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US20140303849 TRAILER BACKUP ASSIST SYSTEM WITH TRAJECTORY PLANNER FOR MULTIPLE WAYPOINTS  
A trailer backup assist system, according to one embodiment, includes a state estimator that determines a current position of a trailer relative to a plurality of waypoints. A trajectory planner...
US20090234541 INDUSTRIAL TRUCK, IN PARTICULAR, A LIFT TRUCK  
Industrial truck, in particular a lift truck, with a drive axle with drive wheels and a drive motor, a steering axle with two steerable wheels, a target value sensor that is connected to a...
US20070050107 Apparatus for detecting anomaly of wheel speed sensors  
A wheel-speed-sensor-anomaly detection apparatus detects anomaly of wheel speed sensors of a vehicle. When a difference between the minimum wheel speed among detected wheel speeds and the smallest...
US20140257641 ROAD WHEEL DISTURBANCE REJECTION BASED ON HAND WHEEL ACCELERATION  
A control system for a steering system is provided, and includes an acceleration module, a scaling module, and a final command module. The acceleration module determines a hand wheel acceleration....
US20080312793 Method of Controlling an Inhomogeneous Roadway  
To determine an inhomogeneous roadway in μ-split situation during active ABS control and active yaw torque control (YTC) of a front wheel (HM-wheel) on the high-coefficient-of-friction side, it is...
US20090005934 LANE DEVIATION PREVENTION CONTROLLER  
A deviation controller to prevent deviation of a vehicle from a lane of travel includes a displacement estimator configured to estimate a future lateral displacement of the vehicle with respect to...
US20090005933 LANE DEVIATION PREVENTION DEVICE  
An apparatus to prevent a vehicle from deviating from a lane of travel includes an acquisition device configured to measure a yaw angle between the vehicle and the lane of travel, a lane deviation...
US20140229070 TRAILER REVERSE ASSIST CONTROL  
A trailer reverse assist system for a vehicle coupled to a trailer is provided. The trailer reverse assist system includes a park assist controller configured to receive a distance input from at...
US20130124046 ARRANGEMENT AND METHOD FOR SAFEGUARDING DRIVER ATTENTIVENESS  
An arrangement and a method are described for safeguarding driver attentiveness to the task of steering while operating a vehicle having a lane keeping aid system. The arrangement and method...
US20100063682 Overturning prevention device for forklift vehicle  
A subject of the present invention is to provide an overturning prevention apparatus for a forklift with various means. A cargo height H is calculated from a piston displacement detected by a...
US20100063683 AN AID FOR DETECTING DROWSINESS OF A DRIVER OF A VEHICLE  
A detection system (40) suitable for detecting loss of concentration of a driver of a road going vehicle comprising a steering system (22) extending between a steering wheel (24) connected to a...
US20120197494 Method and device for aligning a determed steer angle with a measured steer angle  
A method for aligning a steer angle, which is determined continuously in a processor for controlling a steering system, with a second steer angle which is measured continuously by a sensor of the...
US20090069982 Method for Monitoring the Vehicle Handling of a Two Track Vehicle  
A method monitors the vehicle handling of a vehicle with respect to vehicle stability by comparing a measured variable, which reflects the yaw rate or the lateral acceleration, with a comparison...
US20090240399 Three-Wheel Vehicle Electronic Stability System and Control Strategy Therefor  
A method for enhancing stability of a three wheel vehicle having a pair of front wheels and a single rear wheel, each of the wheels having a tire with a tire grip threshold. The method including...
US20090150018 Friction Plausibility Detection Algorithm For a Steering System  
A system and method for detecting and identifying friction in a vehicle having an electric power steering system comprising the steps of measuring predetermined vehicle states, estimating vehicle...
US20090287375 METHOD FOR DETERMINING ABSOLUTE STEERING WHEEL ANGLE FROM A SINGLE-TURN STEERING WHEEL ANGLE SENSOR  
A method and algorithm for determining a steering wheel angle of a vehicle steering mechanism upon power up of a vehicle using a single-turn steering wheel angle sensor by eliminating plausible...
