Vehicle Dynamics and Control

Course Description

Within the course, the most widely used models of vehicle longitudinal, lateral and vertical dynamics will be presented. Typical control systems as well as control structures used in modern vehicles will be presented.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Derive bucycle mathematical model of vehicle
  2. Design controller for longitudinal vehicle motion
  3. Design controller for lateral vehicle stabilization

Forms of Teaching

Lectures

Lectures will be organized on weekly basis with 2 hours weekly load

Laboratory

Within the course 6 two-hours laboratory exams will be organized

Week by Week Schedule

  1. Kinematic Model of Lateral Vehicle Motion , Bicycle Model of Lateral Vehicle Dynamics , Dynamic Model in Terms of Yaw Rate and Slip Angle
  2. Kinematic Model of Lateral Vehicle Motion , Bicycle Model of Lateral Vehicle Dynamics , Dynamic Model in Terms of Yaw Rate and Slip Angle
  3. Aerodynamic drag force, Rolling resistance, Transmission dynamics, Engine dynamics, Wheel dynamics
  4. Aerodynamic drag force, Rolling resistance, Transmission dynamics, Engine dynamics, Wheel dynamics , Tire/road friction measurement and estimation
  5. Tire friction forces, Longitudinal and lateral tire friction forces at small slip rations/angles
  6. Pacejka tire friction model (magic formula), Combined Lateral and Longitudinal Tire Force Generation
  7. Tire/road friction measurement and estimation
  8. Midterm exam
  9. Cruise Control , Anti-Lock Brake Systems , Electronic stability control, Passive vehicle suspension systems
  10. Cruise Control , Anti-Lock Brake Systems , Electronic stability control
  11. Differential Braking systems, Steer-by-Wire systems , Active torque distribution systems
  12. Differential Braking systems, Steer-by-Wire systems , Active torque distribution systems
  13. Passive vehicle suspension systems, Semi-active vehicle suspension systems, Active vehicle suspension systems
  14. Passive vehicle suspension systems, Semi-active vehicle suspension systems, Active vehicle suspension systems
  15. Final exam

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Literature

Rajesh Rajamani (2011.), Vehicle Dynamics and Control, Springer Science & Business Media
Reza N. Jazar (2017.), Vehicle Dynamics, Springer

Laboratory exercises

For students

General

ID 222451
  Summer semester
5 ECTS
L1 English Level
L1 e-Learning
30 Lectures
0 Seminar
0 Exercises
12 Laboratory exercises
0 Project laboratory

Grading System

87.5 Excellent
75 Very Good
62.5 Good
50 Sufficient