System and method for dynamically determining vehicle loading and vertical loading distance for use in a vehicle dynamic control system

  • US 8,050,857 B2
  • Filed: 01/05/2010
  • Issued: 11/01/2011
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/15/2004
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method of controlling a safety system for a vehicle comprising:

  • generating a roll rate signal indicative of a roll rate of the vehicle over time;

    determining a height of each change in mass onboard said vehicle over time as a function of said roll rate signal; and

    adaptively controlling said safety system in response to the height of each change in mass determined over said time.

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