1st Edition

Dynamics of Vehicles on Roads and Tracks Vol 1 Proceedings of the 25th International Symposium on Dynamics of Vehicles on Roads and Tracks (IAVSD 2017), 14-18 August 2017, Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia

    The International Symposium on Dynamics of Vehicles on Roads and Tracks is the leading international gathering of scientists and engineers from academia and industry in the field of ground vehicle dynamics to present and exchange their latest innovations and breakthroughs. Established in Vienna in 1977, the International Association of Vehicle System Dynamics (IAVSD) has since held its biennial symposia throughout Europe and in the USA, Canada, Japan, South Africa and China. The main objectives of IAVSD are to promote the development of the science of vehicle dynamics and to encourage engineering applications of this field of science, to inform scientists and engineers on the current state-of-the-art in the field of vehicle dynamics and to broaden contacts among persons and organisations of the various countries engaged in scientific research and development in the field of vehicle dynamics and related areas.

    IAVSD 2017, the 25th Symposium of the International Association of Vehicle System Dynamics was hosted by the Centre for Railway Engineering at Central Queensland University, Rockhampton, Australia in August 2017. The symposium focused on the following topics related to road and rail vehicles and trains: dynamics and stability; vibration and comfort; suspension; steering; traction and braking; active safety systems; advanced driver assistance systems; autonomous road and rail vehicles; adhesion and friction; wheel-rail contact; tyre-road interaction; aerodynamics and crosswind; pantograph-catenary dynamics; modelling and simulation; driver-vehicle interaction; field and laboratory testing; vehicle control and mechatronics; performance and optimization; instrumentation and condition monitoring; and environmental considerations.

    Providing a comprehensive review of the latest innovative developments and practical applications in road and rail vehicle dynamics, the 213 papers now published in these proceedings will contribute greatly to a better understanding of related problems and will serve as a reference for researchers and engineers active in this specialised field. Volume 1 contains 78 papers under the subject heading Road.


    Analysis of controllability of automobiles at steady-state cornering considering different drive concepts
    J. Edelmann & M. Plöchl

    Optimal control of brakes and steering for autonomous collision avoidance
    Y. Gao, T. Gordon & M. Lidberg

    Influence of vehicle body motion on the effects of G-Vectoring control
    M. Yamakado, R. Tanaka, Y. Kano, M. Abe, Y. Suzuki, S. Kosaka & W. Cheng

    A force-distribution approach to simulate the aerodynamic loads acting on a vehicle passing by a bridge tower: Comparison with CFD simulations
    G. Quattromani, D. Rocchi, E. Sabbioni, L. Salati & P. Schito

    The effect of the front-to-rear wheel torque distribution on vehicle handling: An experimental assessment
    F. Bucchi, B. Lenzo, F. Frendo, W. De Nijs & A. Sorniotti

    Dynamic rollover characteristics of personal mobility vehicles with lean mechanism
    T. Kaneko, I. Kageyama & T. Haraguchi

    Design and control of model based steering feel reference in an electric power assisted steering system
    T. Chugh, W. Chen, M. Klomp, S. Ran & M. Lidberg

    K&C-based approach for examination of superposition errors
    M.G. Reisner, G. Prokop, H. Langhoff & H. Krome

    Mass properties of cars—an investigation
    G. Previati, M. Gobbi & G. Mastinu

    Anti-overturning capacity and critical roll angle of straddling monorail vehicle
    Y. Ji & L. Ren

    Passive road vehicle suspensions—fundamental and unaddressed topics
    G. Mastinu, M. Gobbi, K. Ramakhrishnan, L. Yang & F. Ballo

    Ride comfort for the articulated truck drivers crossing raised rail-road crossings
    Z. Zhang, M. Dhanasekar, D.P. Thambiratnam & L. Ling

    A vehicle-human model for analysis of ride comfort predominated with vertical and pitch motions
    H. Zhou, Y. Qiu, R. Lot, J.D. Gao & J.S. Yang

    A unified approach to rollover prevention based on control allocation
    D. Zhang, T. Gordon, Y. Gao & R. Zhang

