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Aleksander B Hac, John E Dickinson: Collision avoidance with active steering and braking. Delphi Technologies, Michael D Smith, March 21, 2006: US07016783 (64 worldwide citation)

A method for collision avoidance using automated braking and steering comprising: determining an actual distance to an obstacle in a path of a vehicle; determining a relative velocity between the obstacle and the vehicle; determining a first distance sufficient to avoid collision by braking only; de ...


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Brian D McGregor, Jeffrey T Klass, Gordon D Richardson, Benjamin D Waghorn: Rear steering hitch/docking mode. Delphi Technologies, Michael D Smith, October 5, 2004: US06801125 (61 worldwide citation)

A system for assisting a driver of a vehicle in precisely reaching a target destination while the vehicle is in reverse. The system comprises a control unit, an HD sensor, a rear wheel steering actuator, and a control positioned for operation by the driver. The HD sensor is in communication with the ...


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Abbas Fardoun, Luke Comstock, Heritianarisoa Rakouth: Reduction of EMI through switching frequency dithering. Delphi Technologies, Michael D Smith, January 6, 2004: US06674789 (56 worldwide citation)

A method of controlling the bandwidth of electromagnetic interference generated by a pulse modulation controlled automotive motor is disclosed. The method comprises providing a controller including at least one register thereof; the controller in signal communication with the motor for controlling t ...


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Richard Kremer Riefe, Marvin V Manwaring, Ray Garnet Armstrong, Ravindra Jwalapathy, Stephen W Skillman: Steering column for a vehicle. Delphi Technologies, Michael D Smith, December 9, 2003: US06659504 (51 worldwide citation)

A vehicle steering column has a rake adjustment mechanism which includes a rake bracket having a rake slot provided with rake slot teeth. A tooth lock is supported in the rake slot with teeth opposing the rake slot teeth. A rake bolt is rotatable to a first rotative position to move the tooth lock t ...


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Jon Dee Demerly: Control of independent steering actuators to improve vehicle stability and stopping. Delphi Technologies, Michael D Smith, April 13, 2004: US06719087 (41 worldwide citation)

An independent steering and/or braking control to improve motor vehicle stability and stopping utilizes a steer-by-wire system that includes a steering input system, a controller in electronic communication with the steering input system, and a plurality of roadwheel systems. Each of the roadwheel s ...


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Sayeed A Mir, Mark P Colosky: Phase angle diagnostics for sinusoidal controlled electric machine. Delphi Technologies, Michael D Smith, February 17, 2004: US06694287 (40 worldwide citation)

A method and system for phase angle diagnostics in a sinusoidally excited PM electric machine, including: a controller that executes a process to facilitate the method including receiving a position value indicative of the rotational position from a position sensor configured to measure a rotor posi ...


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Julie A Kleinau, Steven J Collier Hallman, Ashok Chandy, Ravindra P Patankar, Daniel W Shafer, Jeffery A Zuraski: Combined feedforward and feedback parameter estimation for electric machines. Delphi Technologies, Michael D Smith, May 31, 2005: US06900607 (38 worldwide citation)

A method and system for estimating a parameter of an electric machine, including a controller and a switching device, the controller responsive to at least one of: a current sensor, and a temperature sensor. Where the controller executes a parameter estimation process, which is responsive to at leas ...


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Mark P Colosky, Steven J Collier Hallman, Roy McCann, Phillip Weilhammer, James Charles Tallant II: Method and apparatus for calibrating and initializing an electronically commutated motor. Delphi Technologies, Michael D Smith, November 30, 2004: US06826499 (33 worldwide citation)

Disclosed herein is a method and system for initializing a rotating device such as an electronically commutated electric machine. The system comprises: an electric machine; a position sensor subsystem operatively connected to the electric machine configured to measure a position and transmit a posit ...


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Mohammad S Islam, Matthew Mielke, Tomy Sebastian: Position sensor and assembly. Delphi Technologies, Michael D Smith, December 11, 2007: US07307416 (31 worldwide citation)

Disclosed herein, in an exemplary embodiment, is a position sensor assembly including a circular-shaped or rhombus-shaped magnet and at least one magnetic flux density sensor, such as a Hall effect sensor, wherein rotation of the magnet is detected by the at least one sensor. The magnet may be posit ...


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James Myrl Card: Oversteer control for a motor vehicle. Delphi Technologies, Michael D Smith, October 28, 2003: US06637543 (31 worldwide citation)

A system for compensating for the oversteer of a motor vehicle includes a controller configured to receive input signals from at least one sensor. The controller may be configured to produce an output signal that is capable of being received by a steering system of the motor vehicle. The input signa ...