SAE 2014 Commercial Vehicle Engineering Congress

Technical Session Schedule

Tuesday, October 7

Expert Panel Discussion: Chassis Suspension & Handling Implications of Active Safety System
(Session Code: CV206)

Room 49  8:00 a.m.

Active Safety Systems are becoming commonplace on commercial vehicle systems. These systems can include but are not limited to safety systems that assist to mitigate or in some cases, avoid accidents by intervening through visual/audible warnings, providing steering assist or active braking to slow the vehicle down.

The size and complexity of the commercial vehicles offers some challenges to the application of these systems. This panel session will bring together experts in the area to discuss the recent developments and challenges going forward in the application of Anti-lock braking systems, Traction control systems, Electronic Stability Control systems, Lane Keeping Systems, Adaptive Cruise Control, Autonomous Emergency Braking system for commercial vehicles.

Organizers - Shawn Bozarth, Kohler Engines; Brendan Chan, Navistar Inc.; Brian Southern, Volvo Trucks North America
Moderators - Brendan Chan, Navistar Inc.; Ananda Pandy, WABCO North America
Panelists -
Brendan Chan, Navistar Inc.
Daniel E. Williams, TRW Commercial Steering Systems
John Woodrooffe, Univ. of Michigan-Ann Arbor
Mark Zachos, DG Technologies


Planned by Chassis and Suspension Group / Commercial Vehicle Activity