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Title:
MULTI-VEHICLE ARTICULATION ANGLE SENSING ARRANGEMENT
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2019/142103
Kind Code:
A8
Abstract:
A vehicle system includes a first vehicle having a first longitudinal axis, a second vehicle coupled with the first vehicle and having a second longitudinal axis, and a controller arrangement that includes a global positioning system receiver, a sensor arrangement including a first sensor connected with the first vehicle and operably coupled with the receiver, the first sensor configured to sense a relative orientation of the first longitudinal axis within a global coordinate system, and a second sensor connected with the second vehicle and operably coupled with the receiver, the second sensor configured to sense a relative orientation of the second longitudinal axis within a global coordinate system, and a controller operably coupled with the receiver, the first sensor and the second sensor, wherein the controller is configured to calculate an angular offset between the first and second longitudinal axes.

Inventors:
SCHUTT RANDY L (US)
Application Number:
IB2019/050324
Publication Date:
February 20, 2020
Filing Date:
January 15, 2019
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Assignee:
SAF HOLLAND INC (US)
International Classes:
B62D13/06; B60D1/30; B60W40/10; B62D53/08
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
CALLAGHAN, Terry S. (US)
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