Jamaludin Mohd Taib, Nik Hilmi Aiman Nik Mansor, Afandi Dzakaria, Mohamad Kasim Abdul Jalil


VDM-DM system is developed to address the need to have a comprehensive system that can evaluate the performance of the car and the capability of the driver based on the planned trajectory. This is possible when VDM-DM system integrates the vehicle dynamic response with driver model. Driver model determine the steer input from the geometrical properties of the intended path and this steer angle becomes the input for vehicle dynamic response analysis. Finally, from the position of the car, the steer angle can be calculated. The position of the car will be then compared with the intended path and a new steer input can be determined by the driver model. Two case studies were carried out to demonstrate the application of the VDM-DM in evaluating the performance of the car and the capability of the driver using Double Lane Change (DLC) circuit. Based on the case studies, VDM-DM can be the tool to evaluate the performance of cars and the capability of the drivers. This demonstrates that VDM-DM is capable to simulate the behavior of different drivers and  hence, VDM-DM system has the potential to bring related road safety issue to the desktop.


vehicle dynamic; driver model; bicycle model; Renski Model

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