1988-04-01

Active Suspension 880799

This paper defines an active suspension and gives a brief history of the development of the LOTUS system, the only successful fully-active embodiment to date. The modal approach and overall system are described. The performance and potential of active suspension relative to the conventional suspension is discussed. Off-road applications are reviewed. The paper concludes with a statement on the future of generalized active control.

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