LCE  Vol.4 No.1 , March 2013
Hybrid Vehicle (City Bus) Optimal Power Management for Fuel Economy Benchmarking
ABSTRACT

In this paper a global optimization method (dynamic programming) is used to find the optimal power management in hybrid electric city bus for the objective to reduce the fuel consumption. Knowing that when using a global optimization method the results cannot be used in real-time control; because we need to know the entire vehicle speed in advance to perform the optimization, but in spite of that this method is very useful to make a benchmark for hybrid electric city buses fuel economy and to judge the effectiveness and improve real-time control strategies. Finally results of optimal power management are shown and discussed.


Cite this paper
B. Adel, Y. Zhang, C. Ni and J. Wei, "Hybrid Vehicle (City Bus) Optimal Power Management for Fuel Economy Benchmarking," Low Carbon Economy, Vol. 4 No. 1, 2013, pp. 45-50. doi: 10.4236/lce.2013.41005.
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