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Modeling and simulation of hybrid electric vehicles

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dc.contributor.author Zhou, Yuliang Leon
dc.date.accessioned 2008-01-14T22:36:14Z
dc.date.available 2008-01-14T22:36:14Z
dc.date.copyright 2007 en_US
dc.date.issued 2008-01-14T22:36:14Z
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1828/307
dc.description.abstract With increasing oil price and mounting environment concerns, cleaner and sustainable energy solutions have been demanded. At present transportation constitutes a large portion of the energy consumed and pollution created. In this work, two hybrid vehicle powertrain technologies were studied, a fuel cell - battery hybrid and two internal combustion engine - battery/ultracapacitor hybrids. Powertrain performance models were built to simulate the performance of these new designs, and to assess the feasibility of a fuel cell hybrid power backup system for a special type of vehicles, elevators in high-rise buildings, using the ADvanced VehIcle SimulatOR (ADVISOR) first. The model was then applied to evaluate the two-mode hybrid powertrain for more common vehicles - commercial trucks, showing potential fuel consumption reduction. To improve modeling accuracy, a new and more flexible tool for modeling multi-physics systems, Modelica/Dymola, was used to carry out the modeling and analysis of next generation hybrid electric vehicles, exploring the potentials of new hybrid powertrain architectures and energy storage system designs. The study forms the foundation for further research and developments. en_US
dc.language English eng
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.rights Available to the World Wide Web en_US
dc.subject Hybrid Vehicle en_US
dc.subject ADVISOR en_US
dc.subject Modeling and Simulation en_US
dc.subject Dymola en_US
dc.subject Matlab/Simulink en_US
dc.subject Fuel cells en_US
dc.subject Ultracapacitors en_US
dc.subject Two-mode en_US
dc.subject.lcsh UVic Subject Index::Sciences and Engineering::Engineering::Mechanical engineering en_US
dc.title Modeling and simulation of hybrid electric vehicles en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US
dc.contributor.supervisor Dong, Zuomin
dc.degree.department Dept. of Mechanical Engineering en_US
dc.degree.level Master of Applied Science M.A.Sc. en_US
dc.identifier.bibliographicCitation [1] Zhou, L, and Z.Dong. Modeling and simulation of fuel cell elevator backup power system using advanced vehicle simulator, ASME 2007 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and information in engineering conference, September 4-7, 2007 Las Vegas, NV, USA en_US
dc.identifier.bibliographicCitation [2] Wishart, J.D., L. Zhou, and Z. Dong. Review, Modelling and Simulation of Two-Mode Hybrid Vehicle Architecture. in 9th International Conference on Advanced Vehicle and Tire Technologies (AVTT). 2007. Las Vegas, NV, US. en_US
dc.identifier.bibliographicCitation [3] Wishart, J., Zhou, L., Firmani F., Dong, Z., Dynamic Modeling and Simulation of a multi-regime hybrid vehicle powertrain architectures, Int. J. Electric and Hybrid Vehicles, Vol. 1, , No.2. en_US
dc.identifier.bibliographicCitation [4] Wishart, J., Zhou, L., Dong, Z., Review of multi-regime hybrid powertrain architecture , Int. J. Electric and Hybrid Vehicles, Vol. 1, , No.3. en_US


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