US20120109464 MOMENTUM CONTROL APPARATUS  
The momentum control apparatus includes: an optimal feedback gain obtaining part for obtaining a plurality of optimal feedback gains used when each of the plurality of actuators is independently...
US20090112406 Electric power steering controller  
A correction value calculating section 70 is provided with a pinion shaft torsion angle correction value calculating section 74 and a pinion shaft torsion angular velocity correction value...
US20130261896 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING A MOTOR  
A method for controlling operation of a torque-assist motor includes determining a rotational position of the torque-assist motor and producing a motor speed signal that is indicative of a...
US20120150390 Wheel Lean Control  
A work vehicle comprises a leanable traction wheel. A control unit of the work vehicle is configured to cause the wheel to move to a wheel-lean angle setpoint.
US20140309889 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR CONTROLLING CHANGE OF LANE  
A lane change control method and system that include a driver mode setting unit that sets a driver's lane change mode based on a lane change mode input from a plurality of lane change modes and a...
US20090306856 Driving dynamics control adapted to driving conditions and based on steering interventions  
A device for controlling the driving dynamics of a vehicle senses at least one driving condition variable being representative of a driving condition and has a driving dynamics controller for...
US20080097669 Method For Correcting Measurements Of The Torque Exerted On A Steering Wheel Of An Automobile Vehicle Electric Power-Assisted Steering  
The method consists in the following when the instantaneous speed of the vehicle is greater than a pre-determined threshold speed: identifying that the vehicle travels in a straight line during a...
US20090271074 Yaw Stability Control System  
The present invention relates is a yaw stability control system for a vehicle using a steering system and a method of controlling by detecting the occurrence of understeer, determining the degree...
US20080033615 VEHICLE DYNAMIC CONTROL USING PULSED ACTIVE STEERING STRATEGY  
A pulse active steering control system and method for use in a motor vehicle for improving vehicle stability by reducing a likelihood for rollover and/or skidding sends pulses to the steerable...
US20100100283 METHOD FOR POWER STEERING SYSTEMS  
A method for controlling a steering system of a vehicle is provided. The method includes receiving a measured hand wheel torque signal indicating a measured hand wheel torque of the steering...
US20140114535 PID CONTROL SYSTEM  
In a PID control system, a proportionality coefficient multiplication unit multiplies a valve opening degree command value by a proportionality coefficient. A first angle deviation computation...
US20130231830 LANE KEEPING SYSTEM AND LANE CENTERING SYSTEM  
A lane keeping system for a vehicle sets a safe zone in which the driver can drive the vehicle. If the system determines that the driver is at risk of leaving the safe zone, the system takes a...
US20090248249 METHOD FOR DETERMINING CONTROLLED VARIABLE OF COORDINATE CONTROL ON SPLIT ROAD SURFACE USING DECELERATION OF VEHICLE  
Disclosed herein is a method of determining a controlled variable of coordinate control on a split road surface using deceleration of a vehicle. The method includes calculating deceleration of the...
US20090118907 VEHICULAR BEHAVIOR CONTROLLER  
A vehicular behavior controller is disclosed. The controller comprises a turning force application mechanism and a stabilization controller. The turning force application mechanism applies a...
US20130211676 CONTROL IN AN ELECTRIC STEERING SYSTEM  
An electric power steering system may be controlled by superimposing a driver demand and a driver assistance device demand value to calculate a driver requested support value, in which a virtual...
US20080275609 AUTOMATIC STEERING SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR A WORK VEHICLE WITH FEEDBACK GAIN DEPENDENT ON A SENSED PAYLOAD  
An automatic steering system for a work vehicle comprises a position sensor for detecting a position of the vehicle, a memory for storing information about a nominal path of the vehicle and a...
US20100023219 Optical Steering Angle Sensor For Determining The Absolute Value of The Steering Angle  
An optical steering angle sensor for determining the absolute value of the steering angle even when a steering wheel has been revolved several times is provided, having a stator, a rotor with a...
