Using CarSim and TruckSim

Here is a limited bibliography of technical papers showing how CarSim and TruckSim are used.

Masahisa Watanabe (Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology), Kenshi Sakai (Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology). “Identifying tractor overturning scenarios using a driving simulator with a motion system." Biosystems Engineering. Download PDF. October 2021. Show summary

Mauricio Anaya-Martinez (Tecnologico de Monterrey), Jorge-De-J. Lozoya-Santos (Tecnologico de Monterrey), L.C. Félix-Herrán (Tecnologico de Monterrey), Prof. Dr. Juan Tudon-Martinez (Universidad de Monterrey), Dr. Ricardo A. Ramirez-Mendoza (Tecnologico de Monterrey), Ruben Morales-Menendez (Tecnologico de Monterrey). “Control of Automotive Semi-Active MR Suspensions for In-Wheel Electric Vehicles." MDPI 10.3390/app10134522. Download PDF. June 2020. Show summary

Marcus Brewer (Texas A&M Transportation Institute), Akram Abu-Odeh (Texas A&M Transportation Institute), Kimberly Rau (L.A. Fuess Partners, Inc.), Darren Torbic (MRIGlobal), Elizabeth Depwe (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign). “Effects of Cross-Slope Break on Roadway Departure Recovery for Trucks on Horizontal Curves." TRB Transportation Research Board, DOI: 10.3141/2588-02. Download PDF. November 2015. Show summary

Ross Brown (Motile Robotics Inc.), Marcus Mazza (U.S. Army), Dy Le (U.S. Army Research Lab), Muthuvel Murugan (U.S. Army Aberdeen Proving Ground). “Comparison of Generalized Predictive Control Algorithms Using a Full Vehicle Multi-Body Dynamics Model." SAE Paper 2012-01-1932. October 2012. Show summary

Benjamin Duprey, Michael Sayers, and Thomas Gillespie (Mechanical Simulation Corporation). "Using TruckSim to Test Performance Based Standards (PBS)." SAE Paper 2012-01-1919. October 2012. Show summary

Seyed Hossein Tamaddoni, Saied Taheri, and Mehdi Ahmadian (Virginia Tech). “Robust Optimal Control of Vehicle Lateral Motion with Driver-in-the-Loop." SAE Paper 2012-01-1903. October 2012. Show summary

Jian Zhao (Jilin University), Saied Taheri (Virginia Tech). "A Multi-Objective Based Antiroll Control System". SAE paper 2012-01-1904. October 2012. Show summary

Mustafa Ali Arat, Kanwar Singh, Saied Taheri (Virginia Tech). "An Adaptive Vehicle Stability Control Algorithm Based on Tire Slip-Angle Estimation". SAE paper 2012-01-2016. October 2012. Show summary

G.N. Marichal, M. Tomas-Rodgriguez, P. Campoy, S. Castillo, A. Hernandez, Vibraciones a partir de la simulacion de un helicoptero para el estudio de sus efectos sobre el sistema de vision. XXXII Jornadas de Automatica, Sept. 2011, Sevilla, Spain.

Ciro Moreno Ramirez, M. Tomas-Rodriguez, S.A. Evangelou, Efecto de una suspension Hossack en la estabilidad de motocicletas de carreras. XXXII Jornadas de Automatica, Sept. 2011, Sevilla, Spain.

Jerker Delsing, Jan van Deventer, Andrey Kruglyak, Johan Nordlander (Lulea University of Technology). "Platform Independent System Integration." SAE paper 2011-01-0211, April 2011. Show summary

Wongun Kim, Jongseok Lee, Kyongsu Yi (Seoul National University). "Development of a Driving Control Algorithm and Performance Verification Using Real-Time Simulator for a 6WD/6WS Vehicle." SAE paper 2011-01-0262, April 2011. Show summary

Jeffery Anderson, E. Harry Law (Clemson University). "Fuzzy Logic Approach to Vehicle Stability Control of Oversteer." SAE paper 2011-01-0268, April 2011. Show summary

David Antanaitis, Robert Nisonger, Chih-hung Yen (General Motors). "High Temperature Brake Cooling - Characterization for Brake System modeling in Race Track and High Energy Driving Conditions." SAE paper 2011-01-0566, April 2011. Show summary

