Simulation study for the control of a platoon of vehicles

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Abstract

In this paper, we study the control of the successive vehicle spacings of a platoon of vehicles traveling up hill with an incline angle. The analysis on both the identical and non-identical vehicle cases was examined. Under the steady velocity changes of the lead vehicle, we found that that the deviations of the vehicles from their pre-assigned positions for both cases are reasonably small and are also able to return to their steady state. The final steady state deviations of the vehicles in the platoon increase with the increase in the steepness of the hill.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)423-424
Number of pages2
JournalProceedings of the American Control Conference
Volume1
StatePublished - Dec 1 1994
EventProceedings of the 1994 American Control Conference. Part 1 (of 3) - Baltimore, MD, USA
Duration: Jun 29 1994Jul 1 1994

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