Title: A new traction control system for the vehicle with automatic transmission

Authors: Xiao-Wei Li; Jun-Wu Shi; Tong-Li Lu; Jian-Wu Zhang

Addresses: School of Mechanical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai 200240, China ' Shanghai Marine Equipment Research Institute, Shanghai 200031, China ' School of Mechanical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai 200240, China ' School of Mechanical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai 200240, China

Abstract: A new Traction Control System (TCS) based on the integrated control of gear shifting and throttle for the vehicle with automatic transmission is proposed. By means of differential geometry theory, the slip control system with non-linearity and uncertainties is transformed into a linear one. Then, the sliding mode control is introduced for the purpose of raising the robustness of the system. Furthermore, according to the dynamic programming, the optimal throttle opening and gear position are solved for the required driving torque. The simulation results indicate that the present TCS is characterised by its simple structure and good performance.

Keywords: TCS; traction control systems; feedback linearisation; sliding mode control; SMC; dynamic programming; vehicle automatic transmission; gear shifting; throttle control; differential geometry; slip control systems; driving torque; simulation.

DOI: 10.1504/IJVD.2013.052708

International Journal of Vehicle Design, 2013 Vol.62 No.2/3/4, pp.333 - 350

Received: 15 Nov 2010
Accepted: 30 Sep 2011

Published online: 18 Mar 2013 *

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