    Torque optimal allocation control based on a electro-hydraulic brake system equipped vehicle
    W. Han, L. Xiong, Z. Yu & Y. Hou

    Robust control of active trailer steering systems for long combination vehicles
    T. Sikder, S. Kapoor & Y. He

    An active fault-tolerant controller for overactuated electric vehicles
    R. de Castro, L.M. Ho & J. Brembeck

    A hierarchical control system design for enhancing vehicle handling and stability performance
    Y. Shi, F. Yu & L. Chen

    Analysis of camber control and torque vectoring to improve vehicle energy efficiency
    P. Sun, A. Stensson Trigell, L. Drugge, J. Jerrelind & M. Jonasson

    Human centric vehicle development using advanced real-time all-in-the-loop simulators
    D. Minen, F. Martini, M. Scarsini, E. Valvason & A. Costa Neto

    A shared-control-based driver assistance system using steering guidance torque combined direct yaw-moment control
    S. Inoue, T. Nasu, T. Hayashi, H. Sasaki, P. Raksincharoensak, M. Nagai & H. Inoue

    Identifying driver skills based on driver models for multi-trailer heavy vehicle
    J. Brown, Y. He & H. Lang

    Tyre and soil contribution to tyre traction characteristic
    A.F. Andreev & V.V. Vantsevich

    Tyre type dependent transient force behaviour by means of a Maxwell model
    A. Hackl, W. Hirschberg, C. Lex & G. Rill

    Conversion of a tribological based wheel-rail creep force model to tires running on different road conditions
    K. Six, A. Kerschbaumer, A. Meierhofer, B. Suhr & M. Rosenberger

    A study of parameter identification for a thermal-mechanical tire model based on flat track measurements
    F. Calabrese, C. Ludwig, M. Bäcker & A. Gallrein

    The developmental model for generalized multi-axle vehicle handling
    X. Chen & K.H. Guo

    Theoretical consideration to a mode in planar motion against transient steering input
    H. Sakai

    Nonlinear lateral dynamics of a high capacity transport vehicle—introducing phase plane analysis methodology
    J.J. Lehtinen & A.J. Tuononen

    Integrated control of differential drive assisted steer and TVC for a DDEV
    B. Leng, L. Xiong & Z. Yu

    Fault tolerant control for steering by wire electric vehicle on the steering deadlocking condition with nonzero angle
    C.T. Bian, G.D. Yin, N. Zhang & L.W. Xu

    Design and control of the steering torque feedback in a vehicle driving simulator
    W. Chen, T. Chugh, M. Klomp, S. Ran & M. Lidberg

    Rack force estimation for control of steer-by-wire system by disturbance observer
    X. Wu, M. Zhang & C. Ye

    A data-driven behavior generation algorithm in car-following scenarios
    Y. Zhang, J. Wang, Q. Lin, S. Verwer & J.M. Dolan

    Study on construction of driver model for obstacle avoidance using risk potential
    I. Kageyama, Y. Kuriyagawa & A. Tsubouchi

    A study on vehicle dynamics and driver model to improve driver’s line traceability in cornering
    M. Tao, T. Sugimachi, Y. Suda, D. Kato, K. Shibata & J. Li

    Tyre measurements and modelling for parking manoeuvres
    S. Ran, M. Klomp & E. Bakker

    Sensitivity of tyre simulation to road profile measurement resolution
    P.S. Els & O. Scholtz

    Instantaneous compression-based tyre rolling radius
    V.V. Vantsevich, J. Paldan & M. Verma

    Study on sensing of road surface condition by quasi-electrostatic field technology
    K. Kouno, K. Takiguchi, Y. Suda & Y. Kitagawa

    Real-time localization method for autonomous vehicle using 3D-LIDAR
    Y. Zhang, L. Wang, J. Wang & J.M. Dolan

    State/control constraint management in autonomous racing: A reference governor approach
    E. Joa, K. Yi, S. Woo & S. Im

    Hierarchical control for reference trajectory tracking of autonomous vehicles
    R. Zhang, L. Xiong & Z. Yu

