Brake pedal felling correlation with female shoe and feet position

The female market share has increase every year, for some segments the authors have a majority of female buyers. Working with this tendency the authors work to understand the impact and the dislikes that the authors may be facing in the near future due to the costumer habits, and also understand what can be done to improve this relationship. This paper will discuss the feeling correlation between the foot position, heel point, drivers knee and the feeling of the brake pedal. The authors need to consider the difference between different shoe sole design and the impact on the point of force apply and angles resulting a costumer perception of the brake feeling of the vehicle. Based on Market research, math model studies and simulation, experiments done at the vehicle and measurements considering different situations the authors will show that the felling can be affected using different shoes and the brake performance perception can be also affected. The authors conclude the paper with the comments on what should be consider guaranteeing the best driver experience feeling.

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  • Accession Number: 01742931
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: SAE International
  • Report/Paper Numbers: 2019-36-0015
  • Files: TRIS, SAE
  • Created Date: May 4 2020 3:12PM