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Electronic control suspensions system design method development for motorcycle safety increase


The objective of this project consists in the development of a technology for the design and production of so-called "intelligent" suspensions for motorcycles with electronic control of dampening and springs obtaining a significant increase in motorcycle safety. This project is intended to be developed through successive objectives corresponding to different phases: A) Adjustable dampers/Springs: this first phase can widely take advantage from already-existing technologies used in the automotive sector and applied to highly industrialized products. B) Semi-active Suspensions: development of semi-active suspensions: these ones consist in a mechanism dissipating energy able to supply continuous-adjustment of dampening. C) Active suspensions: development of active suspension: these ones envisage the replacement of the traditional spring-shock-absorber system by an hydraulic actuator controlled by an electronic panel receiving information from sensors which control the variation of speed and acceleration of characteristic parameters.


Paioli Meccanica SpA
Via Ronchi Inferiore 30/D
40061 Minerbio Bologna