A Control Strategy for Mode Transition with Gear Shifting in a Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle
AbstractThe mode transition from electric propulsion mode to hybrid propulsion mode is important with regard to the power management strategy of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs). This is because mode transitions can occur frequently depending on the power management strategies and driving cycles, and because inadequate mode transitions worsen the fuel efficiency and drivability. A pre-transmission parallel PHEV uses a clutch between the internal combustion engine (ICE) and the electric motor (EM) to connect or disconnect the power source of the ICE for a mode transition. The mode transition requires additional energy consumption for clutch speed synchronization, and is accompanied by a drivetrain shock due to clutch engagement. This paper proposes a control strategy for the mode transition with gear-shifting to resolve the problems of energy consumption and drivetrain shock. Through the development of a PHEV performance simulator, we analyze the mode transition characteristics and propose a control strategy considering the vehicle acceleration and gear state. The control strategy reduces the duration required for the mode transition by moving the start time of the mode transition. This helps to improve energy efficiency while maintaining adequate drivability. View Full-Text
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Sim, K.; Oh, S.-M.; Kang, K.-Y.; Hwang, S.-H. A Control Strategy for Mode Transition with Gear Shifting in a Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle. Energies 2017, 10, 1043.
Sim K, Oh S-M, Kang K-Y, Hwang S-H. A Control Strategy for Mode Transition with Gear Shifting in a Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle. Energies. 2017; 10(7):1043.Chicago/Turabian Style
Sim, Kyuhyun; Oh, Sang-Min; Kang, Ku-Young; Hwang, Sung-Ho. 2017. "A Control Strategy for Mode Transition with Gear Shifting in a Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle." Energies 10, no. 7: 1043.
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