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Steer-bySteer-by-Wire System Gear Box Design

Elizabeth Dick, Vijay Patel, Trish Pham, Breanne Walters, Josh Collins Dr. Sohel Anwar-Project Sponsor AnwarFALL 2007

Presentation Outline

Project Goal Background Customer required criteria Motor Selection Final Model Model Analysis (Static and Dynamic) Conclusion Recommendations for the future Acknowledgements Questions

Project Goal
Convert rack and pinion system to operate two motors for steer-by-wire steering system

Current Motor Interface


Power Steering


Customer Design Criteria

Force to move to rack [N] Functionality [%] Redundancies Motor response time [ms] Deflection during actuation [degrees] Clearance [in] Functionality during single point failure [%] Backlash [in] Noise level [db] Suitable for laboratory Distance from bottom of fixture [in] Weight [lb] Volt [V] 5000/4000 100/75 2/1 85/100 0.5/0.6 0.5/0 100/90 0.25/1 <50/>65 100/85 >3/<2 <40/>50 <80/>80

Motor Selection

Motor Requirement

Selected Motor

Motor Performance Requirements 2 Nm Continuous Torque 3 Nm Max. Input Signal PWM Speed 2500 rpm Max. Current 20 A Max. Voltage 80 V Max. Power 1 hp

2.5 Nm Continuous, 8Nm Max., 2500 rpm, 10.3 A, 80 V, 1.7 hp

Final Model Design

Static Analysis

Dynamic Analysis
0.098425 [m], shaft length Shaft connecting Gearbox w/ Rack and Pinion .03 [m], shaft dia. 1:1 Gear Ratio 2 plcs Servo Motor 1.5 [N m] Torque 2 plcs

Product Evaluation Summary

Note Backlash and Noise Level Pending Prototype Build


Recommendations for the Future


Project turn-over turnDesign goals and customer design criteria need to be defined clear Communication

Dr. Sohel Anwar Project Sponsor Dr. Jie Chen Project Advisor Wei Nu Graduate Student Daniel Aw Graduate Student Brian Neel Mechanical Electrical Systems