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Development of a low cost anti-lock brake system for small motorcycles

Stephen M Tenney

Development of a low cost anti-lock brake system for small motorcycles

by Stephen M Tenney

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Published by The Administration, National Technical Information Service [distributor in Washington, D.C, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Motorcycles -- Brakes

  • Edition Notes

    StatementStephen M. Tenney, John M. Goto ; prepared for U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
    ContributionsGoto, John M, United States. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Harry Diamond Laboratories (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 41 p. :
    Number of Pages41
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14944504M

    The European Parliament passed a proposal to make antilock brake systems a requirement on all motorcycles over cc. Final approval awaits a review by all members of the union, but judging from the commentary in Europe, it looks like it will become law by system that would be capable of detecting when a collision is likely to occur and applying emergency braking to avoid it. More advanced and/or multiple sensors are likely to be required as well as considerable further development before full collision avoidance systems (other than low speed systems) are available in production.

    In an era in which adventure-styled motorcycles seem to be taking over the sport-touring class, the Kawasaki Ninja ABS stands out as a great example of a traditional ki has taken the heart of a sportbike and wrapped it with a package that can tackle almost any task a rider could want, from commuting to canyon scratching to touring to the . 1. The apparent increase in single-vehicle accidents involving ABS-equipped vehicles may be a statistical fluke. While the accident data studies have found, with a very high probability of significance, that single-vehicle accidents have increased for ABS-equipped vehicles, the make/models studied have, for technical reasons, been "sportier" or "more luxurious" than the .

    VINTAGE - There are 5 condition grades for Harley-Davidson. There are many options that may affect the final value on Harley-Davidson motorcycles such as multi-speed transmissions, clutch assembly, electronics,engine options, dual brakes, side cars, etc. These options will be covered in upcoming editions.   Traction control and anti-lock brakes complete the sophisticated chassis, though the F lacks the R’s Fancy Dan IMU-based traction control system that controls the engine dynamics when leaned.


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Development of a low cost anti-lock brake system for small motorcycles by Stephen M Tenney Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Development of a low cost anti-lock brake system for small motorcycles. [Stephen M Tenney; John M Goto; United States. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.; U.S.

Army Harry Diamond Laboratories.]. Development of a low cost anti-lock brake system for small motorcycles. Final : S. Tenney and John M. Goto. An anti-lock braking system (ABS) is a safety anti-skid braking system used on aircraft and on land vehicles, such as cars, motorcycles, trucks, and buses.

ABS operates by preventing the wheels from locking up during braking, thereby maintaining tractive contact with the road surface. ABS is an automated system that uses the principles of threshold braking and cadence. A brake system with the function of a Combined Brake System on the rear brake which distributes the controlled braking force to the front, and an Antilock Brake System on front and rear brakes was developed for the light weight by: 8.

However, inexperienced (learner) motorcyclists in the UK are restricted to small engine capacity motorcycles ( cu cm), which tend to be of lower cost and are, therefore, not commercially viable for fitment of the relatively expensive ABS currently available.

ABS for motorcycles prevents wheel lock-up and ensures bike stability as well as optimal deceleration while braking. ABS therefore significantly reduces the risk of falling and reduces stopping distance.

On a motorcycle fitted with an antilock braking system, the ABS control unit constantly monitors the speed of the wheels using wheel-speed sensors. An insurance institute study showed that the rate of fatal crashes was 28 percent lower for motorcycles equipped with optional anti-lock brakes than for those same motorcycles without them.

Motorcycle deaths have more than doubled. Anti-lock braking systems can be traced all the way back to the s, when engineers first applied the concept of an automatic override braking system to aircraft brakes.

This system served the same purpose as modern ABS, preventing wheels from locking during rapid deceleration, or on low-traction surfaces. ABS remained primarily an aircraft technology until.

pressure of the wheel brakes by manipulating the solenoid valves in the hydraulic brake system. • Hydraulic unit actuates the brakes by increasing the hydraulic pressure or bypassing the pedal force to reduce All braking and steering forces must be generated within the small tire contact ‘Modelling and development of Anti Lock File Size: KB.

For motorcycles not equipped with ABS, the test procedure was the same except that the rider was instructed to apply as much force as required on the brake control device in order to get the shortest stopping distance without losing vehicle control or having any wheel lockup above a speed of 10 km/h.

Anti-lock Brakes – ABS brakes lower fatalities in crashes by 43%, and they are now becoming more cost-effective and common on certain types like touring and sport touring motorcycles. European legislation recently made anti-lock brake systems mandatory on motorcycles over cc, and that could be a trend soon showing up in other markets.

While ABS is common on motorcycles and some hydraulic braking systems for mopeds, little research has been done on the use of anti-locks for low-powered vehicles using non-hydraulic brakes.

The American Motorcyclist Association says the European Parliament has approved a proposal to require anti-lock brakes on all new motorcycles and trikes with engines larger than cubic.

Anti-lock brake systems, a standard feature on lots of passenger vehicles since the s, have been touted for years as a potentially powerful tool to cut motorcycle deaths. The technology, known as ABS, works by preventing the wheels from locking up during hard braking and improving control amid emergencies or slippery road conditions.

Irresponsible advice on motorcycle ABS Posted on 9th June, by Mark Hinchliffe A VicRoads brochure has given the wrong impression of ABS (anti-lock brake systems) and even offered advice that riders fit an aftermarket system.

Honda's CBRRR ABS ($14,) leaves little argument for lockup denying luddites. The bike's uprated stoppers (a $1, option) are a combined system-- ie, they operate the front and rear brakes independently depending on stopping needs-- and involve a complex sequence.

Anti-Lock Brake Systems on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. For the best answers, search on this site anti-lock brakes are nice but not mandatory. what the anti-lock brake system does is apply the brakes while not fully locking up your wheel rotation.

with this technology you are able to slam on the brakes while still maintaining decent steering control. with regular brakes, when applied heavily, the wheels. Anti Lock Brake System Service Training Self Study Information [volkswagen] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Anti Lock Brake System Service Training Self Author: volkswagen. Brake Shoes. Figure 4. Anti-lock braking system [14]. ABS Control. ABS brake controllers pose unique challenges to the de-signer: a) For optimal performance, the controller must operate at an unstable equilibrium point, b) Depending on road conditions, the maximum braking torque may vary over a wide range, c) The tire slippage measurementFile Size: 1MB.

braking system,* and trailer s~ynchronization device. 3. P. tractor-tra,iler equipped with a. wheel antilock system.** The disk brake truck was subjected to effectiveness, fade and recovery, and brake rating tests, while the two tractor-trailer vehicles were tested primarily for effectiveness and minimum stopping capability.

Beaudry said anti-lock braking systems (ABS), traction control, slipper clutch, electronic adjustable suspension, and electronic cruise control can improve performance on some new motorcycle models. Agencies should consider sending a motorcycle-training officer to an event where they have the opportunity to demo the different motorcycles, or.ANTI LOCK BRAKING SYSTEMS Stress and Strain on motorcycle riders while braking Permutation A Permutat The technical benefit of anti-lock brake systems for the rider’s safety has been shown in many research studies concerning achieved decelerations or braking distances when braking straight or in curve, and is undeniable [1, 2].