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Vol. 168, Issue 4, April 2014, pp. 294-298




New Structure Design and Simulation of Brake by Wire System
Based on Giant-magnetostrictive Material

Changbao CHU, Xingjian JIA

Department of mechanical and electrical engineering, Nanchang institute of technology Tianxiang Road No. 289, Nanchang, Jiangxi 330099, China
Tel.: +86-0791-82080396, fax: +86-0791-82126168

E-mail: chuchangbao@163.com


Received: 18 January 2014 /Accepted: 7 March 2014 /Published: 30 April 2014

Digital Sensors and Sensor Sysstems


Abstract: Existing electronic mechanical brake by wire system has several disadvantages. For instance, system actuators are complex, response speed slower, larger vibration noise, etc. This paper discusses a new type brake by wire system based on giant-magnetostrictive material. The new type brake by wire system model was set up under Matlab/Simulink software environment. PID control method was used to control the brake by wire system. Simulation results shows that the new type brake by wire system achieves better braking performance compared with hydraulic braking system. This work provides a new idea for researching automobile brake by wire system.


Keywords: Giant-magnetostrictive material, Brake by wire, Control, Simulation, Automobile.


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