Roll Dynamics and Rollover Prevention

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


Vehicle rollovers account for a significant fraction of highway traffic fatalities. While only 3% of vehicle accidents result in rollovers, 33% of all fatalities have vehicle rollover as a contributing factor (NHTSA, 2011). Hence there is significant research being conducted on development of rollover prevention technologies (Liu, et al., 1997, Odenthal, et al., 1999, Chen and Peng, 2001, Carlson and Gerdes, 2003, Liebemann, et al., 2004, Yoon, etal., 2007, Piyabongkarn, et al., 2010).


Roll Angle Lateral Acceleration Tire Force Unsprung Mass Electronic Stability Control 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringUniversity of MinnesotaMinneapolisUSA

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