The full text of this article

 

Robust guaranteed cost state-delayed control of yaw stability for four-wheel-independent-drive electric vehicles with active front steering system
by XianJian Jin; Guodong Yin; Jiansong Chen; Nan Chen
International Journal of Vehicle Design (IJVD), Vol. 69, No. 1/2/3/4, 2015

 

Abstract: A robust guaranteed cost state-delayed control design for four-wheel-independent-drive electric vehicles with active front steering system is presented in this paper. The main control objective is to deal with the time delay problem and improve yaw stability and handling performance of vehicle. To address the challenge of time delay problem, the time delay of steering system is assumed to be concentrated in vehicle state. In terms of the feasibility of a sequence of linear matrix inequalities (LMIs) derived from the selected Lyapunov-Krakovskii functional, the guaranteed cost memoryless state-delayed controller is designed, which ensures the corresponding closed-loop system is asymptotically stable with a guaranteed cost performance. Simulations for various operating manoeuvres are carried out using the platform of Matlab/Simulink-Carsim®. It is found from the simulation results that the proposed controller can effectively attenuate the delayed effect of steering system and preserve vehicle yaw stability.

Online publication date: Thu, 19-Nov-2015

 

is only available to individual subscribers or to users at subscribing institutions.

 
Existing subscribers:
Go to Inderscience Online Journals to access the Full Text of this article.

 
Pay per view:
If you are not a subscriber and you just want to read the full contents of this article, buy online access here.

 
Complimentary Subscribers, Editors or Members of the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Vehicle Design (IJVD):
Login with your Inderscience username and password:

 

    Username:        Password:         

Forgotten your password?


 
Want to subscribe?
A subscription gives you complete access to all articles in the current issue, as well as to all articles in the previous three years (where applicable). See our Orders page to subscribe.

 
If you still need assistance, please email subs@inderscience.com