Design and Analysis of an Automated Heavy Vehicle Platoon

Gábor Rödönyi, Péter Gaspár, József Bokor, László Palkovics

Abstract

From the model set identification through the control design and robust performance analysis to the implementation and experimental verification, the whole design process for an automated vehicle platoon is presented. The goal is to demonstrate that safe platooning with acceptable performance can be achieved by utilizing the services already available on every commercial heavy trucks with automated gearbox. Using the services, the control design reduces to the selection of four design parameters, the static gain coefficients of the output-feedback-input-feed-forward controller common for every vehicle. It is experimentally demonstrated, that in normal driving maneuvers, the spacing errors are less than three meters.

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Rödönyi G., Gaspár P., Bokor J. and Palkovics L. (2012). Design and Analysis of an Automated Heavy Vehicle Platoon . In Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - Volume 2: ICINCO, ISBN 978-989-8565-22-8, pages 31-37. DOI: 10.5220/0004009900310037


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@conference{icinco12,
author={Gábor Rödönyi and Péter Gaspár and József Bokor and László Palkovics},
title={Design and Analysis of an Automated Heavy Vehicle Platoon},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - Volume 2: ICINCO,},
year={2012},
pages={31-37},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0004009900310037},
isbn={978-989-8565-22-8},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - Volume 2: ICINCO,
TI - Design and Analysis of an Automated Heavy Vehicle Platoon
SN - 978-989-8565-22-8
AU - Rödönyi G.
AU - Gaspár P.
AU - Bokor J.
AU - Palkovics L.
PY - 2012
SP - 31
EP - 37
DO - 10.5220/0004009900310037