SAE 2014 World Congress & Exhibition

Technical Session Schedule

Tuesday, April 8

Steering and Suspension Technology Symposium
(Session Code: AC300)

Room 115 A  1:00 p.m.

The purpose of this session is to provide a forum for presentations on steering and suspension related topics as it applies to ground vehicles. Papers for this session should address new approaches as well as advances in application of steering, suspension related technologies.

Organizers - Robert Ackley, Ford Motor Co.; Prashant Patel, Chrysler Group LLC

Time Paper No. Title
1:00 p.m. 2014-01-0065
Independent Control of Steering Force and Wheel Angles to Improve Straight Line Stability
Hiroki Taniguchi, Takeshi Kimura, Yuya Takeda, Taku Suzuki, Akihiro Kaneko, Tomohiro Jinbo, Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
1:20 p.m. 2014-01-0063
Independent Left and Right Rear Toe Control System
Yutaka Horiuchi, Takashi Yanagi, Honda
1:40 p.m. 2014-01-0058
Consideration about Meshing of Worm Gear Based on MUB (Meshing Under Base-Circle) Theory for EPS
Yosuke Tanaka, Yasuo Shimizu, Honda R&D Co., Ltd.
2:00 p.m. 2014-01-0046
Durability Design Method of New Stopper Bush Using New Theory (Friction and Spring) for Electric Power Steering
Takehito Shiraishi, Yasuo Shimizu, Honda R&D Co., Ltd.
2:20 p.m. 2014-01-0048
Experimental Study on the Effect of Coil Spring Reaction Force Vector on McPherson Strut Suspension Characteristics
Shinichi Nishizawa, NHK International Corp.; Takahiro Nakamura, Kazuo Furukawa, Senri Moriyama, Ryuichi Sato, NHK Spring Co., Ltd.
2:40 p.m. 2014-01-0057
Preview Ride Comfort Control for Electric Active Suspension (eActive3)
Akihito Yamamoto, Aisin Seiki Co., Ltd.; Haruhiko Sugai, Toyota Motor Corp.; Ryo Kanda, Toyota Technical Development Corp.; Shuuichi Buma, Kinki University Technical College
3:00 p.m. ORAL ONLY
The „LEICHT Concept“: Lightweight, Energy-efficient, Integrated Chassis with Hub-motor Technology for Future EV – From the Concept to the Prototype
Andreas Höfer, Horst Friedrich, Marc Hampel, Institute of Vehicle Concepts, DLR e.V.
3:20 p.m. 2014-01-0052
A New Adaptive Controller for Performance Improvement of Automotive Suspension Systems with MR Dampers
Amir Khajepour, Ankur Agrawal, University of Waterloo
3:40 p.m. 2014-01-0053
Development of A New Model for Roll-Plane Active Hydraulically Interconnected Suspension
Sangzhi Zhu, University of Technology Sydney; Haiping Du, University of Wollongong; Nong Zhang, Lifu Wang, University of Technology Sydney
Influence of Shim Bending Mode on Damping Force Variation of a Hydraulic Twin Tube Shock Absorber (Written Only -- No Oral Presentation)
Swapnil S. Kulkarni, Muragendra Magdum, Ravi B., Suspension Parts
Sprung Mass Identification of Suspension in a Simplified Model (Written Only -- No Oral Presentation)
Gang Tang, Hefei University of Technology; Jinning Li, Chao Ding, Yunqing Zhang, Huazhong University of Science and Tech.

The papers in this session are available in SAE Technical Paper Collection, COLL-TP-00407, and also individually. To purchase visit

Planned by Steering and Suspension Committee / Automobile Chassis Activity