Title page for ETD etd-12282005-222709


Type of Document Master's Thesis
Author Leppin, Leiann Kirkland
URN etd-12282005-222709
Title The Conversion of a General Motors Cadillac SRX to Drive-By-Wire Status
Degree Master of Science
Department Mechanical Engineering
Advisory Committee
Advisor Name Title
Ball, Kenneth S. Committee Chair
Kurdila, Andrew J. Committee Member
West, Robert L. Jr. Committee Member
Keywords
  • steer-by-wire
  • drive-by-wire
  • brake-by-wire
Date of Defense 2005-12-16
Availability unrestricted
Abstract
In the fall of 2004, the High Speed Autonomous Vehicle Team, a group of 16 students took on the goal of converting a vehicle to drive-by-wire status. The main goal of this project was to convert a Cadillac SRX donated by General Motors, to fully by-wire control. This thesis presents the HSAVT brake-by-wire and the steer-by-wire solution. In addition, the results of a literary search on drive-by-wire systems are presented. The results of the project proved that the team came up with a solid, effective drive-by-wire vehicle and that the project met all of the primary goals of the project.
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