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IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology

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Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):C1 - C4
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Publication Year: 2012, Page(s): C2
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• Special Section on Sustainable Transportation Systems

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):3362 - 3364
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• Torque Distribution Strategy for a Front- and Rear-Wheel-Driven Electric Vehicle

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):3365 - 3374
Cited by:  Papers (33)
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Electric vehicles (EVs) with a distributed drive train configuration offer great potential and flexibility for improving system efficiency, performance, reliability, and safety. This paper investigates a torque distribution scheme for a front- and rear-wheel-driven microsized EV to improve drive train efficiency over a wide torque and speed range. The loss model of the traction permanent-magnet (P... View full abstract»

• Energy Management Based on Frequency Approach for Hybrid Electric Vehicle Applications: Fuel-Cell/Lithium-Battery and Ultracapacitors

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):3375 - 3386
Cited by:  Papers (34)
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This paper presents the ultracapacitors (U) and fuel-cell/lithium-battery connection with an original energy management method for hybrid electric vehicle (HEV) applications. The proposed method is focused on the frequency approach to meet the load energy requirement. The ultracapacitors are connected to the dc link through a buck-boost converter, and the fuel cell is connected to the dc li... View full abstract»

• Evaluation of Energy Storage System Requirements for Hybrid Mining Loaders

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):3387 - 3393
Cited by:  Papers (17)
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The objective of this paper is to evaluate technical requirements for electrochemical energy storage systems (ESSs) in hybrid mining loaders. These requirements take into account power and energy capacity, costs, life cycle, and safety-related requirements. The evaluation of the requirements is based on the characteristics of the current energy storage technology and vehicle simulation results. Th... View full abstract»

• Energy-Efficient and Robust Control for High-Performance Induction Motor Drive With an Application in Electric Vehicles

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):3394 - 3405
Cited by:  Papers (14)
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This paper presents the design and implementation procedures of a control scheme for a high-performance induction motor drive for the traction purpose of full-scale electric vehicles to be series produced. For automotive use, the control scheme is designed with the expectation of possible advances in energy efficiency by adopting maximum-torque-per-ampere control and in robustness by employing ext... View full abstract»

• Fair Design of Plug-in Electric Vehicles Aggregator for V2G Regulation

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):3406 - 3419
Cited by:  Papers (45)
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Plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) have recently attracted much attention due to their potential to reduce CO2 emissions and transportation costs and can be grouped into entities (aggregators) to provide ancillary services such as frequency regulation. In this paper, the application of aggregators to frequency regulation by making fair use of their energy storage capacity is addressed. Wh... View full abstract»

• Multiphysical Lithium-Based Battery Model for Use in State-of-Charge Determination

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):3420 - 3429
Cited by:  Papers (30)
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This paper presents a multiphysical battery pack model, along with a procedure to identify its parameters and its application to state-of-charge (SOC) determination using an extended Kalman filter (EKF). The model enables the reproduction of the electric and thermal behaviors of batteries with high accuracy. A methodology is proposed to identify the parameters of the model and optimize them. The m... View full abstract»

• Experimental Validation of High-Voltage-Ratio Low-Input-Current-Ripple Converters for Hybrid Fuel Cell Supercapacitor Systems

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):3430 - 3440
Cited by:  Papers (24)
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Electric vehicle technology has been adopting fuel cells (FCs) for hybrid applications over the past few years. Therefore, the development of advanced power electronic systems for the integration of fuel cells with on-board energy management is fundamental for achieving high-performance systems. An FC for vehicular applications is usually a low-voltage current-source like device that produces elec... View full abstract»

• A New Control Architecture for Robust Controllers in Rear Electric Traction Passenger HEVs

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):3441 - 3453
Cited by:  Papers (6)
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It is well known that control systems are the core of electronic differential systems (EDSs) in electric vehicles (EVs)/hybrid HEVs (HEVs). However, conventional closed-loop control architectures do not completely match the needed ability to reject noises/disturbances, especially regarding the input acceleration signal incoming from the driver's commands, which makes the EDS (in this case) ineffec... View full abstract»

• Simulation of Real-World Vehicle Missions Using a Stochastic Markov Model for Optimal Powertrain Sizing

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):3454 - 3465
Cited by:  Papers (13)
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Growing concerns about petroleum supplies and air pollution have spurred increased interest and research into hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs). While standard driving cycles are commonly used for the purpose of propulsion chain optimization, the issue of how representative they actually are is questioned. This paper proposes a novel methodology for modeling real-world vehicle missions by considerin... View full abstract»

• An Automotive Onboard 3.3-kW Battery Charger for PHEV Application

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):3466 - 3474
Cited by:  Papers (74)
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An onboard charger is responsible for charging the battery pack in a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV). In this paper, a 3.3-kW two-stage battery charger design is presented for a PHEV application. The objective of the design is to achieve high efficiency, which is critical to minimize the charger size, charging time, and the amount and cost of electricity drawn from the utility. The operatio... View full abstract»

• Comprehensive Topological Analysis of Conductive and Inductive Charging Solutions for Plug-In Electric Vehicles

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):3475 - 3489
Cited by:  Papers (114)  |  Patents (2)
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The impending global energy crisis has opened up new opportunities for the automotive industry to meet the ever-increasing demand for cleaner and fuel-efficient vehicles. This has necessitated the development of drivetrains that are either fully or partially electrified in the form of electric and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (EVs and HEVs), respectively, which are collectively addressed as pl... View full abstract»

