AU701997B1 - Automobile with angle-adjustable front lamp device for providing an angle of irradiation that varies in accordance with rotation of a steering wheel - Google Patents

Automobile with angle-adjustable front lamp device for providing an angle of irradiation that varies in accordance with rotation of a steering wheel Download PDF

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AU701997B1
AU701997B1 AU83124/98A AU8312498A AU701997B1 AU 701997 B1 AU701997 B1 AU 701997B1 AU 83124/98 A AU83124/98 A AU 83124/98A AU 8312498 A AU8312498 A AU 8312498A AU 701997 B1 AU701997 B1 AU 701997B1
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    • BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
    • B60VEHICLES IN GENERAL
    • B60QARRANGEMENT OF SIGNALLING OR LIGHTING DEVICES, THE MOUNTING OR SUPPORTING THEREOF OR CIRCUITS THEREFOR, FOR VEHICLES IN GENERAL
    • B60Q1/00Arrangements or adaptations of optical signalling or lighting devices
    • B60Q1/02Arrangements or adaptations of optical signalling or lighting devices the devices being primarily intended to illuminate the way ahead or to illuminate other areas of way or environments
    • B60Q1/04Arrangements or adaptations of optical signalling or lighting devices the devices being primarily intended to illuminate the way ahead or to illuminate other areas of way or environments the devices being headlights
    • B60Q1/18Arrangements or adaptations of optical signalling or lighting devices the devices being primarily intended to illuminate the way ahead or to illuminate other areas of way or environments the devices being headlights being additional front lights
    • BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
    • B60VEHICLES IN GENERAL
    • B60QARRANGEMENT OF SIGNALLING OR LIGHTING DEVICES, THE MOUNTING OR SUPPORTING THEREOF OR CIRCUITS THEREFOR, FOR VEHICLES IN GENERAL
    • B60Q1/00Arrangements or adaptations of optical signalling or lighting devices
    • B60Q1/02Arrangements or adaptations of optical signalling or lighting devices the devices being primarily intended to illuminate the way ahead or to illuminate other areas of way or environments
    • B60Q1/04Arrangements or adaptations of optical signalling or lighting devices the devices being primarily intended to illuminate the way ahead or to illuminate other areas of way or environments the devices being headlights
    • B60Q1/06Arrangements or adaptations of optical signalling or lighting devices the devices being primarily intended to illuminate the way ahead or to illuminate other areas of way or environments the devices being headlights adjustable, e.g. remotely controlled from inside vehicle
    • B60Q1/08Arrangements or adaptations of optical signalling or lighting devices the devices being primarily intended to illuminate the way ahead or to illuminate other areas of way or environments the devices being headlights adjustable, e.g. remotely controlled from inside vehicle automatically
    • B60Q1/12Arrangements or adaptations of optical signalling or lighting devices the devices being primarily intended to illuminate the way ahead or to illuminate other areas of way or environments the devices being headlights adjustable, e.g. remotely controlled from inside vehicle automatically due to steering position
    • B60Q1/122Arrangements or adaptations of optical signalling or lighting devices the devices being primarily intended to illuminate the way ahead or to illuminate other areas of way or environments the devices being headlights adjustable, e.g. remotely controlled from inside vehicle automatically due to steering position with electrical actuating means
    • BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
    • B60VEHICLES IN GENERAL
    • B60QARRANGEMENT OF SIGNALLING OR LIGHTING DEVICES, THE MOUNTING OR SUPPORTING THEREOF OR CIRCUITS THEREFOR, FOR VEHICLES IN GENERAL
    • B60Q2300/00Indexing codes for automatically adjustable headlamps or automatically dimmable headlamps
    • B60Q2300/10Indexing codes relating to particular vehicle conditions
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AUTOMOBILE WITH ANGLE-ADJUSTABLE FRONT LAMP DEVICE FOR PROVIDING AN ANGLE OF IRRADIATION THAT VARIES IN ACCORDANCE WITH ROTATION OF A STEERING WHEEL The invention relates to a front lamp device of an automobile, more particularly to an automobile with an angle-adjustable front lamp device for providing an angle of irradiation that varies with respect to the automobile body and in accordance with the rotation of a steering wheel.
10 Currently, the front lamp device, such as a head i* "lamp or a fog lamp, of an automobile is mounted fixedly on the automobile body. Since the range of irradiation of the front lamp device is limited, the direction of irradiation is thus limited only to the same direction 15 as the front side of the automobile body. Therefore, under poor ambient light conditions, regardless of "whether the head lamp or the fog lamp is activated, the driver of the automobile is unable to see clearly a person, another automobile or an object on the left front side or right front side of the automobile.
