DEVELOPMENT AND EVALUATION OF ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEMS

Anti-lock systems which control wheel lock have been developed for passenger cars, trucks, articulated vehicles and buses. Six anti-lock system configurations involving individual wheel and axle control are discussed. Also discussed are techniques for evaluating the performance of antilock systems; included are straight line braking, the use of a split coefficient surface and braking in a turn. The results of computer simulation studies and vehicle tests conducted to evaluate performance of the various anti-lock system schemes are presented. It is concluded that the best anti-lock system configuration for a vehicle class requires a trade-off among vehicle design factors, desired level of braking, and vehicle handling performance and cost. /Author/

Media Info

  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: pp 1-14
  • Monograph Title: Skidding Accidents: Ancillary Papers
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00163933
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 0309025745
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Proceeding, HS-021 395
  • Files: HSL, TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Oct 13 1983 12:00AM