Path Control in Limits of Vehicle Handling: A Sensitivity Analysis

  • Erik Wachter
  • Antoine Schmeitz
  • Fredrik Bruzelius
  • Mohsen AlirezaeiEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering book series (LNME)


Sensitivity analysis of a feedback-feedforward steering controller for lateral path tracking whilst the vehicle operates in limit handling is the main objective of this paper. The sensitivity analysis is executed by simulation and the effectiveness of the controller is evaluated in a test vehicle on a low friction skid pad. The results demonstrate that the controller is capable to achieve robust path tracking in limit handling condition for the variety of driving conditions with sufficient stability.


Limit handling SDRE Steering Lateral 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Erik Wachter
    • 1
  • Antoine Schmeitz
    • 2
  • Fredrik Bruzelius
    • 1
  • Mohsen Alirezaei
    • 3
    • 4
    Email author
  1. 1.Chalmers University of TechnologyGöteborgSweden
  2. 2.Department of Integrated Vehicle SafetyTNOHelmondThe Netherlands
  3. 3.RTD DepartmentSiemens Digital Industries SoftwareHelmondThe Netherlands
  4. 4.Mechanical Engineering Dep.TU EindhovenEindhovenThe Netherlands

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