Estimation of vertical load on a tire from contact patch length and its use in vehicle stability control

Doctoral thesis OPEN
Dhasarathy, Deepak;
  • Publisher: Virginia Tech
  • Subject: vehicle stability control | contact patch length | Intelligent tire | normal load

The vertical load on a moving tire was estimated by using accelerometers attached to the inner liner of a tire. The acceleration signal was processed to obtain the contact patch length created by the tire on the road surface. Then an appropriate equation relating the pa... View more
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