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Energy efficient torque vectoring control

Gruber, P, Sorniotti, A, Lenzo, B, De Filippis, G and Fallah, S (2016) Energy efficient torque vectoring control In: 13th International Symposium on Advanced Vehicle Control (AVEC'16), 2016-09-13 - 2016-09-16, Munich, Germany.

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Abstract

Tire forces are at the heart of the dynamic qualities of vehicles. With the advent of electric vehicles the precise and accurate control of the traction and braking forces at the individual wheel becomes a possibility and a reality outside test labs and virtual proving grounds. Benefits of individual wheel torque control, or torque-vectoring, in terms of vehicle dynamics behavior have been well documented in the literature. However, very few studies exist which analyze the individual wheel torque control integrated with vehicle efficiency considerations. This paper focuses on this aspect and discusses the possibilities and benefits of integrated, energy efficient torque vectoring control. Experiments with a four-wheel-drive electric vehicle show that considerable energy savings can be achieved by considering drivetrain and tire power losses through energy efficient torque vectoring control.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Conference Paper)
Subjects : Mechanical Engineering Science
Divisions : Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences > Mechanical Engineering Sciences
Authors :
AuthorsEmailORCID
Gruber, PUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Sorniotti, AUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Lenzo, BUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
De Filippis, GUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Fallah, SUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Date : 13 September 2016
Copyright Disclaimer : This is an Accepted Manuscript of a paper accepted for presentation at AVEC'16, to be published in proceedings by CRC Press (Taylor & Francis group) on 13 Sept 2016, available online at http://www.crcnetbase.com/
Contributors :
ContributionNameEmailORCID
UNSPECIFIEDCRC Press (Taylor & Francis Group), UNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
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Depositing User : Symplectic Elements
Date Deposited : 03 Aug 2016 16:36
Last Modified : 17 Sep 2016 01:08
URI: http://epubs.surrey.ac.uk/id/eprint/811603

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