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Research on the Power Management Strategy of Hybrid Electric Vehicles Based on Electric Variable Transmissions
State Key Laboratory of Power Transmission Equipment & System Security and New Technology, Chongqing University, Chongqing 400044, China
Department of Electrical Engineering, Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin 150080, China
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Received: 12 December 2013; in revised form: 26 January 2014 / Accepted: 14 February 2014 / Published: 21 February 2014
Abstract: Electric variable transmission is a new electromechanical energy conversion device structure, which is especially suitable as the driving force distribution device for hybrid electric vehicles. This paper focuses on the power management strategy of hybrid electric vehicles based on an electric variable transmission, and a kind of hierarchical control ideology is proposed. The control strategy is composed of four control levels, namely analysis of force requirement, operation mode switching, force distribution and coordinate control, which are designed respectively in this paper. Then a simulation model is built based on the notion of energetic macroscopic representation, and an experimental test bench is built. The simulation and experiment results demonstrate the feasibility of the proposed strategy, and it can be taken as a new theory and method for the study of hybrid electric vehicle based on electric variable transmission.
Keywords: hybrid electric vehicle; electric variable transmission; power management strategy; operation mode switching; coordinate control
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Xu, Q.; Cui, S.; Song, L.; Zhang, Q. Research on the Power Management Strategy of Hybrid Electric Vehicles Based on Electric Variable Transmissions. Energies 2014, 7, 934-960.
Xu Q, Cui S, Song L, Zhang Q. Research on the Power Management Strategy of Hybrid Electric Vehicles Based on Electric Variable Transmissions. Energies. 2014; 7(2):934-960.
Xu, Qiwei; Cui, Shumei; Song, Liwei; Zhang, Qianfan. 2014. "Research on the Power Management Strategy of Hybrid Electric Vehicles Based on Electric Variable Transmissions." Energies 7, no. 2: 934-960.