Encyclopedia of Systems and Control

2015 Edition
| Editors: John Baillieul, Tariq Samad

Adaptive Cruise Control

  • Rajesh RajamaniEmail author
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4471-5058-9_72


This chapter discusses advanced cruise control automotive technologies, including adaptive cruise control (ACC) in which spacing control, speed control, and a number of transitional maneuvers must be performed. The ACC system must satisfy difficult performance requirements of vehicle stability and string stability. The technical challenges involved and the control design techniques utilized in ACC system design are presented.


Collision avoidance String stability Traffic stability Vehicle following 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringUniversity of MinnesotaTwin Cities, MinneapolisUSA