Sliding Mode Control with Integral Action for Slip Suppression of Electric Vehicles

  • Tohru KawabeEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 325)


This paper proposes a new control method based on the SMC (sliding mode control) with integral action for traction control of EVs (electric vehicles). The proposed method is the combination of the SMC and the integral action, and it’s able to improve the maneuverability, the stability and the low energy consumption of EVs. The effectiveness of the method is demonstrated via numerical examples.


Integral action Sliding mode control Slip suppression Electric vehicle 



This research was partially supported by Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C) (Grant number: 24560538; Tohru Kawabe; 2012-2014) from the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Engineering, Information and SystemsUniversity of TsukubaTsukubaJapan

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