Referring to Figure 1, although this situation is not likely to create any difficulty when driving along a straight road, when the automobile turns at a corner, the driver should observe the left or right side road conditions to see if there is any person, automobile or obstruction before making the turn. Unfortunately, since the irradiation of the front lamp device is directed forwardly, it is possible that the driver of the automobile will be unable to see an obstruction (A) on time when turning.
When making a turn, the steering wheel of a wheel drive assembly is operated so as to turn the front wheels of the automobile by a desired angle, thereby enabling the automobile body to turn accordingly.
However, as shown in Figure 1, turning of the automobile body occurs later than the turning of the 10 front wheels or the steering wheel of the automobile.
S"Thus, even though the driver of the automobile has half-completed a turning operation for the steering ~wheel, it is possible that the automobile body will only begin to turn at that time. Therefore, the front 15 lamp device will be unable to irradiate the obstruction in order to enable the driver to see the same before turning of the steering wheel is completed, thereby increasing the possibility of an accident.
In addition, accidents can easily occur when driving at night along a mountain side because of poor ambient light and the presence of winding road sections. When driving along a winding road, the front lamp device is usually directed to a forest side or mountain side of the road and is unable to irradiate the forward side of the road, thereby making it difficult for the driver of the automobile to avoid accidents.
Therefore, the object of the present invention is to provide an automobile with an angle-adjustable front lamp device, whereby the angle of irradiation of the front lamp device can vary with respect to the automobile body and in accordance with the rotation of a steering wheel in order to provide adequate warning to the driver of the automobile concerning the road conditions when making a turn so as to reduce the possibility of an accident and enhance safety when 0 driving.
According to one aspect of the present invention, an automobile includes an automobile body, a wheel drive assembly and a lamp assembly mounted to the automobile body. The wheel drive assembly includes a steering 15 wheel. The lamp assembly includes a front lamp device mounted turnably on the automobile body, a motor drive device coupled to the front lamp device and operable so as to turn the front lamp device relative to the automobile body, and a control device coupled electrically to the motor drive device and coupled mechanically to the wheel drive assembly for detecting angular rotation of the steering wheel and for operating the motor drive device so as to turn the front lamp device by an angle corresponding to the angular rotation of the steering wheel. The control device comprises an angle control unit for detecting the angular rotation of the steering wheel. The angle control unit generates a corresponding electrical control signal for controlling the motor drive device to turn the front lamp device relative to the automobile body. The control device further comprises a coupling unit which couples the wheel drive assembly and the angle control unit so as to transmit the rotation of the steering wheel to the angle control unit. The coupling unit includes a link member having a first end pivoted to the wheel drive assembly, and a 10 second end, and a pivoted member having a first end S"connected pivotally to the second end of the link S. member, and a second end coupled to the angle control unit.
S* According to another aspect of the present 15 invention, a lamp assembly is adapted for mounting to an automobile body of an automobile. The automobile *includes a wheel drive assembly mounted to the automobile body. The wheel drive assembly includes a steering wheel. The lamp assembly includes a front lamp device adapted to be mounted turnably on the automobile body, a motor drive device coupled to the front lamp device and operable so as to turn the front lamp device relative to the automobile body, and a control device coupled electrically to the motor drive device and coupled mechanically to the wheel drive assembly for detecting angular rotation of the steering wheel and for operating the motor drive device so as to turn the front lamp device by an angle corresponding to the angular rotation of the steering wheel. The control device comprises an angle control unit for detecting the angular rotation of the steering wheel. The angle control unit generates a corresponding electrical control signal for controlling the motor drive device to turn the front lamp device relative to the automobile body. The control device further comprises a coupling unit which couples the wheel drive assembly 0 and the angle control unit so as to transmit the rotation of the steering wheel to the angle control unit. The coupling unit includes a link member having a first end pivoted to the wheel drive assembly, and a *second end, and a pivoted member having a first end 15 connected pivotally to the second end of the link member, and a second end coupled to the angle control unit. The motor drive device comprises a servo motor unit having a drive shaft coupled directly to the front lamp device.
