Hybrid Electric Vehicle Performance with Organic Rankine Cycle Waste Heat Recovery System
AbstractThis study examines the implementation of a waste heat recovery system on an electric hybrid vehicle. The selected waste heat recovery method operates on organic Rankine cycle principles to target the overall fuel consumption improvement of the internal combustion engine element of a hybrid powertrain. This study examines the operational principle of hybrid electric vehicles, in which the internal combustion engines operates with an electric powertrain layout (electric motors/generators and batteries) as an integral part of the powertrain architecture. A critical evaluation of the performance of the integrated powertrain is presented in this paper whereby vehicle performance is presented through three different driving cycle tests, offering a clear assessment of how this advanced powertrain configuration would benefit under several different, but relevant, driving scenarios. The driving cycles tested highlighted areas where the driver could exploit the full potential of the hybrid powertrain operational modes in order to further reduce fuel consumption. View Full-Text
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Mahmoudzadeh Andwari, A.; Pesiridis, A.; Karvountzis-Kontakiotis, A.; Esfahanian, V. Hybrid Electric Vehicle Performance with Organic Rankine Cycle Waste Heat Recovery System. Appl. Sci. 2017, 7, 437.
Mahmoudzadeh Andwari A, Pesiridis A, Karvountzis-Kontakiotis A, Esfahanian V. Hybrid Electric Vehicle Performance with Organic Rankine Cycle Waste Heat Recovery System. Applied Sciences. 2017; 7(5):437.Chicago/Turabian Style
Mahmoudzadeh Andwari, Amin; Pesiridis, Apostolos; Karvountzis-Kontakiotis, Apostolos; Esfahanian, Vahid. 2017. "Hybrid Electric Vehicle Performance with Organic Rankine Cycle Waste Heat Recovery System." Appl. Sci. 7, no. 5: 437.