The road disturbance attenuation for quarter car active suspension system via a new static two-degree-of-freedom design

Yusuf Altun


The main aim of this paper is to attenuate the effects of the road disturbance on the quarter-car active suspension system (ASS) for the passenger comfort by using design. Therefore, a new static disturbance compensator is proposed by using linear matrix inequality method such that the disturbance compensator and feedback controller are simultaneously designed for the disturbances in the linear time-invariant systems, which are measurable or predictable. They have static structure, and the disturbance compensator is designed on the feedforward path. The design is applied against the road disturbance affecting the quarter car ASS. The effectiveness of the design is demonstrated with the simulations.


active suspension, quarter car, the road disturbance rejection, feedforward compensation.

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