Patent Number: 6,332,353

Title: Method and device for measuring the angle of inclination on laterally inclined bends

Abstract: The angle of inclination of a bend encountered by a vehicle is calculated from the rotation rate, lateral acceleration and speed of the vehicle, thereby avoiding the necessity of sensors not already existing in the vehicle.

Inventors: Gesele; Frank (Ingolstadt, DE), Maier; Holger (Schwaikheim, DE)

Assignee: DaimlerChrysler AG

International Classification: B60G 17/019 (20060101); B60G 17/015 (20060101); B60T 8/172 (20060101); B60T 8/17 (20060101); B60T 8/1755 (20060101); G01C 9/00 (20060101); G01C 009/10 ()

Expiration Date: 12/25/2018