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Bosch Driving Stability Systems

Bosch table of contents:
Motor-vehicle safety
Safety systems
Basics of vehicle operation

Basic principles of vehicle dynamics
Tires
Forces acting on a vehicle
Dynamics of linear motion
Dynamics of lateral motion

Antilock Braking System (ABS)
System overview
Requirements placed on ABS
Dynamics of a braked wheel
ABS control loop
Typical control cycles

Traction Control System (TCS)
Tasks
Function description
Structure of traction control system (TCS)
Typical control situations
Traction control system (TCS) for four wheel drive vehicles

Electronic Stability Program (ESP)
Requirements
Tasks and method of operation
Maneuvers
Closed-loop control system and controlled variables

Automatic brake functions
Overview
Standard function
Additional functions
Sensors
Automotive applications
Wheel-speed sensors
Hall-effect acceleration sensors
Micromechanical yaw-rate sensors
Steering-wheel-angle sensors

Hydraulic modulator
Development history
Design
Pressure modulation

Technical terms and acronyms
Technical terms
Acronyms

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Basic principles of automotive control engineering
Single-track model
Directional stability
Miniatures
Bosch test center at Boxberg
ABS versions
Development of hydraulic modulators