Control of the Lateral Dynamics of Electric Vehicle Using Active Security System

  • K. HartaniEmail author
  • N. Aouadj
  • A. Merah
  • M. Mankour
  • T. Mohammed Chikouche
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems book series (LNNS, volume 62)


The control security of the modern vehicles is directly related to the control of the lateral dynamics of the vehicles and especially the yaw dynamics. The objective of this paper is to develop an active security system, based on the technique of sliding mode control, for the rate yaw control. The most important component of active lateral control assistance is the motor used to act on lateral dynamics. There are two principles of assistance: by differential braking of the wheels or by intervention on a steering column with a mechanical link. The approach to highlight the function to be performed to ensure the lateral stability of a road vehicle: Active Front Steering (AFS). The basic principle of this direction is to provide a steering correction with respect to the steering angle of the wheel, i.e. by adding a corrective steering angle to the driver maneuvers to facilitate the vehicle’s rotational movement around its vertical axis to improve lateral vehicle stability in critical situations (skidding, turning or cornering). Several Matlab/Simulink simulation tests will be carried out to validate the effectiveness of the proposed control.


Lateral dynamics Lateral control Bicycle model Assisted steering Active security system 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. Hartani
    • 1
    Email author
  • N. Aouadj
    • 1
  • A. Merah
    • 1
  • M. Mankour
    • 1
  • T. Mohammed Chikouche
    • 1
  1. 1.Electrotechnical Engineering LaboratoryUniversity of SaidaSaidaAlgeria

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