On the synthesis of driver inputs for the simulation of closed-loop handling manoeuvres

Gordon, T. J. and Best, M. C. (2006) On the synthesis of driver inputs for the simulation of closed-loop handling manoeuvres. International Journal of Vehicle Design, 40 (1-3). pp. 52-76. ISSN 0143-3369

Full content URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1504/IJVD.2006.008453

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Abstract

This paper concerns a new 'Dual Model' methodology for the synthesis of steering, throttle and braking inputs for the closed-loop simulation of linear or non-linear vehicle handling dynamics. The method provides near-optimal driver control inputs that are both insensitive to driver model assumptions, and feasible for use with complex non-linear vehicle handling models. The paper describes the Dual Model technique, and evaluates its effectiveness, in the context of a low-order non-linear handling model, via comparison with independently derived optimal control inputs. A test case of an obstacle avoidance manoeuvre is considered. The methodology is particularly applicable to the design and development of future chassis control systems. Copyright © 2006 Inderscience Enterprises Ltd.

Keywords:Driver modeling, Handling, Vehicle control, Braking, Optimal control systems, Automobile drivers
Subjects:H Engineering > H100 General Engineering
H Engineering > H330 Automotive Engineering
Divisions:College of Science > School of Engineering
ID Code:11668
Deposited On:03 Oct 2013 16:28

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