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Consumer Electronics by S. P. Bali

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ELECTRONICALLY CONTROLLED SUSPENSION (ECS)

The Mitsubishi system—with the acronym ECS has been designed to keep the car flat and level when riding over bumps, braking, accelerating and cornering. It achieves this with damper valves that can be independently addressed by the car's suspension computer to vary their damping effect, additional air springs (supplementing the steel springs) for load sharing and also to alter the height of the car.

 

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Fig. 49.6 Active-electronic control suspension

 

The processor has sensors which detect steering angle, gravity, road speed, the height of the vehicle at the front and rear, the accelerator's position ...

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