publication . Doctoral thesis . 2014

Real-time controller for hydrostatic transmission

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  • Published: 23 Jul 2014
  • Country: South Africa
M. Ing. (Electrical and Electronic Engineering) This dissertation describes the development of a modular real-time controller implemented on a personal computer for a hydrostatically driven vehicle. In such a vehicle the conventional mechanical transmission is replaced with a hydrostatic pump and two hydrostatic motors, making use of the secondary control principle. The infinitely variable transmission and wheel pair controller gives the vehicle superior traction and mobility over conventionally driven vehicles.
free text keywords: Machine design, Hydrostatics
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