publication . Thesis . 2006

Hybrid Electric Vehicle Control Strategy Based on Power Loss Calculations

Boyd, Steven J.;
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  • Published: 28 Aug 2006
  • Publisher: Virginia Tech
  • Country: United States
Abstract
Defining an operation strategy for a Split Parallel Architecture (SPA) Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV) is accomplished through calculating powertrain component losses. The results of these calculations define how the vehicle can decrease fuel consumption while maintaining low vehicle emissions. For a HEV, simply operating the vehicle's engine in its regions of high efficiency does not guarantee the most efficient vehicle operation. The results presented are meant only to define a literal strategy; that is, an understanding as to why the vehicle should operate in a certain way under the given conditions. The literature review gives a background of hybrid vehicle co...
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free text keywords: hybrid electric vehicle, efficiency, split parallel architecture, E85, control strategy
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