• Reducing Traffic Jams via VANETs

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):3490 - 3498
Cited by:  Papers (41)
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A transition from free flow to congested traffic on highways often spontaneously originates, despite the fact that the road could satisfy a higher traffic demand. The reasons for such a traffic breakdown are perturbations caused by human drivers in dense traffic. We present a strategy to reduce traffic congestion with the help of vehicle-to-vehicle communication. Periodically emitted beacons are u... View full abstract»

• Steering Control for Rollover Avoidance of Heavy Vehicles

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):3499 - 3509
Cited by:  Papers (16)
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The aim of this paper is to develop an active steering assistance system to avoid the rollover of heavy vehicles (HV). The proposed approach is applied on a single body model of HV presented in this paper. An estimator based on the high-order sliding mode observer is developed to estimate the vehicle dynamics, such as lateral acceleration limit and center height of gravity. Lateral position and la... View full abstract»

• Study on the Dynamics of the In-Wheel Motor System

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):3510 - 3518
Cited by:  Papers (15)
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In this paper, a novel in-wheel motor (IWM) topology scheme is brought forward. This scheme aims at conquering the unspung mass increase because of the motor embedded in the wheel and the motor magnet gap (MMG) deformation that arose by road surface roughness excitation. By mounting rubber bushings in the IWM device, the IWM mass is flexibly isolated from the unsprung mass. Synchronously, the rubb... View full abstract»

• Intelligent Hybrid Vehicle Power Control—Part I: Machine Learning of Optimal Vehicle Power

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):3519 - 3530
Cited by:  Papers (42)
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In this series of two papers, we present our research on intelligent energy management for hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs). These two papers cover the modeling of power flow in HEVs, the mathematical background of optimization in energy management in HEVs, a machine learning framework that combines dynamic programming (DP) with machine learning to learn about roadway-type- and traffic-congestion-l... View full abstract»

• Optimal Control of the Gearshift Command for Hybrid Electric Vehicles

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):3531 - 3543
Cited by:  Papers (23)
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This paper proposes a design method for the energy management strategy to explore the potential fuel saving of a hybrid electric vehicle (HEV) equipped with an automated manual transmission. The control algorithm is developed based on the combination of dynamic programming (DP) and Pontryagin's minimum principle (PMP) to optimally control the discrete gearshift command, in addition to the continuo... View full abstract»

• $hbox{Prius}^{+}$ and $hbox{Volt}^{-}$: Configuration Analysis of Power-Split Hybrid Vehicles With a Single Planetary Gear

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):3544 - 3552
Cited by:  Papers (37)
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The majority of hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs) available on the market are power-split hybrid vehicles with a single planetary gear (PG), including the popular Toyota Prius and Chevy Volt. Although both vehicles use a single PG, they have different configurations with different numbers of operating modes. The Prius has no clutch and has a single operating mode, whereas the Chevy Volt uses three c... View full abstract»

• Robust DC-Link Control in EVs With Multiple Energy Storage Systems

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):3553 - 3565
Cited by:  Papers (19)
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The energy storage system (ESS), as well as its efficient management, represents a key factor for the success of electric vehicles. Due to well-known technological constraints in ESSs, there has been a growing interest in combining various types of energy sources with complementary features. Among the many possible combinations, our interest here lies in the hybridization of batteries and supercap... View full abstract»

• Optimization of a Contactless Power Transfer System for Electric Vehicles

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):3566 - 3573
Cited by:  Papers (30)
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A contactless charging system based on a circular coil configuration is presented for electric vehicles. An analytical model of the charging system is derived and used to investigate the effect of system dimensions on the system mutual inductance. The efficiency of the system is then calculated and used as a criterion to optimize the dimensions of transmitter and receiver coils in an uncompensated... View full abstract»

• A New Control Strategy of an Electric-Power-Assisted Steering System

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):3574 - 3589
Cited by:  Papers (21)
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The control of electric-power-assisted steering (EPAS) systems is a challenging problem due to multiple objectives and the need for several pieces of information to implement the control. The control objectives are to generate assist torque with fast responses to driver's torque commands, ensure system stability, attenuate vibrations, transmit the road information to the driver, and improve the st... View full abstract»

• Performance Analysis of Antenna Correlation on LMS-Based Dual-Hop AF MIMO Systems

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):3590 - 3602
Cited by:  Papers (8)
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The concept of relay transmission is applied to land mobile satellite (LMS) communication, where a terrestrial relay node facilitates communication from the satellite to the mobile unit. A novel amplify-and-forward (AF) multiple-input-multiple-output (MIMO) relay system is proposed where the source, the relay, and the destination are all equipped with multiple antennas. The maximal ratio transmiss... View full abstract»

• Spectral Efficiency Comparison Between MC-CDMA Two-Hop Relay Systems With Different Channel Information

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):3603 - 3614
Cited by:  Papers (1)
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The knowledge of channel state information (CSI) is crucial for improving the performance of cooperative communication systems. In multiuser two-hop relay systems, the global CSI between a relay and multiple source-and-destination nodes can be estimated at the relay, and the local CSI between each node and the relay can be estimated at each node. In this paper, we analyze the spectral efficiency o... View full abstract»

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IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology covers land, airborne, and maritime mobile services, vehicular electrotechnology, equipment, and systems identified with the automotive industry.

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Editor-in-Chief
Nei Kato, Professor
Graduate School of Information Sciences (GSIS)
Tohoku University
Aramaki-Aoba 6-3-09, Aoba-ku, Sendai, 980-8579, JAPAN
Email: kato@it.is.tohoku.ac.jp