Establishment of constitutive model and dynamic parameter analysis of rubber conveyor belt
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School of Mechanical Engineering, Liaoning Technical University, Fuxin, China
Siyuan Liu   

School of Mechanical Engineering, Liaoning Technical University, Fuxin, China
Submission date: 2022-05-18
Final revision date: 2022-12-19
Acceptance date: 2022-12-19
Online publication date: 2023-04-25
Publication date: 2023-04-28
Journal of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics 2023;61(2):365–378
A rubber conveyor belt is an essential piece of equipment in coal mine transportation. Its current motion and performance are directly affected by dynamic parameters. In this paper, a constitutive model has been established to study a rubber conveyor belt in order to analyze its dynamic characteristics. The covered rubber was considered as a classical solid model. The wire rope core was used as a Kelvin model, and a generalized constitutive mathematical model was established. Using Matlab, compariso of the fitting curve and the experimental curve was carried out to ensure reliability in an appropriate way. Meanwhile, the influence of different factors on dynamic parameters of rubber conveyor belts was also discussed by controlling the loading frequency and amplitude as well as external temperature. Finally, the experiment with the fitting curve was compared and verified, and the research results can provide a reference for this engineering field.
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