Other features and advantages of the present invention will become apparent in the following detailed description of the preferred embodiments with reference to the accompanying drawings, of which: Figure 1 illustrates how an accident can occur when a conventional automobile makes a turn; Figure 2 is a schematic view illustrating a front lamp device, a motor drive device and a control device of the first preferred embodiment of an automobile according to the present invention; Figure 3 is a schematic view illustrating a lamp unit of the front lamp device of the first preferred embodiment; Figure 4 is a schematic, partly sectional view illustrating how the lamp unit of the front lamp device is turned relative to an automobile body; Figure 5 is a schematic side view illustrating a 10 wheel drive assembly and the control device of the first preferred embodiment; **Figure 6 is a schematic front view illustrating the wheel drive assembly and the control device of the first preferred embodiment; 15 Figure 7 is a perspective view illustrating the wheel drive assembly of the first preferred embodiment; "Figure 8 is a perspective view illustrating the second preferred embodiment of an automobile according to the present invention; Figure 9 is a schematic top view illustrating how a pivoting member connects a link member to a tie rod unit in the second preferred embodiment; Figure 10 is a schematic side view illustrating a front lamp device of the second preferred embodiment; and Figure 11 is an exploded view of the front lamp device of Figure Before the present invention is described in greater detail, it should be noted that similar elements are denoted by the same reference numerals throughout the disclosure.
The first preferred embodiment of an automobile according to the present invention is shown to comprise an automobile body 5 (see Figure a wheel drive assembly 9 (see Figure 7) mounted to the automobile body 5 in a conventional manner; a front lamp device 0 which includes a set of lamp units 2 (see Figures 2, 3 and such as head lamps or fog lamps, and which is mounted turnably on a front end of the automobile body 5; a motor drive device (see Figures 2, 3 and 4) which includes a set of servo motor units 3 and which is S 15 coupled to the front lamp device for turning the lamp units 2 about vertical axes relative to the automobile body 5; and a control device 1 (see Figures 2, 5 and 6) coupled electrically to the motor drive device and coupled mechanically to the wheel drive assembly 9 for detecting angular rotation of a steering wheel 90 and a steering wheel shaft 91 of the wheel drive assembly 9 and for operating the motor drive device so as to turn the front lamp device by an angle corresponding to the angular rotation of the steering wheel 90 and the steering wheel shaft 91.
As shown in Figure 7, the wheel drive assembly 9 is conventional in construction and includes the steering wheel 90 mounted on the upper end of the steering wheel shaft 91, a steering gear unit 92 coupled to a lower end of the steering wheel shaft 91, and a steering linkage 93 having an arm 931 connected to an output shaft 920 (see Figure 5) of the steering gear unit 92 and a tie rod unit 94 which interconnects the arm 931 and the front wheels of the automobile.
Referring to Figures 3 and 4, in the first preferred embodiment, the lamp units 2 of the front lamp device 10 have circular top and bottom ends 21 which are provided with a respective bearing 22 for mounting turnably the front lamp device on the automobile body 5. The servo motor units 3 of the motor drive device have drive shafts 30 coupled to fixing plates 301 which are 15 mounted securely on the bottom ends 21 of the lamp units 2.
Referring to Figures 2, 5 and 6, the control device 1 includes an angle control unit 13 and a coupling unit constituted by a pivoted member 12 and a link member 11 for coupling a pivoting member 10 of the wheel drive assembly 9 and the angle control unit 13 in order to transmit the rotation of the steering wheel 90 to the angle control unit 13. The pivoting member 10 has a first end 101 mounted securely on the output shaft 920 of the steering gear unit 92, and a second end 103. The link member 11 has a first end 111 pivoted to the second end 103 of the pivoting member 10, and a second end 112. Preferably, the link member 11 is a variablelength link which includes an externally threaded shank section 113 and an internally threaded socket section 114, as shown in Figure 6. The pivoted member 12 has a first end 121 connected pivotally to the second end 112 of the link member 11ii, and a second end 122 coupled to the angle control unit 13. Therefore, rotation of the output shaft 920 of the steering gear unit 92 is transmitted to the angle control unit 13 via the i0 coupling unit. Preferably, the distance between the points of connection at the first and second ends 101, *.103 of the pivoting member 10 is equal to the distance between the points of connection at the first and second ends 121, 122 of the pivoting member 12 in order 15 to ensure that the pivoting and pivoted members 10, 12 rotate by the same angle.
