Novel Semi Active Suspension System for Automobiles

A novel suspension system consisting of two independent electronically controlled dampers has been developed. The two dampers are placed one on top of the other and have electronic valves which are capable of changing the amount of damping a car can experience. Since two dampers are being used, the system can offer more control and therefore the car suspension can be designed for comfort and handling. A system that can do the same with this simple and affordable design does not currently exist. The change in performance obtained due to the damper is drastic and it thus fills a huge void which currently exists in the automotive market.

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Grant Brewer
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Saied Taheri
Sheetanshu Tyagi
Yaswanth Siramdasu