US 11,654,739 B2
Vehicle suspension control apparatus and method thereof
Hyung Jin Kim, Seoul (KR); Byung Joo Kim, Seoul (KR); Jong Hoon Choi, Gyeonggi-do (KR); Young Jae Kim, Gyeonggi-do (KR); In Yong Jung, Incheon (KR); and Yoon Kab Noh, Gyeonggi-do (KR)
Assigned to Hyundai Motor Company, Seoul (KR); and Kia Corporation, Seoul (KR)
Filed by Hyundai Motor Company, Seoul (KR); and Kia Corporation, Seoul (KR)
Filed on Feb. 9, 2022, as Appl. No. 17/668,150.
Claims priority of application No. 10-2021-0094475 (KR), filed on Jul. 19, 2021.
Prior Publication US 2023/0013516 A1, Jan. 19, 2023
Int. Cl. B60G 17/0165 (2006.01); B60G 17/019 (2006.01)
CPC B60G 17/0165 (2013.01) [B60G 17/019 (2013.01); B60G 2400/0532 (2013.01); B60G 2400/102 (2013.01); B60G 2500/10 (2013.01); B60G 2600/14 (2013.01); B60G 2600/172 (2013.01); B60G 2800/91 (2013.01)] 18 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A vehicle suspension control apparatus, comprising:
a mode determination device configured to determine a mode of a shock absorber for a vehicle, the mode corresponding to an identified speed bump, when the speed bump is identified in front of the vehicle;
a suspension control amount calculation device configured to calculate an amount of suspension control for passing over the speed bump, based on the determined mode of the shock absorber; and
a controller configured to control a suspension of the vehicle based on the calculated amount of suspension control,
wherein the amount of suspension control includes at least one of an amount of control for a speed offset of the vehicle, an amount of control for a bump of the vehicle, or an amount of control for a sky hook of the vehicle.