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VW Transporter Van - Front Wheel Hub

http://www.holistic.ecs.soton.ac.uk/data/van_wheel_hub/pic1_small.jpgContributor: Gyorgy Szarka

Energy Source: Vibration
Application: Automobile
Specific Location: Cable-tied to the wheel (diameter 0.7 m) in an angle of approx. 35 degrees
Data Duration: 04m 59s
Data Frequency: 2048 Hz

Abstract: The selected car is a commercial vehicle (VW Transporter van) with a 5-cylinder diesel engine. The engine speed is relatively low, varying between 1500-2500 rpm. The van was driven around a set of roundabouts and straights for approx. 5 minutes, the maximum speed on the straight road was 40 mph. The data streams are included in .mat file, titled with the location of each data segments. There are 7 columns of data that represent: time (in seconds), x-axis raw data (in mV), y-axis raw data (in mV), z-axis raw data (in mV), x-axis acceleration (in g), y-axis acceleration (in g), and z-axis acceleration (in g). Features: a) The sensor is saturated at speeds higher than ~25 mph so the data for those parts cannot be used b) Starting from stand-still 27 - 33 seconds c) Going around a roundabout 86.3 - 97.3 seconds d) Stopping: 298 - 306 seconds

Acknowledgement: If you use this data, please:
  • acknowledge 'University of Bristol/University of Southampton, "Next Generation Energy-Harvesting Electronics: Holistic Approach" [online]. Available: http://www.holistic.ecs.soton.ac.uk/',
  • specify that the data was "Downloaded via The EH Network Data Repository (http://eh-network.org/data)".
Link to Data: http://www.holistic.ecs.soton.ac.uk/data/van_wheel_hub/data.zip
Link to Further Information and Analysis: http://www.holistic.ecs.soton.ac.uk/data/van_wheel_hub/data.php

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