antilock braking system


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antilock braking system

[¦an·tē‚läk ′brāk·iŋ ‚sis·təm]
(mechanical engineering)
For vehicles, a sensor-control system found in braking systems which prevents wheel lockup while allowing the brakes to continue slowing the wheel. Abbreviated ABS.
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Manufacturers are developing technologies such as antilock braking system (ABS), electronic stability control (ESC), regenerative braking and others for making automotive braking more efficient, reliable and safer.
A Survey of Traction Control and Antilock Braking Systems of Full Electric Vehicles with individually control electric motors.
[3.] Amir, P., "Adaptive feedback linearization control of antilock braking systems using neural networks," Mechatronics 19 (2009) 767-773.
Neither of these claims is inaccurate, but the picture presented through the advertisements effaces the difficult and lengthy process of actually designing a workable, affordable antilock braking system for automobiles.
The safety package also includes an electronic stability control, all-speed traction control and four-channel antilock braking system (ABS).
Other features include antilock braking system, traction control, dynamic stability control and emergency brake assist.
Tokyo, Feb 9, 2010 - (JCN Newswire) - TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION (TMC) announces a recall related to the software program that controls the antilock braking system (ABS) in current-model "Prius", "Prius Plug-in Hybrid", "Sai" and "HS250h" sold in Japan.
One piece of technology I'm especially interested in is the antilock braking system, or ABS, as it's more commonly known.
The Sebring's standard safety kit is comprehensive and includes an antilock braking system, Electronic Stability Programme, bundled with Brake Assist System and Traction Control System.
The Sebring's standard safety kit is comprehensive and includes an antilock braking system (ABS), electronic stability programme (ESP), bundled with brake assist system and traction control system.
It features a four-wheel antilock braking system (4W-ABS) and electronic brake-force distribution (EBD) with brake assist, Mazda's Advanced Impact Distribution and Absorption System for higher collision safety, and SRS airbags come standard on all models.
A SMALLER, lighter and quieter antilock braking system (ABS), which further reduces vehicle braking distances, has been developed by Bosch and will start to be fitted to cars within the next few months.