The angle control unit 13 is connected electrically to the motor drive device via electrical wires 31, as shown in Figure 2. Alternatively, the angle control unit 13 may be coupled electrically to the motor drive device via wireless remote control means. The angle control unit 13 detects the angular rotation of the pivoted member 12, and generates an electrical control signal corresponding thereto to control angular rotation of the drive shafts 30 of the servo motor units 3 in a known manner, thereby turning the front lamp device relative to the automobile body 5 by an angle corresponding to the angular rotation of the steering wheel In use, when the steering wheel 90 of the wheel drive assembly 9 of the automobile of the present invention is operated so as to turn the automobile, the steering wheel shaft 91 and the output shaft 920 of the steering gear unit 92 rotate accordingly to enable the steering linkage 93 to turn the front wheels of the automobile via the tie rod unit 94. At the same time, 1" 0 the pivoting member 10 pivots due to the rotation of the output shaft 920, thereby pulling the link member *11 to result in corresponding pivoting movement of the pivoted member 12. The angle control unit 13 detects the angular rotation of the pivoted member 12, and 15 generates a corresponding electrical control signal for controlling rotation of the drive shafts 30 of the servo motor units 3 of the motor drive device, thereby turning the lamp units 2 of the front lamp device relative to the automobile body 5. Preferably, the angular rotation of the lamp units 2 approximates that of the front wheels of the automobile. However, the actual angular rotation of the lamp units 2 can be controlled through the angle control unit 13.
In the first preferred embodiment, the coupling arrangement between the drive shafts 30 of the servo motor units 3 and the lamp units 2 of the front lamp device can be modified by incorporating a speed reducing gear mechanism so that the angular movement of the front lamp device relative to the automobile body can be made larger or smaller as compared to the steering wheel 90 of the wheel drive assembly 9.
Moreover, by adjusting the length of the link member 11, the sensitivity of the coupling unit can be adjusted. In addition, the link member 11 of the coupling unit can be connected directly to the arm 931 of the steering linkage 93, thereby doing away with the 1" 0 pivoting member SFigures 8 to 11 illustrate the second preferred embodiment of an automobile according to the present invention. As shown, unlike the first preferred embodiment, the pivoting member 10' is generally L- 15 shaped and includes a first section 105 with a notched end mounted securely on the tie rod unit 94, and a second section 107 with one end coupled to the other end of the first section 105, and an opposite end coupled pivotally to the link member 11 (see Figures 8 and Thus, when the tie rod unit 94 turns to turn the front wheels of the automobile, the pivoting member pivots, thereby pulling the link member 11 to result in corresponding pivoting movement of the pivoted member 12.
Referring to Figures 10 and 11, each of the servo motor units 3 is mounted securely on the automobile body (not shown) with the use of a motor mounting bracket 32. Each of a pair of stationary lamp supports 23 includes a spaced pair of vertical mounting walls 230 that are secured to the respective motor mounting bracket 32, and a horizontal platform 232 that extends from top ends of the vertical mounting walls 230. The front lamp device further includes a pair of rotary lamp seats 24, each of which has a horizontal base 240 disposed on top of the horizontal platform 232 of the respective stationary lamp support 23. The horizontal 0 base 240 is formed with three curved slots 241 to permit passage of three fasteners 25 (only one fastener is shown in Figure 11). Thus, the rotary lamp seats 24 are mounted turnably on the stationary lamp supports 23. The horizontal base 240 is coupled directly to the drive shaft 30 of the respective servo motor unit in a mounting hole 2410 such that rotation of the drive shaft 30 results in corresponding rotation of the rotary lamp seat 24 relative to the horizontal platform 232. Each rotary lamp seat 24 further includes a lamp retaining frame 242 that extends from the horizontal base 240 for retaining the lamp unit 2 on the rotary lamp seat 24. Aside from mounting the lamp units 2 turnably on the automobile body, the stationary lamp supports 23 and the rotary lamp seats 24 further limit the range of angular rotation of the lamp units 2 relative to the automobile body.
It has thus been shown that the automobile of this invention provides a front lamp device with an angle of irradiation that varies with respect to the automobile body and in accordance with the rotation of a steering wheel in order to provide adequate warning to the driver of the automobile concerning the road conditions when making a turn so as to reduce the possibility of an accident and enhance safety when driving. The object of the present invention is thus met.
S. THE CLAIMS DEFINING THE INVENTION ARE AS FOLLOWS: i. An automobile including an automobile body, a wheel drive assembly and a lamp assembly mounted to the automobile body, the wheel drive assembly including a steering wheel, the lamp assembly including a front lamp device mounted turnably on the automobile body, a motor drive device coupled to the front lamp device and operable so as to turn the front lamp device relative to the automobile body, and a control device coupled 10 electrically to the motor drive device and coupled mechanically to the wheel drive assembly for detecting angular rotation of the steering wheel and for ."operating the motor drive device so as to turn the front lamp device by an angle corresponding to the 15 angular rotation of the steering wheel, wherein the control device comprises: angle control unit for detecting the angular rotation of the steering wheel, the angle control unit generating a corresponding electrical control signal for controlling the motor drive device to turn the front lamp device relative to the automobile body; and a coupling unit which couples the wheel drive assembly and the angle control unit so as to transmit the rotation of the steering wheel to the angle control unit, the coupling unit including a link member having a first end pivoted to the wheel drive assembly, and a second end, and a pivoted member having a first end

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  1. 2. The automobile of Claim 1, wherein the wheel drive assembly further includes: a steering wheel shaft having an upper end with the steering wheel mounted thereon, and a lower end; a steering gear unit coupled to the lower end of the steering wheel shaft and provided with an output shaft; 0 a steering linkage connected to the output shaft of i the steering gear unit; and a pivoting member having a first end mounted securely on the output shaft of the steering gear unit, and a second end with the first end of the link member 15 pivoted thereto; whereby, rotation of the output shaft of the steering gear unit is transmitted to the angle control unit via the coupling unit.
