A compact and portable design development of a low rolling resistance test rig

Wheatley, Greg, Rains, Ashley, and Zaeimi, Mohammad (2021) A compact and portable design development of a low rolling resistance test rig. Acta Logistica, 8 (4). pp. 369-379.

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Abstract

Low Rolling Resistance (LRR) conveyor systems are generally preferred over traditional conveyors because of better overall efficiency lesser energy consumption required to operate. In this work, the design development and analysis path in the process of downscaling the size of an existent LRR test rig to a compact, portable and desktop-sized model is presented. Simulation has been developed using SolidWorks and finite element analysis is conducted using ANSYS to obtain the deformation, stress and strain of each part of the new design.

Item ID: 69452
Item Type: Article (Research - C1)
ISSN: 1339-5629
Keywords: low rolling resistance, conveyor system, test rig
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Date Deposited: 03 Dec 2021 05:11
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