Jesse Black, John Wagner (Clemson University). "Vehicle Road Runoff and Return -- Effect of Limited Steering Intervention." SAE paper 2011-01-0583, April 2011. Show summary

Ram Gopal, Aymeric Rousseau (Argonne National Laboratory). "System Analysis Using Multiple Expert Tools." SAE paper 2011-01-0754, April 2011. Show summary

Melody Baglione, Burak Kanber (Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art). "Developing an Extensible and Concise Simulink Toolset for Hybrid Vehicle Modeling and Simulation." SAE paper 2011-01-0755, April 2011. Show summary

Curran Crawford, Zuomin Dong, Jeff Waldner, Jeremy Wise (University of Victoria). "Development and Testing of an Advanced Extended Range Electric Vehicle." SAE paper 2011-01-0913, April 2011. Show summary

Joshua Auden, Bryan Miller, Michael Rizzo, Robert Taylor (General Motors). "Hardware in the Loop Simulation -- Economic Commission Europe Category C. Brake Assist System." SAE paper 2011-01-0955, April 2011. Show summary

Mehdi Ahmadian, Saied Taheri, Seyed Hossein Tamaddoni (Virginia Tech). "Linear Quadratic Game Theory Approach to Optimal Preview Control of Vehicle Lateral Motion." SAE paper 2011-01-0963, April 2011. Show summary

Mandar Hazare, Paul Venhovens (Clemson ICAR). "A Design Methodology to Assure Safe On-Road Handling Dynamics for Vehicles with Aftermarket Chassis Modifications." SAE paper 2011-01-0965, April 2011. Show summary

Sizhong Chen, Yuzhuang Zhao (Beijing Institute of Technology), Taehyun Shim (University of Michigan Dearborn). "Investigation of Trailer Yaw Motion Control Using Active Front Steer and Differential Brake." SAE paper 2011-01-0985, April 2011. Show summary

Ben Duprey, Saied Taheri (Virginia Tech). "A Fuzzy Based Stability Index Using a Right Sigmoid Membership Function." SAE paper 2009-01-2871, October 2009. Show summary

Taehyun Shin (Henry W. Patton Center for Engineering Education and Practice, University of Michigan, Dearborn). "Investigation of Suspension Characteristics and Development of Effective Suspension Model for Vehicle Roll Control." Annual Progress Report, 2006. Show summary

Patrick Mcnaull, Dennis Guenther, Gary Heydinger (Ohio State University), Paul Grygier (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration), and Mohamed Kamel Salaani (Transportation Research Center). "Validation and Enhancement of a Heavy Truck Simulation Model with an Electronic Stability Control Model." SAE paper 2010-01-0104. April 2010. Show summary

Patrick Mcnaull, Dennis Guenther, Gary Heydinger (Ohio State University), Paul Grygier (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration), and Mohamed Kamel Salaani (Transportation Research Center). "Integration of a Torsional Stiffness Model into an Existing Heavy Truck Vehicle Dynamics Model." SAE paper 2010-01-0099. April 2010. Show summary

Santhosh Chandrasekharan (Arvin Meritor), Dennis Guenther (Ohio State University), Mohamed Kamel Salaani, Scott Bradley Zagorski (Transportation Research Center), Gary Heydinger (SEA Limited), and Paul Grygier (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration). "Simulation Results from a Model of a Tractor Trailer Vehicle Equipped with Roll Stability Control." SAE paper 2010-01-0098. April 2010. Show summary

Damoon Soudbakhsh and Azim Eskandarian (George Washington University). "A Collision Avoidance Steering Controller using Linear Quadratic Regulator." SAE paper 2010-01-0459. April 2010. Show summary

John Consiglio and George J. Delagrammatikas (Cooper Union). "A Cost-Effective Engine-in-the-Loop Powertrain Testing System." SAE paper 2010-01-0192. April 2010. Show summary

John Limroth (Michelin Americas Research Company) and Thomas Kurfess (Clemson University). "Design of an Open-Loop Steering Robot Profile for Double Lane Change Maneuver Using Simulation." SAE paper 2010-01-0096. April 2010. Show summary

