MORE SAFETY IN DRIVING. DRIVER, VEHICLE AND ROAD IN SIMULATOR

MEHR SICHERHEIT BEIM AUTOFAHREN. FAHRER, FAHRZEUG UND STRASSE IM SIMULATOR

IN ORDER TO STUDY THE CAUSES OF ACCIDENTS AND TO OBVIATE ACCIDENTS, THE VOLKSWAGEN FIRM HAVE DEVELOPED A DYNAMIC DRIVING SIMULATOR. PROPERTIES OF THE VEHICLE TO BE SIMULATED ARE FED INTO AN ANALOG COMPUTER BY MEANS OF A COMPUTER PROGRAM. THE COMPUTER SIMULATES A PERSPECTIVE PICTURE OF A ROAD, ROAD NOISE, INSTRUMENT READINGS, THE RESTORING FORCE OF THE STEERING WHEEL AND OTHER PARAMETERS. THE ADVANTAGE OF THIS TECHNIQUE IS THE HIGH LEVEL OF REPRODUCIBILITY OF THE VALUES. RESULTS FROM TWO TESTS SIMULATING DRUNKEN DRIVING AND THE RESULTING LEVELS OF DRIVING APTITUDE ARE DESCRIBED.

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  • Accession Number: 01300726
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Bundesanstalt für Straßenwesen (BASt)
  • Files: ITRD
  • Created Date: Nov 21 2010 7:58AM