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Title: Shock absorber control system

A shock absorber control system is described for controlling a dampening force of a shock absorber of a vehicle comprising: setting means for setting a desired dampening force changeable within a predetermined range; drive means for driving the shock absorber to change the dampening force of the shock absorber linearly; control means for controlling the drive means in accordance with the desired dampening force when the setting of the desired dampening force has been changed; detecting means for detecting an actual dampening force of the shock absorber; and correcting means for correcting the dampening force of the shock absorber by controlling the drive means in accordance with a difference between the desired dampening force and the detected actual dampening force.
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
6987067
Report Number(s):
US 4635959
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: Filed date 29 Apr 1985
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
33 ADVANCED PROPULSION SYSTEMS; SHOCK ABSORBERS; COMPUTERIZED CONTROL SYSTEMS; VEHICLES; CORRECTIONS; DAMPING; ELECTRIC MOTORS; CONTROL SYSTEMS; MOTORS 330601* -- Vehicle Design Factors-- Body & Chassis