Berzah Ozan, Polat Sendur, M. Eren Uyanik, Yahya Oz, and Ilker Yilmaz (Ford Otosan AS). "A Model Validation Methodology for Evaluating Rollover Resistance Performance of a Ford Commercial Vehicle." SAE paper 2010-01-0107. April 2010. Show summary

Dennis Robertson and George J. Delagrammatikas (Cooper Union). "The Suspension System of the 2009 Cooper Union FSAE Vehicle: A Comprehensive Design Review." SAE paper 2010-01-0311. April 2010. Show summary

David McDonald and Robert L. Hildebrand (Lake Superior State University). "Laboratory Learning Experiences in Vehicle Engineering." SAE paper 2010-01-0313. April 2010. Show summary

Zhenhai Gao, Fei Gao, and Lifei Duan (SINA Corp.). "Research on Driver Model for Adaptive Control Behavior of Vehicle Direction." SAE paper 2010-01-0457. April 2010. Show summary

Shane Halbach, Phillip Sharer, Sylvain Pagerit, Aymeric P. Rousseau, and Charles Folkerts (Argonne National Laboratory). "Model Architecture, Methods, and Interfaces for Efficient Math-Based Design and Simulation of Automotive Control Systems." SAE paper 2010-01-0241. April 2010. Show summary

Mike J. Johnston, Rob Rieveley, Jennifer Johrendt, and Bruce Minaker (University of Windsor). "Metrics for Evaluating the Ride Handling Compromise." SAE paper 2010-01-1139. April 2010. Show summary

William E. Bombardier, John McPhee, and Chad Schmitke (University of Waterloo). "Symbolic Formulation of Multibody Dynamic Equations for Wheeled Vehicle Systems on Three-Dimensional Roads." SAE paper 2010-01-0719. April 2010. Show summary

Gianni Cario, Alessandro Casavola, Giuseppe Franze, Marco Lupia (Universita degli Studi della Calabria). "Predictive Time-to-Lane-Crossing Estimation for Lane Departure Warning Systems." 2009. Click here for the PDF | Show summary

Patrick James McNaull (Ohio State University). “Modeling and Validation of a Heavy Truck model with Electronic Stability Control.” Master of Science Thesis, 2009. Show summary

Gianni Cario, Alessandro Casavola, Guiseppe Franze, Marco Lupia (Universita degli Studi della Calabria) and Gianluigi Brasili (Infomobility, it S.p.A.), “Predictive Time-to-Lane-Crossing Estimation for Lane Departure Warning Systems.” Paper No. 09-0312, 21st ESV Safety Conference, Stuttgart, Germany, 2009. Show summary

Hiromichi Nozaki (Kogakuin University), "Consideration of Steering Method Control Based on Driving Situation. SAE paper 2009-01-2866, October 2009. Show summary

Nobuyoshi Mutoh and Yuki Nakano (Tokyo Metropolitan University),"Dynamic Characteristic Analyses of the Front-and Rear-Wheel Independent-Drive-Type Electric Vehicle (FRID EV) When the Drive System Failed during Running under Various Road Conditions." 5th International IEEE Vehicle Power & Propulsion Conference, Dearborn, MI, September 7-11, 2009. Show summary

Tsung-Hsien Hu and Chih-Jung Yeh (Automotive Research and Testing Center, Changhwa, Taiwan), “Hardware Implementation of the Current Control Using the Internal Model Method in the Electric Power Steering Application.”  5th International IEEE Vehicle Power & Propulsion Conference, Dearborn, MI, September 7-11, 2009. Show summary

Chi-Chun Yao, Chia-Feng Lin and Kuang-Jen Chang (Automotive Research and Testing Center, Changhwa, Taiwan), “A Brake Strategy for an Automatic Parking System of Vehicle.”  5th International IEEE Vehicle Power & Propulsion Conference, Dearborn, MI, September 7-11, 2009. Show summary

Aykent Baris (Automotive and Power Train Engineering/Helmut Schmidt University, Germany), "Subjective and Objective Evaluation of an Outrigger Construction's Effect on Rollover." June 2009.| Show summary

