International Journal of Automotive Technology

, Volume 20, Issue 1, pp 169–175 | Cite as

Active Roll Preview Control with V2V Communication

  • Seongjin YimEmail author


This paper presents an active roll preview control with vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communication. In intelligent transportation system (ITS) environments, several states and measured signals can be transmitted to following rear vehicle through V2V communication device. The preceding vehicle’s lateral acceleration is sent to the following vehicle. A LQ optimal preview controller for application to active roll control(ARC) is designed using the lateral acceleration. To cope with the speed change of vehicles, a position-based sampling on lateral acceleration is adopted. Based on the data, a distance-based interpolation is performed to resample the time-based lateral acceleration for preview control of ARC. To check the performance of the proposed method, simulation is performed with linear and nonlinear vehicle models.

Key words

Active roll control Position-based sampling Distance-based interpolation Preview control V2V communication 



lateral acceleration (m/s2)


cumulative distances between points


roll damping coefficient (N·m·s/rad)


gravitational acceleration constant (= 9.81 m/s2)


height of C.G. from the roll axis (m)


roll moment of inertial (kg·m2)


LQ objective function


LQ objective function for the augmented system


LQR gain


LQR gain for the augmented system


roll stiffness of 1-DOF roll model (N·m/rad)


vehicle sprung mass (kg)


control roll moment (N·m)




vector of query points for interpolation


query point for interpolation


weights in LQ cost function


controller sampling time


preview interval


longitudinal velocity of a vehicle (m/s)


maximum allowable value in LQ cost function


roll angle (rad)


roll rate (rad/s)


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Mechanical and Automotive EngineeringSeoul National University of Science and TechnologySeoulKorea

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