turbochargers 

    Píštěk, Václav; Kučera, Pavel; Fomin, Oleksij; Lovska, Alyona (MDPI, 2020-05-25)
    Radial turbine and compressor wheels form essential cornerstones of modern internal combustion engines in terms of economy, efficiency and, in particular, environmental compatibility. As a result of the introduction of ...
  • A method of rotary engine performance prediction 

    Drbal, Milan (Silesian University of Technology, 2020-06-20)
    The rotary engine mainly developed for the automotive industry by the NSU corporation is currently used in unmanned aircraft, transportable generators and small watercraft. In the early stage of the engine development, the ...
  • Optimal design of structure in rheological models: an automotive application to dampers with high viscosity silicone fluids 

    Píštěk, Václav; Klimeš, Lubomír; Mauder, Tomáš; Kučera, Pavel (JVE International, 2017-10-09)
    Dynamic torsional vibration dampers are for a long time inherent integral components of internal combustion engines. One of the most common types of the dynamic dampers is a silicone damper. It has been, for many years, ...
  • Strength characteristic determination of a flat wagon carrying structure with a lower centre of gravity 

    Fomin, Oleksij; Lovska, Alyona; Píštěk, Václav; Kučera, Pavel (JVE International, 2020-06-29)
    The study deals with application of flat wagons with lower centre of gravity for transportation of heavy containers and military equipment. A special feature of the wagon structure is the presence of swivel sectors, which ...
  • The research of the influence of viscous interaction between wagon and container on the dynamic load during transportation by rail ferry 

    Lovska, Alyona; Fomin, Oleksij; Píštěk, Václav; Kučera, Pavel (JVE International, 2020-05-07)
    This paper proposes the improved scheme of interaction of containers with the load-bearing structure of the wagon when transporting by rail ferry. In order to ensure the stability of the container balance in the event of ...
  • Computational modelling of dynamic loads of a container under viscous interaction with a flat wagon in sea transport 

    Lovska, Alyona; Fomin, Oleksij; Píštěk, Václav; Kučera, Pavel (JVE International, 2020-05-07)
    The article deals with the computational modelling of dynamic loads of a container under viscous interaction with a flat wagon transported by a train ferry. The calculation was made with the finite element method in ...
  • Heavy-Duty Transmission Gear Shift Investigation by Virtual Prototypes 

    Prokop, Aleš; Kučera, Pavel; Řehák, Kamil (JVE Intenational, 2018-05-22)
    This paper deals with application of virtual prototype to the heavy-duty vehicles gearbox concept. Used methodology was developed and validated on the single stage gearbox concept. Afterwards the virtual prototype was ...
  • Parameter effecting the experimental determination of modal properties 

    Řehák, Kamil; Kučera, Pavel; Prokop, Aleš (JVE Intenational, 2018-05-22)
    The investigation of structure dynamic behavior can be done by finding modal properties, which are based on the relation of force and vibration response. The information about exact force value is in most application ...
  • Truck vibrations caused by unbalanced rotating shaft 

    Kučera, Pavel; Píštěk, Václav (JVE International, 2016-08-31)
    This article presents an analysis of vibrations in drivetrain of an 8x8 truck caused by an unbalanced rotating drive shaft. This truck is also used in military and fire sphere. The aim was to reduce the vibrations affecting ...
  • Measuring the yaw mass moment of inertia of vehicle 

    Hejtmánek, Petr; Blaťák, Ondřej; Kučera, Pavel; Porteš, Petr; Vančura, Jan (ČVUT-Praha, 2013-07-06)
    The paper describes the procedure of the vehicle yaw moment of inertia determination. The effect of the oscillation period measurement error onto total measurement error is analysed. The measurement stand for moment of ...
  • A Computational Model of Powertrain Components in Simulink 

    Kučera, Pavel; Píštěk, Václav (Brno University of Technology, 2014-05-12)
    The article deals with the development of a computational model of an engine, a transmission and a clutch. These parts of the powertrain were created using blocks from the libraries of the Simulink software while the input ...
  • Analyses of truck powertrain torque and vibration 

    Kučera, Pavel; Píštěk, Václav (JVE Intenational, 2017-05-30)
    The article deals with an analysis of the mean value of the torque of the truck with 8x8 drive. Torque was measured using a noncontact device on the powertrain shaft. This shaft is used to drive the first front axle. For ...
  • Research to improve traction and dynamic quality of locomotives 

    Píštěk, Václav; Kučera, Pavel (JVE International, 2017-09-27)
    The article reviews and analyzes available theoretical and experimental studies aimed at improving the tractive and dynamic characteristics of locomotives. Based on the information received, the authors formulated the ...
  • Results of the experimental research of dynamic vibration processes of the rail for rolling stocks fault diagnostics 

    Píštěk, Václav; Kravchenko, Kostiantyn; Kučera, Pavel (JVE International, 2017-09-27)
    The paper discusses the preconditions of the methodology development of diagnosis system for assessing dynamic impact of the rolling stock on the basis of processing and analysis of data obtained in operation on the results ...
  • MODERN TOOLS FOR VEHICLE DEVELOPMENT 

    Porteš, Petr; Kučera, Pavel; Píštěk, Václav; Fojtášek, Jan; Zháňal, Lubor (Brno University of Technology, 2017-05-15)
    The development of vehicles is constantly advancing, therefore, it is required to have more sophisticated tools for the development of a complete vehicle or its individual parts. This article describes modern tools used ...
  • SHAFT VIBRATION OF THE TRUCK 

    Kučera, Pavel; Píštěk, Václav (Brno University of Technology, 2017-05-15)
    This article describes analysis of vibrations in a powertrain of a truck with 8x8 drive. It may be caused by a deflection of the rotating drive shaft. The aim was to reduce the vibrations, therefore, a transient computational ...
  • AUTOMATIC DIFFERENTIAL LOCK CONTROL IN A TRUCK – STRAIGHT DRIVE 

    Kučera, Pavel; Píštěk, Václav; Porteš, Petr (Institute of Thermomechanics Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, 2016-05-09)
    The paper deals with the creation of control algorithm for locking differential of the truck. This algorithm is based on assumptions of the ZF ADM system and it is created using software Simulink-Stateflow. The article ...

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