Optimal control of a parallel hybrid vehicle with a traffic preview
Tae Soo Kim, Chris Manzie, Rahul Sharma
Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineering Part D - Journal of Automobile Engineering | SAGE PUBLICATIONS LTD | Published : 2014
In this work, a short preview of traffic provided by on-board sensors is used to minimize fuel consumption in a parallel hybrid vehicle capable of controlling both the vehicle velocity and the torque-split ratio. A two-stage version of Pontryagin's minimum principle was used, but some of the standard simplifying assumptions in reduced-order modelling of hybrid vehicles were avoided to ensure that the fuel economy is not unduly compromised. The proposed controller is implemented in a receding-horizon fashion to incorporate updated telemetry information at each sampling instant. The effectiveness of the proposed method is demonstrated by simulations on two hybrid vehicle models containing high..View full abstract
Awarded by Australian Research Council
This work was partially funded through Australian Research Council grant FT100100538.