Active suspension system and method for controlling same Patent #: 5015009
ApplicationNo. 669413 filed on 04/22/1991
US Classes:280/5.508Lateral vehicle disposition
ExaminersPrimary: Valenza, Joseph E.
Attorney, Agent or Firm
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International ClassB60G 011/26
Foreign Application Priority Data1988-09-22 GB
AbstractAn active roll control system for attachment to a vehicle having a wheel suspension system includes an actuator attached by a linkage to the wheel suspension system. The actuator is controlled by a programmable computer having input signals from a lateral accelerometer and a load cell from an output signal to a servovalve controlling the hydraulic fluid to the actuator. The active roll control system operates to maintain the vehicle in a substantially level state about the vehicle longitudinal axis.