See 'Electronic Traction Control, ETC'.
An electronic control system that prevents wheelspin by detecting when a driven wheel is about to break traction, and then reducing engine power and/or applying the appropriate brakes to prevent it.
Device to limit the tendency of one driven wheel to rotate faster than its opposite number during acceleration.
Traction control helps provide smoother, more controlled acceleration by reducing the amount of wheel spin during reduced traction conditions. Traction control utilizes the vehicle's anti-lock braking system and is usually activated only at low vehicle speeds.
Traction control, also known as anti-slip control (ASR), was banned in 1993 and authorised again in 2001. In the 2003 season, it will be banned again as of July 18. Sensors on the wheels immediately detect if the wheels are about to spin, and the information is transmitted to the car's computer system which instantaneously throttles the engine. The result is optimum acceleration, especially from a standstill and on wet surfaces.
With all the power a Formula One engine produce the car can never generate enough traction (grip). To prevent wheel spin the teams use an electronic system called traction control to regulate the engines power whenever it detects the rear wheels spinning.
It refers to the limiting of wheel slip under acceleration. When the wheel slip is detected this system usually apply brakes and reduce throttle.
A computer-controlled electronic system that can sense the onset of wheelspin and rapidly controls the power output characteristics of the engine to eliminate it.
Uses ABS to apply braking force to a slipping wheel, allowing drive to be directed to the wheels with most grip.
The system's sensors monitor rotation of the wheels. In response to excessive wheelspin, its actuators limit engine power or possibly even apply a brake selectively.
An electronically-controlled clutch allowing the car to accelerate as fast as possible with losing traction and the wheels spinning. This system was outlawed in the '94 season, but did make a return in 2001.
A computerised system that detects if either of a car's driven (rear) wheels is losing traction - ie spinning - and transfers more drive to the wheel with more traction, thus using its more power efficiently.
This is an electronic system designed to stop a car's driven wheels (either front, rear or all) from spinning. Sensors at the wheels tell a microprocessor if it is spinning too fast, and either a brake is applied or engine power reduced (or both) to bring reduce the slip. It's handy on slippery roads to move away from standstill, and can also reduce unwanted lateral movement if too much power is applied though a corner.
Traction control helps to avoid slippage of the driving wheels, which tends to happen during starting and acceleration on slippery surfaces and to maintain an optimal driving force according to the road surface conditions. The system eliminates the need for a subtle accelerator pedal operation and helps ensure vehicle control when starting or accelerating on slippery roads.
a general term for the many electronic vehicle systems designed to control excessive wheel slip caused by harsh steering or throttle input for the particular driving conditions.
A general term for limiting wheel slip under acceleration. Traction control systems usually apply brakes and reduce throttle when wheel slip is detected.
A control system that prevents the spinning of a car's drive wheels when excess power is applied.
A system that helps a vehicle maintain traction and stay on course during acceleration Read more
A system that prevents wheelspin/loss of control when accelerating. The system reduces the power of the engine when it senses that the wheel(s) has/have no traction.
In Forza Motorsport, the Traction Control System is an optional driving aid which maximizes grip between the vehicle's driven tires and the road surface under acceleration.
A feature that senses when one wheel is spinning faster than the others. It may automatically apply the brakes, cut off power to that wheel, and/or reduce acceleration to improve traction and maintain stability.
Having this system fitted helps to reduce wheel spin during acceleration, so allowing for improved driver control.
System that controls the spinning of driven wheels when excess power is applied
A means of electronically reducing the power to the driving wheels, to minimise wheel-spin, and maximise traction. This is usually done by matching the speed of the rear wheels to that of the front wheels by reducing the voltage to the spark plugs.
Traction Control System (TCS) helps to prevent wheelspin by sensing when a wheel is about to break traction. The system then reduces engine power and/or applies the appropriate brakes to prevent the loss of traction.
An enhancement of an existing ABS system that prevents wheel spin while accelerating on wet or slick surfaces. It uses the same wheel speed sensors to monitor wheel speed during acceleration, but requires some additional control solenoids and a pump to ap
An electronic system that can sense traction loss at the drive wheels and decreases engine power or applies the brakes to regain traction.
Traction control systems, on current production vehicles, are typically (but not necessarily) electro-hydraulic systems designed to prevent loss of traction (and therefore the control of the vehicle) when excessive throttle or steering is applied by the driver. Although similar to Electronic Stability Control systems, Traction Control systems do not have the same goal.