Tejas Kinjawadekar, Neha Dixit, Gary J. Heydinger and Dennis A. Guenther (The Ohio State University), and Mohamed Kamel Salaani (Transportation Research Center, Inc.), "Vehicle Dynamics Modeling and Validation of the 2003 Ford Expedition with ESC using CarSim." SAE paper 2009-01-0452, April 2009. Show summary

Santhosh Chandrasekharan, Dennis A. Guenther and Gary J. Heydinger (The Ohio State University), and M. Kamel Salaani and Scott B. Zagorski (Transportation Research Center Inc.), "Development of a Roll Stability Control Model for a Tractor Trailer Vehicle." SAE paper 2009-01-0451, April 2009. Show summary

Riccardo Marino and Stefano Scalzi (University of Rome Tor Vergata), "Integrated Control of Active Steering and Electronic Differentials in Four Wheel Drive Vehicles." SAE paper 2009-01-0446, April 2009. Show summary

Wanki Cho, Jangyeol Yoon and Kyongsu Ye (Seoul National University), and Taeyoung Jeong (Hyundai Mobis Corporation), "An Investigation into Unified Chassis Control based on Correlation with Longitudinal/Lateral Tire Force Behavior." SAE paper 2009-01-0438, April 2009. Show summary

Robert J. Rieveley, Bruce Minaker, Marc Maurini, Iva Shallvari and Justin Laport (University of Windsor), "Development of an Advanced Driver Model and Simulation Environment for Automotive Racing." SAE paper 2009-01-0434, April 2009. Show summary

Sehyun Chang (Hyundai-Kia Motors) and Tim J. Gordon (University of Michigan), "Improvement of Vehicle Dynamics using Model-Based Predictive Control." SAE paper 2009-01-0427, April 2009. Show summary

Philippus Feenstra, Mark Wentink, Bruno Correia Gracio and Wim Bles (TNO Defence, Security and Safety, Human Factors, 3769 ZG Soesterberg, Netherlands) “Effects of Simulator Motion Space on Realism in the Desdemona Simulator.” Driving Simulator Conference 2009 Europe, Monoco – 4 – 6 February 2009. Show summary

Efstathios Velenis (Brunel University), Panagiotis Tsiotras (Georgia Institute of Technology), Jianbo Lu (Ford Motor Company), "Trail-Braking Driver Input Parameterization for General Corner Geometry." SAE paper 2008-01-2986, December 2, 2008. Show summary

Rob Rieveley (University of Windsor), Bruce Minaker (University of Windsor), "Virtual Motorsports as a Vehicle Dynamics Teaching Tool." SAE paper 2008-01-2967, December 2, 2008. Show summary

Kunsoo Huh (Hanyang University), Junyeon Hwang (Hanyang University), Hyuck-min Na (Mando Corporation), Ho Gi Jung (Mando Corporation), Hyung-Jin Kang (Mando Corporation), Pal-Joo Yoon (Mando Corporation), "Development of a Model Based Predictive Controller for Lane Keeping Assistance." SAE paper 2008-01-1454, April 17, 2008.

Byung-Lyul Choi (Framax Inc.), Dong-Hoon Choi (Hanyang University), Hyeongcheol Lee, Hyunsup Kim (Hanyang University), "Integrated Chassis Design Procedure by using PIDO Technology." SAE paper 2008-01-0884, April 17, 2008. Show summary

Johan Eriksson (Lulea University of Technology), Mikael Nybacka (Lulea University of Technology), Tobias Larsson (Lulea University of Technology), Per Lindgren (Lulea University of Technology), "Using Timber in a Multi-Body Design Environment to Develop Reliable Embedded Software." SAE paper 2008-01-0742 , April 15, 2008. Show summary

Hiromichi Nozaki (Kinki University), Masahito Kizu (Kinki University), "Consideration of Suspension Mechanism with High Cornering Performance for a Formula Car." SAE paper 2008-01-0607, April 16, 2008. Show summary

Vinod Cherian (The MathWorks), Rohit Shenoy (The MathWorks), Alec Stothert (The MathWorks), Justin S. Shriver (The MathWorks), Jason Ghidella (The MathWorks), Thomas Gillepsie (Mechanical Simulation Corporation), "Model-Based Design of a SUV Anti-Rollover Control System." SAE paper 2008-01-0579, April 16, 2008. Show summary

