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9010768 Suspension system for a vehicle  
A utility vehicle is disclosed. The utility vehicle may include storage areas under the dash. The utility vehicle may include suspension systems for utility vehicles having shocks with both a...
8855856 Vehicle roll control method using controllable friction force of MR dampers  
A system for providing vehicle roll control that controls the friction-force of dampers provided at the wheels of the vehicle. The system includes a lateral acceleration sensor for determining the...
8775024 Steering damper system, and a saddle riding type vehicle having the same  
A steering damper system for a saddle riding type vehicle having an MR damper includes a damping force calculating unit arranged to calculate a damping force according to a steering angle speed,...
8682539 Machine employing cab mounts and method for controlling cab mounts based on machine operation  
A machine employing controllable mounts and a method for controlling such mounts based on machine operation are disclosed. The controllable mount may include a housing, a pin, rheological fluid...
8521362 Vehicle stabilizer control devices, methods, and programs  
Stabilizer control devices, methods, and programs obtain information indicating lateral acceleration operating on the vehicle and obtain information indicating a curve section existing in a...
8478503 Vehicle controlling apparatus  
A vehicle controlling apparatus that performs vehicle body vibration-damping control to suppress vibration occurring in a vehicle body by changing wheel torque of driving wheels by controlling...
8428807 Method for determining at least one displacement state of a vehicle body  
Process for determining at least one state of motion of a vehicle body (10) of a vehicle (1), which has at least one wheel (2) spring-mounted on the vehicle body (10) via a wheel suspension (6),...
8408560 Saddle riding type vehicle  
A saddle riding vehicle that allows the amount of roll to be reduced includes a vehicle body, a handle, and a suspension mechanism. The suspension mechanism is provided at a front portion of the...
8322728 Suspension control apparatus  
The present invention provides a suspension control apparatus requiring a reduced number of sensors. A pitch rate estimating unit 21 calculates a pitch rate used for creating a control instruction...
8313108 Stiffness control using smart actuators  
A stiffness control system and apparatus includes one or more stiffness elements which are each activated by a smart actuator including a smart material which may be one of a shape memory alloy...
8229642 Vehicle systems control for improving stability  
Improved methods of controlling the stability of a vehicle are provided via the cooperative operation of vehicle stability control systems such as an Active Yaw Control system, Antilock Braking...
8219262 Motor vehicle equipped with a pneumatic level control system  
Disclosed is a pneumatic level control system equalizer of a motor vehicle equipped with a battery and a generator supplying the battery, as well as a compressor driven by an electric motor and...
8165749 Control system for adjustable damping force damper  
A control system for an adjustable damping force damper of a suspension apparatus of a vehicle, includes a lateral acceleration detecting unit detecting a lateral acceleration of the vehicle at a...
8103451 Vehicle safety control apparatus for avoiding collision  
A collision between a vehicle and an obstacle is estimated, and based on the estimation result, vehicle deceleration control is performed by a brake actuator to reduce the collision and vehicle...
8090501 Control device for a variable damper  
A control device for controlling a variable damper of a wheel suspension system includes a first sensor detecting a first dynamic state variable of a vehicle body, a damping force base value...
8090500 Control device for a variable damper  
In a control device for controlling a variable damper of a vehicle suspension system, when a stroke speed of the damper is within a range including a zero stroke speed, the target damping force is...
8079602 Suspension systems for a vehicle  
A utility vehicle is disclosed. The utility vehicle may include storage areas under the dash. The utility vehicle may include suspension systems for utility vehicles having shocks with both a...
8041479 Vehicle suspension system  
A suspension system including: (a) a suspension spring; (b) a shock absorber; and (c) a generator for generating a displacement force forcing sprung and unsprung members of a vehicle to be...
8036791 Vehicular damping force control device  
A suspension ECU 13 calculates a target characteristic changing coefficient a_new for changing a target characteristic, which is represented by a quadratic function, by use of the maximum actual...
7983813 Active suspending  
A method for actively suspending a real plant in a vehicle includes modifying a control signal on the basis of a difference between a property of the real plant, as indicated by the response of...
7938410 Suspension system for vehicle  
In a suspension system for a vehicle, a suspension spring, an absorber for controllably changing the damping coefficient becoming the reference of amount of its own generating damping force, a...
7891673 Seamless control of spring stiffness in a liquid spring system  
A vibration control system for a structure having a first structural member and a second structural member. The vibration control system having a liquid spring operably interposed between the...
7878604 Damping force generating mechanism  
A damping force generating mechanism (V) comprises a front valve body (6) which allows working oil to flow from a first oil chamber (R1) to a second oil chamber (R2) under a predetermined...
7831353 Vehicle control system and method of controlling a vehicle system  
A vehicle control system includes a steering mechanism adapted to be operatively connected to associated wheels of a vehicle. A position sensor is operatively connected to the steering mechanism...
7751959 Semi-active suspension system with anti-roll for a vehicle  
A suspension system includes four electronically controlled actuators, one at each of the four wheels. The actuators are each controlled by an electronic control unit. The left front and right...
