Adaptive and Cooperative Cruise Control

  • Fanping Bu
  • Ching-Yao Chan


The adaptive cruise control (ACC) and cooperative adaptive cruise control (CACC) system is the extension to the conventional cruise control (CC). This chapter focuses on the introduction of various design methodologies for ACC/CACC controllers. The ACC/CACC operation-mode transition and system architecture are presented in detail together with different system components to illustrate concepts and functions of ACC and CACC. A unified control problem formulation and multiple design objectives are then described. Different control design methodologies such as linear control design, nonlinear control design, model predictive control design, and fuzzy control design are reviewed.


Model Predictive Control Range Sensor Adaptive Cruise Control Preceding Vehicle Cooperative Adaptive Cruise Control 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.California PATH, Institute of Transportation StudiesUniversity of California at Berkeley Bldg., Richmond Field StationRichmondUSA

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