Cedric W. Mousseau (General Motors Corporation), "Using Simulation to Quantify Sine with Dwell Maneuver Test Metric Variability." SAE paper 2008-01-0590, April 15, 2008. Show summary

Jinghong Yu (Honda R&D Americas Inc.), Michael Johnson (Honda R&D Americas Inc.), "Vehicle Dynamics Simulation for Predicting Steering Power-Off Limit Performance." SAE paper 2008-01-0587 , April 16, 2008. Show summary

Bo-Chiuan Chen (National Taipei University of Technology), Shiuh-Jer Huang (National Taipei University of Technology), Wei-Feng Hsu (National Taipei University of Technology), "Return Control of Electric Power Steering System using Sliding Mode Approach." SAE paper 2008-01-0499 , April 17, 2008. Show summary

Minchae Lee (Hanyang University), Myoungho Sunwoo , Jeamyoung Youn (Hanyang University), Jooyoung Ma (Hanyang University), Jaehyun Han (Hanyang University), "Validation of a Seamless Development Process for Real-time ECUs using OSEK-OS based SILS/RCP." SAE paper 2008-01-0803 , April 16, 2008. Show summary

Nathan Nantais (University of Windsor), Bruce P. Minaker (University of Windsor), "Active Four Wheel Brake Proportioning for Improved Performance and Safety." SAE paper 2008-01-1224, April 17, 2008. Show summary

Kunsoo Huh (Hanyang University), Pal-Joo Yoon (Hanyang University), Daegun Hong (Mando Corporation), Kwangjin Han (Mando Corporation), Joogon Kim (Mando Corporation), Hyung-Jin Kang (Mando Corporation), "A Model-Based Fault Diagnosis System for Electro-Hydraulic Brake." SAE paper 2008-01-1225", April 17, 2008. Show summary

Santhosh Chandrasekharan (The Ohio State University), “Development of a Tractor-Semitrailer Roll Stability Control Model.” Master of Science Thesis, 2007. Show summary

Matthew Shurtz, Dennis A. Guenther, Gary J. Heydinger, (Ohio State University); Scott B. Zagorski, (Transportation Research Center Inc.), "Refinements of a Heavy Truck ABS Model." SAE paper 2007-01-0839, April 2007

Craig Stephen Ross (General Motors Corporation), Clinton Carey (General Motors Corporation), Todd C. Schanz (General Motors Corporation), Edmund F. Gaffney (General Motors Corporation), Michael J. Catalano (Dana Corporation), "Development of an Electronically-Controlled, Limited Slip Differential (eLSD) for FWD Applications." SAE paper 2007-01-0925, April 2007

Ying Chen (General Motors Corporation), Brandon Jones (General Motors Corporation), "Software Testing Strategies for Model-Based Chassis Control Systems." SAE paper 2007-01-0505, April 2007

Soo Bo Park (Hyundai Motor Co.), Sung Wook Hwang (Hyundai Motor Co.), Young Ho Oh (Hyundai Motor Co.), Un Koo Lee (Hyundai Motor Co.), "Development of the Independent-Type Steer by Wire System." SAE paper 2007-01-1148, April 2007

Naoto Ohkubo (Honda R&D Co., Ltd.), Takehiro Horiuchi (Honda R&D Co., Ltd.), Osamu Yamamoto (Honda R&D Co., Ltd.), Hiromi Inagaki (Honda R&D Co., Ltd.), "Brake Torque Sensing for Enhancement of Vehicle Dynamics Control Systems." SAE paper 2007-01-0867, April 2007

Ming Une Jen (Industrial Technology Research Institute) , Ming-Hung Lu (Industrial Technology Research Institute), "Integration of Kinematics and Compliance Measurement with Vehicle Dynamics Validation for a Shared Platform." SAE paper 2007-01-0832, April 2007.

