Lateral Vehicle Dynamics

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


The first section in this chapter provides a review of several types of lateral control systems that are currently under development by automotive manufacturers and researchers. The subsequent sections in the chapter study kinematic and dynamic models for lateral vehicle motion. Control system design for lateral vehicle applications is studied later in Chapter 3.


Front Wheel Rear Wheel Slip Angle Tire Force Steering Angle 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringUniversity of MinnesotaMinneapolisUSA

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