Numerical research of positioning process of unit loads by system of oblique friction force fields


  • Tomasz Piątkowski Uniwersytet Technologiczno-Przyrodniczy, Wydział Inżynierii Mechanicznej, Bydgoszcz Author
  • Janusz Sempruch Uniwersytet Technologiczno-Przyrodniczy, Wydział Inżynierii Mechanicznej, Bydgoszcz Author



modelling, friction, positioning precision


In the paper, the authors present a proposal for modelling the process of positioning of a stream of unit loads in axis of conveyor (e.g. belt conveyor, roller conveyor) realized by means of two directionally-oriented friction force fields. It was accepted during modelling, that the positioning process of loads is aided by additional zone of friction (introduced between oblique friction force fields) forcing the objects motion in accordance with direction of transportation velocity of conveyor. The purpose of presented research is assessment of influence of the constructional and exploational parameters of roller manipulator on positioning precision of unit loads.


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Piątkowski, T., & Sempruch, J. (2010). Numerical research of positioning process of unit loads by system of oblique friction force fields. Archives of Transport, 22(3), 337-347.


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