  2. 3. The automobile of Claim 1, wherein the wheel drive assembly further includes: a steering wheel shaft having an upper end with the steering wheel mounted thereon, and a lower end; a steering gear unit coupled to the lower end of the steering wheel shaft; a steering linkage connected to the steering gear unit; a tie rod unit adapted for interconnecting the steering linkage and a pair of front wheels; and a pivoting member having a first end mounted securely on the tie rod unit, and a second end with the first end of the link member pivoted thereto; whereby, rotation of the steering gear unit is transmitted to the angle control unit via the steering linkage, the tie rod unit, the pivoting member and the coupling unit. i 4. The automobile of Claims i, 2 or 3, wherein the link member is a variable-length link. The automobile of Claims i, 2, 3 or 4, wherein the motor drive device comprises a servo motor unit having a drive shaft coupled directly to the front lamp 15 device.
  3. 6. A lamp assembly adapted for mounting to an 99e automobile body of an automobile, the automobile .999 including a wheel drive assembly mounted to the automobile body, the wheel drive assembly including a steering wheel, the lamp assembly including a front lamp device adapted to be mounted turnably on the automobile body, a motor drive device coupled to the front lamp device and operable so as to turn the front lamp device relative to the automobile body, and a control device coupled electrically to the motor drive device and coupled mechanically to the wheel drive assembly for detecting angular rotation of the steering wheel and for operating the motor drive device so as to turn the front lamp device by an angle corresponding to the angular rotation of the steering wheel, wherein the control device comprises: an angle control unit for detecting the angular rotation of the steering wheel, the angle control unit generating a corresponding electrical control signal for controlling the motor drive device to turn the front lamp device relative to the automobile body; and a coupling unit :1 0 which couples the wheel drive assembly and the angle control unit so as to transmit the rotation of the steering wheel to the angle control unit, the coupling unit including a link member having a first end pivoted S9to the wheel drive assembly, and a second end, and a 15 pivoted member having a first end connected pivotally
  4. 9. 9 to the second end of the link member, and a second end coupled to the angle control unit; and wherein the motor drive device comprises a servo motor unit having a drive shaft coupled directly to the 9096 front lamp device. 7. The lamp assembly of Claim 6, further comprising a stationary lamp support adapted to be mounted securely on the automobile body, the stationary lamp support having a horizontal platform, the front lamp device including: a rotary lamp seat with a horizontal base disposed on and mounted turnably to the horizontal platform about a vertical axis, the rotary lamp seat being coupled directly to the drive shaft of the servo motor unit such that rotation of the drive shaft results in corresponding rotation of the rotary lamp seat relative to the horizontal platform; and a lamp unit retained on the rotary lamp seat. 8. The automobile substantially as hereinbefore described with reference to and as illustrated in Figures 2 to 11 of the accompanying drawings. 10 9. The lamp assembly substantially as hereinbefore described with reference to and as illustrated in Figures 2 to 11 of the accompanying drawings. *e DATED: 3rd September, 1998 PHILLIPS ORMONDE FITZPATRICK Attorneys for: 15 1 CHIAN-YIN TSENG 0 S *ee *o ABSTRACT AUTOMOBILE WITH ANGLE-ADJUSTABLE FRONT LAMP DEVICE FOR PROVIDING AN ANGLE OF IRRADIATION THAT VARIES IN ACCORDANCE WITH ROTATION OF A STEERING WHEEL An automobile includes an automobile body a wheel drive assembly mounted to the automobile body a front lamp device mounted turnably on the automobile body a motor drive device coupled to the front lamp device and operable so as to turn the front lamp device relative to the automobile body and a control device coupled electrically @te** to the motor drive device and coupled mechanically a to the wheel drive assembly for detecting angular rotation of a steering wheel (90) of the wheel drive 15 assembly and for operating the motor drive device so as to turn the front lamp device by an angle ?corresponding to the angular rotation of the steering wheel (The most illustrative drawing is Figure 2.)
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