    Hierarchical model predictive control with human factor constraints
    J.S. Hellewell, A.A. Popov & G.E. Burnett

    An alternate model for tracks in vehicle dynamic study of a high speed tracked vehicle
    I. Mahalingam & C. Padmanabhan

    Three-wheeler performance optimization: Dynamics-based design of a first prototype
    A. Verlé & P. Fisette

    Stability analysis of a two-wheel personal mobility vehicle with non-identical wheel axis
    J.T.C. Tan, T. Yamashita, S. Misawa & Y. Suda

    Torsional vibration simulation in commercial vehicle powertrains
    C. Braun, A. Lion & J. Fleischhacker

    Optimal powertrain design and control of an electric race car
    H.L. Yu, F. Catelli-Dezza, D. Tarsitano & F. Cheli

    Design cycles for a given driving mission
    S. Kharrazi, L. Nielsen & E. Frisk

    Enhancing lateral stability of car-trailer systems using model reference adaptive control
    S. Vempaty, T. Sun & Y. He

    Prediction of yaw natural frequency taking roll motion into account
    H. Sakai

    Incorporating transient cornering characteristics in target yaw-rate design for chassis control system
    K. Park, E. Joa, Y. Koh, K. Yi & K. Sohn

    A fluid dynamics approach to motion control for rigid autonomous ground vehicles
    M. Song, N. Wang, J. Wang & T. Gordon

    A comprehensive algorithm for automatic emergency lane-change
    S. Samiee, A. Eichberger, S. Azadi, R. Kazemi, L. Shao & B. Rogic

    Design of active tire anti-skid control strategy integrating lane-keeping control system for autonomous vehicles
    M.X. Wu, L.W. Jeng & K. Li

    Collision avoidance system using artificial potential field and nonlinear model predictive control: A case study of intersection collisions with sudden appearing moving vehicles
    U.Z.A. Hamid, H. Zamzuri, M.A.A. Rahman, Y. Saito & P. Raksincharoensak

    Unified decision making and control for highway collision avoidance using active front steer and individual wheel torque control
    H. Yuan, D. Lin & T. Gordon

    Adaptive potential field-based motion planning approach and control for automated vehicle collision avoidance systems
    N. Wahid, H. Zamzuri, M.H.M. Ariff & N.H. Amer

    Robust model predictive control for state tracking of autonomous electric vehicle
    L.W. Xu, G.D. Yin, C.T. Bian, Z. Tang & N. Zhang

    Torque vectoring with active steering for improved lateral performance in electric vehicles
    P. Commins, B. McAulay & H. Du

    Fuzzy logic control of agile dynamics of a wheel locomotion module
    V.V. Vantsevich, A. Lozynskyy, L. Demkiv & I. Holovach

    Required friction utilization for friction estimation on wet asphalt, an experimental study
    A. Albinsson, F. Bruzelius & M. Hjort

    Suspension damping characteristics influence on the wheel shimmy of 4 WID electric vehicles
    C.T. Bian, N. Zhang, G. Li, G.D. Yin & N. Chen

    Sideslip angle estimation based on camera and GPS for autonomous vehicle
    W. Liu, L. Xiong, X. Xia & R. Zhang

    Sideslip angle and tire-road friction coefficient estimation simultaneously for autonomous vehicle
    X. Lin, L. Xiong & X. Xia

    Wheel hop estimation on rough roads
    H.A. Hamersma, T.R. Botha & P.S. Els

    Nonlinear stability analysis using Lyapunov stability theory for car-trailer systems
    T. Sun & Y. He

    The influence of damping failure phenomenon on dynamic stability of car-trailer combinations
    N. Zhang, W.-G. Zhu, T. Liu, L.W. Xu & G.D. Yin

    Modeling of ground vehicle shimmy system with consideration of vehicle body coupling effect
    X.G. Li, N. Chen, G.D. Yin & N. Zhang

    Steering stability of a passive front wheel design on tilting narrow track vehicle
    J.T.C. Tan, H. Arakawa, Y. Suda, K. Araki, A. Mizuno & M. Horiguchi

