Automatic lateral emergency collision avoidance for a passenger car

Bevan, G., Gollee, H. and O'Reilly, J. (2007) Automatic lateral emergency collision avoidance for a passenger car. International Journal of Control, 80(11), pp. 1751-1762. (doi: 10.1080/00207170701324271)



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Longitudinal collision avoidance controllers are of limited benefit for preventing head-on collisions between road vehicles travelling at high speed or for preventing rear end collisions when there is insufficient separation between the vehicles. In these circumstances, aggressive lateral vehicle manoeuvres are more appropriate. This paper develops a controller architecture to perform an emergency lateral collision avoidance manoeuvre. Simulation results indicate significant improvements in collision avoidance at vehicle speeds up to 100 [km/hr] using integrated automatic steering and braking.

Item Type:Articles
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Keywords:emergency collision avoidance; steering; brakes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Bevan, Dr Geraint and O'Reilly, Professor John and Gollee, Dr Henrik
Authors: Bevan, G., Gollee, H., and O'Reilly, J.
Subjects:T Technology > TL Motor vehicles. Aeronautics. Astronautics
T Technology > T Technology (General)
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Engineering > Systems Power and Energy
College of Science and Engineering > School of Engineering > Biomedical Engineering
Research Group:Centre for Systems and Control
Journal Name:International Journal of Control
Publisher:Taylor and Francis
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2007 Taylor and Francis
First Published:First published in International Journal of Control 80(11):1751-1762
Publisher Policy:Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher

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