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Editors' perspectives: road vehicle suspension design, dynamics, and control

Cao, Dongpu and Song, Xubin and Ahmadian, Mehdi (2011) Editors' perspectives: road vehicle suspension design, dynamics, and control. Vehicle system dynamics, 49 (1-2). pp. 3-28. ISSN 0042-3114

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    Abstract

    This paper provides an overview of the latest advances in road vehicle suspension design, dynamics, and control, together with the authors' perspectives, in the context of vehicle ride, handling, and stability. The general aspects of road vehicle suspension dynamics and design are discussed, followed by descriptions of road-roughness excitations with a particular emphasis on road potholes. Passive suspension system designs and their effects on road vehicle dynamics and stability are presented in terms of in-plane and full-vehicle arrangements. Controlled suspensions are also reviewed and discussed. The paper concludes with some potential research topics, in particular those associated with the development of hybrid and electric vehicles.

    Item Type: Article
    Journal or Publication Title: Vehicle system dynamics
    Uncontrolled Keywords: road vehicle suspension system ; suspension design ; vehicle ; suspension dynamics ; controlled suspensions ; energy efficiency
    Subjects: T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
    Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > Engineering
    ID Code: 50045
    Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
    Deposited On: 29 Sep 2011 14:27
    Refereed?: Yes
    Published?: Published
    Last Modified: 24 Jan 2014 05:21
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    URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/50045

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