Browse Publications Technical Papers 2010-01-0113
2010-04-12

The Effect of Electronic Stability Control Following a Rear Tire Tread Belt Separation 2010-01-0113

In this study, tests were performed on four different vehicles, each equipped with a version of electronic stability control (“ESC”). Tests were performed on a 2000 four door sedan, a 2002 four door sedan, a 2002 five door hatchback, and a 2003 large rear wheel drive sport utility vehicle. This selection allowed for the evaluation of different ESC systems and strategies on their ability to accommodate a separated rear tire. The steer inputs were applied to the vehicles manually by test drivers and were purposely selected to generate displacements so that the ESC systems would activate. The results of this study demonstrate that ESC systems can be overwhelmed by some steering demands when a rear tire has lost its tread. This fact does not constitute a problem with the ESC systems or the vehicles tested. It merely confirms that ESC systems will not always keep a vehicle from sliding or spinning out when a tire is disabled.

SAE MOBILUS

Subscribers can view annotate, and download all of SAE's content. Learn More »

Access SAE MOBILUS »

Members save up to 18% off list price.
Login to see discount.
We also recommend:
TECHNICAL PAPER

The Response Characteristics of Several Vehicles Equipped with Electronic Stability Control to Violent Steering Demands on Different Surfaces

2010-01-0095

View Details

TECHNICAL PAPER

A Technical Analysis of a Proposed Theory on Tire Tread Belt Separation-Induced Axle Tramp

2011-01-0967

View Details

TECHNICAL PAPER

Effect of Aging on Tire Force and Moment Characteristics

2010-01-0772

View Details

X