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Control electronics for new e-bike ABS

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For more safety: e-bike ABS with rollover protection

Break Force One

An ABS system for e-bikes: this innovation was first presented to experts at the trade fair “Eurobike 2016”. AKKA Digital, formerly GIGATRONIK, created a hardware safety concept and developed the affiliated control electronics for this pioneering project. The compact, 250-gram ABS system is integrated into the brake line system and can therefore be positioned on any location between the brake handle and the brake calliper. Alongside the electronics, AKKA Digital also modelled and implemented the necessary control algorithms. These algorithms continuously analyse the trip data which are gleaned through numerous sensors on the wheel. In this way, the ABS achieves an optimal braking distance, especially during dangerous braking on wet and slippery surfaces. Furthermore, the ABS protects against rollovers by automatically recognising different driving situations and surfaces.

Project Content

  • Creation of a safety concept
  • Development of the control electronics for the world’s first ABS system for e-bikes
  • Modelling and implementation of the control algorithm and drivers

Project Steps

Management of the pioneering project over numerous developmental phases

Documentation of requirements and system conception taking into account functional safety (Polarion)

Software, hardware and function development (C, STM32F446 Cortex M4, Matlab Simulink)


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