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1. (WO2010120216) VEHICLE AND METHOD FOR OPERATING A VEHICLE

Pub. No.:    WO/2010/120216    International Application No.:    PCT/SE2009/000200
Publication Date: Fri Oct 22 01:59:59 CEST 2010 International Filing Date: Sat Apr 18 01:59:59 CEST 2009
IPC: B60G 17/005
B66C 23/90
B66C 23/94
E02F 9/24
Applicants: VOLVO CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT AB
REEB, Jörg
ROTH, Markus
BRITTEN, Judith
MÜLLER, Uwe
Inventors: REEB, Jörg
ROTH, Markus
BRITTEN, Judith
MÜLLER, Uwe
Title: VEHICLE AND METHOD FOR OPERATING A VEHICLE
Abstract:
The invention relates to a vehicle (10) comprising at least one of (i) an undercarriage (20) and an upper carriage (30) arranged rotatably about a vertical axis (90) with respect to the undercarriage (20) and (ii) a leverage means (40) arranged pivotably about a horizontal axis (80) with respect to the upper carriage (30), wherein a sensor system (100) is provided for monitoring at least one stability criterion with respect of a tilt movement of the vehicle (10), and wherein a control unit (150) is coupled to the sensor system (100) for automatically initiating an action and/or performing an action for stabilizing the vehicle (10) depending on the at least one stability criterion. The risk of an unexpected tilting of the vehicle (10) can be reduced