US20100070138 PARK-STEERING ASSISTANCE SYSTEM HAVING AN IMPROVED SWITCH-ON AND SWITCH-OFF LOGIC  
A method for operating a park-steering assistance system and a park-steering assistance system provide an improved switch-on and switch-off logic. The park-steering assistance system, which...
US20140222294 AUXILIARY POWER SUPPLY DEVICE AND ELECTRIC POWER STEERING SYSTEM INCLUDING AUXILIARY POWER SUPPLY DEVICE  
An auxiliary power supply device includes a capacitor that is connected to a main power source, and that is able to discharge an electric current to an electric motor, the main power source...
US20130144492 PARKING MODE SELECTION APPARATUS AND METHOD  
A parking mode selection apparatus selects one parking mode among from plural parking modes including at least a perpendicular parking or a parallel parking. The parking mode selection apparatus...
US20150039183 ENHANCED CROSSWIND COMPENSATION  
A device may estimate crosswind by a vehicle controller according to driver steering inputs indicative of driver intention and crosswind disturbance inputs indicative of a potential crosswind...
US20140222293 PULL-DRIFT COMPENSATION ENHANCEMENTS  
A pull-drift compensation controller device for a vehicle configured to perform operations including identifying a current pull-drift compensation torque and a current driver input torque while in...
US20100023212 STEERING ANGLE SENSOR AND VEHICLE SYSTEM HAVING THE STEERING ANGLE SENSOR  
A steering angle sensor and a vehicle system having the sensor are disclosed. The steering angle sensor for mounting on a vehicle comprises a main gear coupled to and rotated with a steering...
US20100023217 Rear wheel steering angle controlling device for vehicles  
The present invention provides a rear wheel steering angle controlling device for vehicles comprising: a rear wheel steering mechanism (5R, 5L) for changing a rear wheel steering angle; a front...
US20090312911 METHODS AND SYSTEM FOR AUTOMATIC USER-CONFIGURABLE STEERING PARAMETER CONTROL  
A vehicle guidance system and method for automatically adjusting an amount of a user-configurable steering parameter applied to at least one steerable wheel of a vehicle. The vehicle guidance...
US20080161999 Closed-loop motion-control system using error to modify gain  
A method of operating a motion-control system is provided. The motion-control system may include an actuator and a moveable component driven by the actuator. The method may include providing input...
US20090200097 ELECTRONIC STEERING SYSTEM FOR A VEHICLE  
An electronic steering system for a vehicle includes a generally freely rotating steering column, a sensor for determining a rotational position of the steering column and a controller for turning...
US20130131926 ROAD WHEEL DISTURBANCE REJECTION  
A control method for an electric power steering system is provided. The control method includes evaluating wheel disturbance based on a wheel velocity. A wheel disturbance cancel amount is...
US20080208412 Steering control apparatus, steering control system, and steering control program  
The present invention provides a steering control apparatus that controls steering of a vehicle of a steer-by-wire type, and includes steered-wheel motors that apply separate torques to right and...
US20120136539 Electronically Controlled Speed Limiting System For Turf Care Machine  
An electronically controlled speed limiting system for a turf maintenance machine includes at least one traction motor rotating a wheel. At least one hydraulic pump in fluid communication with the...
US20130179038 Reverse Drive Assist for Long Wheelbase Dual Axle Trailers  
A controller and control method assists a driver with backing up of a vehicle with an attached trailer. The vehicle has a front axle with steerable front wheels controlled by the driver and a rear...
US20140350795 WAKE-UP CIRCUIT IN AN ELECTRIC STEERING SYSTEM  
In one aspect, a wake-up circuit is provided for triggering a determination of an absolute rotational position of a rotatable shaft of a motor in an electric power steering system of a vehicle....
US20110071730 ELECTRIC POWER STEERING SYSTEM  
An ECU of an electric power steering system includes a driving circuit configured as an H bridge circuit; a microcomputer that controls the driving circuit; a capacitor for stabilizing electric...
US20090082924 Active Resetting Function For A Steering Wheel  
A method for resetting a steering wheel of a motor vehicle having electric power assisted steering, with a resetting torque being determined in order to move the steering wheel from a diffracted...