Patent Number: 6,253,635

Title: Brake pedal configuration

Abstract: The brake pedal configuration is particularly suited for an automobile having electrically actuated wheel brakes. A spring provides a resistance force with a nonlinear characteristic against brake actuation forces exerted on the brake pedal. The spring is arcuately curved and is fastened at one end to a support. At is second end the spring is connected to the brake pedal in an articulated manner. At its middle region, the spring is located opposite a stop on which the spring comes to bear after a partial deflection.

Inventors: Huber; Michael (Eilsbrunn, DE)

Assignee: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

International Classification: B60T 7/04 (20060101); B60T 7/06 (20060101); G05G 001/14 ()

Expiration Date: 07/03/2018