Mahesh Madurai Kumar (University of Michigan - Ann Arbor), Taehyun Shim (University of Michigan - Dearborn), Jahan Asgari (Ford Motor Co.), "Development of a Vehicle Animation Tool Using MATLAB Virtual Reality Toolbox." SAE paper 2007-01-0947, April 2007

Mohammad Kamal (Altair Engineering Inc.), Taehyun Shim (University of Michigan - Dearborn), "Development of Active Suspension Control for Combined Handling and Rollover Propensity Enhancement." SAE paper 2007-01-0826, April 2007

Ruediger Heim (Fraunhofer Institute LBF), Ivo Krause (Fraunhofer Institute LBF), Steffen Weingaertner (Fraunhofer Institute LBF), "Runflat-Technology and its Impact on Design and Durability of Wheels." SAE paper 2007-01-1532, April 2007

Yuping He (University of Ontario), John McPhee (University of Waterloo), "A Review of Automated Design Synthesis Approaches for Virtual Development of Ground Vehicle Suspensions." SAE paper 2007-01-0856 , April 2007

Kunsoo Huh (Hanyang University), Jongchul Jung (Hanyang University), Daegun Hong (Hanyang University), Sunghyun Lim (LG Electronics), Sangoh Han (Hanyang University), Kwangjin Han (Hanyang University), Hee Young Jo (Hyundai Motor Co.), Jae Min Yun (Hyundai Motor Co.), "Vehicle Mass Estimator Design for Adaptive Roll Stability Control." SAE paper 2007-01-0820, April 2007

C. Rengaraj, A.Adgar, C.S.Cox, D.A.Crolla, "Cosimulation of parameter based vehicle dynamics and an ABS control system," International Conference on Systems Engineering(I CSE2006) at University of Coventry, Coventry, United Kingdom, Sep 2006.

Joseph P. Ryan, Michael W. Neal, James W. Mero, Frank J. Taverna, (General Motors Corporation), "Design of the Milford Road Course.", SAE paper 2005-01-0385.April 2005, Presented at the 2005 SAE World Congress and Exhibition. Show summary

Jiang, F., "An Application of Nonlinear PID Control to a Class of Truck ABS Problems," Ford Motor Company, Product Development Center and The Applied Control Research Laboratory, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Cleveland State University, Cleveland, Ohio. Click here for the PDF | Show summary

O'Dea, K., "Anti-Lock Braking Performance and Hydraulic Brake Pressure Estimation", 2005 SAE World Congress, Delphi Corporation, Detroit, Michigan. Click here for the PDF | Show summary

Sundaram, P., D'Ambrosio, J., et al., "Development of a Simulation Model for System Safety Analysis", Mathworks International Automotive Conference 2005, Delphi Corporation.

Littlejohn, D., Fornari, T., Kuo, G., et al., "Performance, Robustness, and Durability of an Automatic Brake System for Vehicle Adaptive Cruise Control," 2004 SAE World Congress, SAE Paper 2004-01-0255, Delphi Corp and Michigan State University, Detroit, Michigan. Click here for the PDF.

Michael Daniel Dorohoff, Jr. – Ohio State University, “A Study of Vehicle Response Asymmetries during Severe Driving Maneuvers.” Master of Science Thesis, 2003. Show summary

Ashley Liston Dunn – Ohio State University. “Jackknife Stability of Articulated Traqctor Semitrailer Vehicles with High-output Brakes and Jackknife Detection on Low Coefficient Surfaces.” Doctoral Thesis, 2003. Show summary

Scott Bradley Zagorski – Ohio State University. “Compatibility of ABS Disc/drum Brakes on Class VIII Vehicles with Multiple Trailers and Their Effects on Jackknife Stability.” Master of Science Thesis, 2003. Show summary

Chen, C. and Peng, H., "Rollover prevention for Sports Utility Vehicles With Human-in-the-Loop Evaluations," 5th Int'l Symposium on Advanced Vehicle Control, August 2000, Ann Arbor, Michigan. Click here for the PDF | Show summary

Kawauchi, Hl, Maegawa, A., et al., "Development of Quantitative Evaluation Method of Vehicle Stability & Controllability", SEI Technical Review - Number 59 - January 2005 - 7 Show summary

Watanabe, Y. and Sharp, R. S., "The Application of Neural Network Learning Control to the Design of a Low-Energy Active Suspension System." 4th International Symposium on Advanced Vehicle Control, AVEC '98, JSAE, 1998, Nagoya, Japan.

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