1998-02-23

Chevrolet C5 Corvette Vehicle Dynamic Control System 980233

This paper will explain the C5 Corvette Active Handling (AH) control strategy formulated around the base vehicle characteristics and additional integrated components. The new chassis control strategy uses electrohydraulic brake pressure at all four corners to input braking forces independent of the driver. AH was designed to assist the driver in controlling the vehicle during limit handling situations. The primary inputs to the chassis control strategy are vehicle speed, steering wheel angle, yaw rate about a vertical axis passing through the vehicle's c.g., brake pressure and lateral acceleration.
Vehicle ride demonstrations and vehicle modeling were used to show the benefit of Active Handling.

SAE MOBILUS

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

Access SAE MOBILUS »

Members save up to 43% off list price.
Login to see discount.
Special Offer: With TechSelect, you decide what SAE Technical Papers you need, when you need them, and how much you want to pay.
X