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Modeling of electromagnetic brakes for enhanced braking capabilities
Author(s): Pushkin Kachroo; Qian Ming
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Paper Abstract

In automatic highway systems, automatic brake actuation is a very important part of the overall control of the vehicle. Hence, a faster response and a robust braking system are crucial. This paper describes electromagnetic brakes as a supplementary system for regular friction brakes. This system provides better response time for emergency situations, and in general keeps the friction brake working longer and safer. A new mathematical model for electromagnetic brakes is proposed to describe their static characteristics. The performance of the new mathematical model is better than the other three models available in the literature.

Paper Details

Date Published: 27 January 1998
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 3207, Intelligent Transportation Systems, (27 January 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.300850
Show Author Affiliations
Pushkin Kachroo, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State Univ. (United States)
Qian Ming, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3207:
Intelligent Transportation Systems
Marten J. de Vries; Pushkin Kachroo; Kaan Ozbay; Alan C. Chachich, Editor(s)

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