Vehicle Dynamics and Control Abstracts

D. J. M. Sampson, B. P. Jeppesen, D. Cebon, "The Development of an Active Roll Control System for Heavy Vehicles", Proc. 6th International Symposium on Heavy Vehicle Weights and Dimensions, Saskatoon, Canada, 2000.

This paper describes the development of an active roll control system for a tractor semitrailer. The design of the hardware and software are explained. Simulations of the yaw-roll response of the vehicle show that the system will provide significant improvements in rollover stability.

The full paper is available online (PDF, 731 KB).