Tire-Road Friction Measurement on Highway Vehicles

  • Rajesh RajamaniEmail author
Part of the Mechanical Engineering Series book series (MES)


This chapter focuses on real-time tire-road friction coefficient measurement systems that are aimed at estimating friction coefficient and detecting abrupt changes in its value. The main type of friction estimation systems presented here are systems that utilize longitudinal vehicle dynamics and longitudinal motion measurements. The algorithms and experimental results presented in this chapter are largely adapted from the paper published by Wang, et al. (2004).


Friction Coefficient Road Surface Longitudinal Force Adaptive Cruise Control Slip Ratio 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringUniversity of MinnesotaMinneapolisUSA

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