    Influence of in-wheel motors on the wheel shimmy of 4 WID electric vehicles
    N. Zhang, Y. Xu, G. Li, X.G. Li & N. Chen

    Fault-tolerant control of active trailer steering systems for multi-trailer articulated heavy vehicles
    S. Kapoor, T. Sikder & Y. He

    Advantages of parameter estimation in electric vehicles
    B. McAulay, P. Commins & H. Du

    Micro slip control in dual clutch transmission for vehicle launch
    B. Zhou, T. Lu, J. Zhang & H. Hao

    Fail-operational vehicle dynamics for autonomous operation—a review through other engineering domains
    M. Rothhämel

    A volumetric-based tire model for both longitudinal and lateral maneuvers
    C. Wei, J. Banerjee & J. McPhee

    Research on arrangement forms and vibration isolation performances of the inerter in suspension seat
    Z. Zhang, Z. Xie, Z. Xu & Y. He

    Problems, solutions and usage of shock absorbers with degressive characteristics "paper not available"
    M. Valasek


    Maksym Spiryagin is the Deputy Director of the Centre for Railway Engineering at Central Queensland University. He received his PhD in the field of Railway Transport in 2004 at the East Ukrainian National University. Professor Spiryagin’s involvement in academia and railway industry projects includes research experience in Australia, China, Italy, South Korea and Ukraine involving locomotive design and traction, rail vehicle dynamics, acoustics and real-time and software-enabled control systems, mechatronics and the development of complex mechatronic systems using various approaches (co-simulation, software-in-the-loop, processor-in-the-loop or hardware-in-the loop simulations). He has published four books and has more than 130 other scientific publications and twenty patents as one of the inventors.

    Timothy Gordon is Head of the School of Engineering in the College of Science at the University of Lincoln which he joined in 2014 having spent ten years at the University of Michigan (UM) as Professor of Mechanical Engineering in the College of Engineering and heading UM’s Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI) as head of the Engineering Research Division. He was formerly Ford Professor of Automotive Engineering at Loughborough University and has worked extensively with the automotive industry. He received his PhD in Relativistic Field Theory in 1978 from the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics at the University of Cambridge. His research covers all aspects of active safety of road vehicles including how computer control systems can help reduce crashes and the development of autonomous safety systems. Particular interests are the development and application on non-linear optimal control methods for areas such as collision avoidance, vehicle dynamics at the limits of friction, as well as broader aspects such as optimal energy efficiency. Another special area of interest is in analysis and modelling of the interactions of vehicles with real human drivers.

    Colin Cole is the Director of the Centre for Railway Engineering at Central Queensland University. He has worked in the Australian rail industry since 1984, starting with six years in mechanised track maintenance for Queensland Railways. Since then he has focused on a research and consulting career involving work on track maintenance, train and wagon dynamics, train control technologies and the development of on-board devices. Professor Cole has been extensively engaged with industry via the previous two nationally funded Rail CRC programs, and has continuing involvement via the Australian Centre for Rail Innovation and the new Rail Manufacturing CRC. His 1999 PhD was in Longitudinal Train Dynamics Modelling. He has authored and/or co-authored over 120 technical papers, two books, one book chapter, numerous commercial research and consulting reports, and has developed two patents relating to in-cabin locomotive technologies.

    Tim McSweeney has over 45 years of experience in the field of railway infrastructure asset management, specialising in track engineering in the heavy-haul environment. He was the senior Infrastructure Manager overseeing the Bowen Basin export coal network for Queensland Rail from 1991 until 2001 when he joined the Centre for Railway Engineering at Central Queensland University to follow his interest in railway research. He retired in 2007, but has continued his involvement with the Centre for Railway Engineering as an Adjunct Research Fellow and was awarded an honorary Master of Engineering degree by Central Queensland University in 2011. He is a Member of the Railway Technical Society of Australasia and a Fellow of the Permanent Way Institution, Queensland Section. He has co-authored two books and twenty technical papers and consultancy reports on various aspects of railway engineering and operations.