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Title: Method and system for reducing errors in vehicle weighing systems

Abstract

A method and system (10, 23) for determining vehicle weight to a precision of <0.1%, uses a plurality of weight sensing elements (23), a computer (10) for reading in weighing data for a vehicle (25) and produces a dataset representing the total weight of a vehicle via programming (40-53) that is executable by the computer (10) for (a) providing a plurality of mode parameters that characterize each oscillatory mode in the data due to movement of the vehicle during weighing, (b) by determining the oscillatory mode at which there is a minimum error in the weighing data; (c) processing the weighing data to remove that dynamical oscillation from the weighing data; and (d) repeating steps (a)-(c) until the error in the set of weighing data is <0.1% in the vehicle weight.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. Philadelphia, TN
  2. Knoxville, TN
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1035026
Patent Number(s):
7783450
Application Number:
12/072,309
Assignee:
UT-Battelle, LLC (Oak Ridge, TN)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
G - PHYSICS G01 - MEASURING G01G - WEIGHING
DOE Contract Number:  
AC05-00OR22725
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Hively, Lee M, and Abercrombie, Robert K. Method and system for reducing errors in vehicle weighing systems. United States: N. p., 2010. Web.
Hively, Lee M, & Abercrombie, Robert K. Method and system for reducing errors in vehicle weighing systems. United States.
Hively, Lee M, and Abercrombie, Robert K. Tue . "Method and system for reducing errors in vehicle weighing systems". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1035026.
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abstractNote = {A method and system (10, 23) for determining vehicle weight to a precision of <0.1%, uses a plurality of weight sensing elements (23), a computer (10) for reading in weighing data for a vehicle (25) and produces a dataset representing the total weight of a vehicle via programming (40-53) that is executable by the computer (10) for (a) providing a plurality of mode parameters that characterize each oscillatory mode in the data due to movement of the vehicle during weighing, (b) by determining the oscillatory mode at which there is a minimum error in the weighing data; (c) processing the weighing data to remove that dynamical oscillation from the weighing data; and (d) repeating steps (a)-(c) until the error in the set of weighing data is <0.1% in the vehicle weight.},
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place = {United States},
year = {2010},
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