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Automotive Control

Modeling and Control of Vehicles

Isermann, Rolf

2016, Approx. 450 p. 300 illus.

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  • The book offers many experimental results 
  • It is written by a well-known expert in the field 
  • A must-have for engineers in automotive engineering
The introduction of mechatronic components for the powertrain, steering and braking systems opens the way to automatic driving functions. Together with internal and environmental sensors, various driver assistance systems are going to be developed for improving driving comfort and safety.
Automatic driving control functions suppose a well-designed vehicle behavior. In order to develop and implement the software-based control functions mathematical vehicle models for the stationary and dynamic behavior are required.
The book first introduces basic theoretically derived models for the tire traction and force transfer, the longitudinal, lateral, roll and pitch dynamic behavior and related components, like suspensions, steering systems and brakes.
These models have to be tailored to allow an identification of the many unknown parameters during driving, also in dependence of different road conditions, velocity and vehicle load. Based on these mathematical models drive dynamic control systems are developed for semi-active and active suspensions, hydraulic and electromechanical brakes including ABS, traction and steering control. Then driver assistance systems like adaptive cruise control (ACC), electronic stability control (ESC), electronic course control and anti-collision control systems are considered. The anti-collision systems are designed and tested for emergency braking, emergency steering and avoiding of overtaking accidents.
The book is dedicated to automotive engineers as well as to graduate students of mechanical, electrical and mechatronic engineering and computer science.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » ACC - Adaptive cruise control - Anti collision control systems - DRIVE DYNAMIC CONTROL - DRIVER ASSISTANCE SYSTEMS - ESC - Electronic stability control - braking control - tire traction - traction control - vehicle dynamic parameters - vehicle suspension control

Related subjects » Control Engineering - Mechanical Engineering

Table of contents 

Introduction.- I MODELING AND SIMULATION.- Vehicle dynamics modeling.- Tire traction and force transfer.- Longitudinal behavior.- Lateral behavior.- Roll and pitch dynamic behavior.- Identification of vehicle dynamic parameters.- II DRIVE DYNAMIC CONTROL.- Suspension control.- Braking control.- Traction control.- Lateral vehicle control.- III DRIVER ASSISTANCE SYSTEMS.- Adaptive cruise control (ACC).- Electronic stability control (ESC).- Electronic course control.- Anti collision control systems.- IV APPENDIX.

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