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World Electric Vehicle Journal is published by MDPI from Volume 9 issue 1 (2018). Articles in this Issue were published by The World Electric Vehicle Association (WEVA) and its member the European Association for e-Mobility (AVERE), the Electric Drive Transportation Association (EDTA), and the Electric Vehicle Association of Asia Pacific (EVAAP). They are hosted by MDPI on mdpi.com as a courtesy and upon agreement with AVERE.
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Power bus control for series hybrid heavy-duty vehicles

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Helsinki University of Technology, TKK Department of automation technology, Otaniementie 17, P.O. Box 5500, 02015 TKK
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Helsinki University of Technology, TKK Department of electrical engineering, Power electronics
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Helsinki University of Technology, TKK Department of Engineering design and production, Vehicle engineering
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World Electr. Veh. J. 2009, 3(2), 396-407; https://doi.org/10.3390/wevj3020396
Published: 26 June 2009
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Abstract

Heavy-duty vehicles OEMs have an increasing interest in alternative power train solutions. To gain benefits of hybrid power train, proper power bus control must be implemented. Control strategy refers to means necessary to meet duty cycle power demands while maintaining vehicle performance. Cascading controlling strategy division is proposed. Control method layering proposition is presented and control methods are divided into two categories, reactive and predictive methods. Finally these methods are implemented in series hybrid energy system model. Implemented reactive methods are load-based control, voltage-based control, voltage/load hybrid control and peak shaving control. Load data is measured data from electrical power train straddle carrier. One vehicle state predictive control method is implemented. Results are evaluated and discussed.
Keywords: Series hybrid; heavy duty vehicle; power control strategy; HEV Series hybrid; heavy duty vehicle; power control strategy; HEV
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Halme, J.; Liukkonen, M.; Heiska, M.; Suomela, J. Power bus control for series hybrid heavy-duty vehicles. World Electr. Veh. J. 2009, 3, 396-407.

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