7747359 Vehicle state determination integrity  
A vehicle includes a semi-active suspension including suspension dampers controllably adjustable in accordance with electronic stability control commands and ride and handling commands. Vehicle...
7739019 Rough road detection  
A rough road detection system for a vehicle comprises a first acceleration sensor that measures vertical acceleration of a component of the vehicle. An adaptive acceleration limits module...
7722056 Damping force generation system and vehicle suspension system constructed by including the same  
It is an object of the invention to improve the utility of an electromagnetic absorber system which is disposed in a suspension system of a vehicle and which generates a damping force by a...
7715963 Stabilizer control apparatus  
In a stabilizer control apparatus for controlling a torsional rigidity of a stabilizer of a vehicle, an actual lateral acceleration and a calculated lateral acceleration are obtained. Then,...
7706941 Method and system for coordinating a vehicle stability control system with a suspension damper control sub-system  
A method and system for coordinating a vehicle stability control system with a suspension damper control sub-system includes a plurality of dampers, each of which are controlled directly by the...
7706942 Vehicle suspension control system and method  
A vehicle suspension control system includes a level change recognition section that recognizes a change in level in a road, e.g. roadside curb, a travel path prediction section that predicts the...
7621538 Air spring assembly with localized signal processing, system and method utilizing same, as well as operating module therefor  
An operating module for localized signal processing at a corner of a vehicle includes a housing, a valve assembly or a sensor, and a signal processing device. The operating module can be used in...
7600762 Suspension control device  
A suspension control device includes a wheel grip state estimation device for estimating grip state of vehicle wheels based on variations of aligning torque of wheels to be steered, a vehicle...
7406371 Suspension control system  
In a suspension control system, accelerations detected by acceleration sensors are differentiated by a differentiator to calculate acceleration derivative values. Based on these values, a target...
7340334 Control device of variable damping force damper  
A control device of a variable damping force damper for controlling a damping force of a damper used in a vehicle suspension system comprises: relative displacement detection means for detecting a...
7287760 Vehicle suspension system and method  
A control system is operatively associated with a suspension system of a vehicle. The associated suspension system includes an associated fluid spring operating at an associated fluid pressure and...
7137634 Active control type mounting bushing device for vehicle  
An active control type mounting bushing device adapted to properly change the hardness of the mounting bushing according to a driving state, thereby obtaining a proper hardness of the mounting...
7085636 Transmissibility shaping control for active vehicle suspension systems  
The present invention provides a transmissibility shaping control for active suspension systems. The T-shaping control is a combination of several sub-strategies using the dynamic information in...
6679504 Seamless control of spring stiffness in a liquid spring system  
A vibration control system for a structure having a first structural member and a second structural member. The vibration control system having a liquid spring operably interposed between the...
6619672 Suspension device having a trim corrector  
A vehicle suspension device having, for each suspension system, a suspension including a spring and a reversible electric actuator acting in parallel with the spring. The device includes provision...
6598885 Single valve control of damping and stiffness in a liquid spring system  
A vibration control system for a structure having a first structural member and a second structural member. The vibration control system having a liquid spring operably interposed between the...
6397134 Vehicle suspension control with enhanced body control in steering crossover  
A vehicle suspension control stores, for each direction of vehicle lateral acceleration, a first set of enhanced vehicle damping commands that provide enhanced damping in compression for the...
6370458 Vehicle suspension control with vehicle handling enhancement having relative velocity dependent adjustment  
A vehicle suspension control derives demand force commands from relative velocities of the suspension dampers at the corners of the vehicle and applies the demand force commands only when a force...
6311110 Adaptive off-state control method  
An Adaptive Off-state (AO) control method (55) for use in conjunction with a suspension system (10) including a controllable damper (22) interconnecting relatively moveable members (12, 14) to...
6298294 Device for controlling suspension shock absorbers of vehicles based upon phantom substitute therefor  
A device for controlling damping coefficients of shock absorbers (22FL, 22FR, 22RL, 22RR) of a four wheeled vehicle constructs a phantom damping system composed of a phantom side shock absorber...
6219602 Vehicle suspension control with stability in turn enhancement  
A vehicle suspension control includes a vehicle body control responsive to body/wheel velocity at the corners of the vehicle body to derive a demand force command for dampers at each corner of the...
6181997 Vehicle suspension control with compensation for yaw correcting active brake control  
A vehicle suspension system is responsive to an active brake signal from a brake system indicating the application of a greater braking force to one front corner brake than to the other front...
6158746 Suspension control apparatus  
In the suspension control apparatus of the present invention, when a lateral acceleration differential value falls outside a lateral acceleration differential value range, a controller calculates...
6032770 Low force actuator for suspension control  
A low force actuator that is used in conjunction with semi-active and passive suspension systems to provide for improved suspension and ride control for vehicles, and which overcomes stiction and...
6023220 Vehicle having a scanning system  
A vehicle having a scanning system for zero contact scanning of one or several mutually spaced road areas and having an analyzing system connected behind the scanning system. The analyzing unit is...

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