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Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):C1 - C4
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Publication Year: 2014, Page(s): C2
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• Guest Editorial Special Section on Advanced Modeling, Simulation, Control, and Optimization Paradigms for Vehicular Power Systems

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):2998 - 3000
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• Comprehensive Efficiency, Weight, and Volume Comparison of SiC- and Si-Based Bidirectional DC–DC Converters for Hybrid Electric Vehicles

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):3001 - 3010
Cited by:  Papers (42)
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Silicon carbide (SiC)-based switching devices provide significant performance improvements in many aspects, including lower power dissipation, higher operating temperatures, and faster switching, compared with conventional Si devices. However, tradeoffs in efficiency, size, and weight between Si- and SiC-based converters are still unclear in the literature. In this paper, a bidirectional dc-dc con... View full abstract»

• Modeling and Nonlinear Control of a Fuel Cell/Supercapacitor Hybrid Energy Storage System for Electric Vehicles

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):3011 - 3018
Cited by:  Papers (34)
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This paper deals with the problem of controlling a hybrid energy storage system (HESS) for electric vehicles. The storage system consists of a fuel cell (FC), serving as the main power source, and a supercapacitor (SC), serving as an auxiliary power source. It also contains a power block for energy conversion consisting of a boost converter connected with the main source and a boost-buck converter... View full abstract»

• Integrated Energy Management of Plug-in Electric Vehicles in Power Grid With Renewables

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):3019 - 3027
Cited by:  Papers (39)
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This paper presents an integrated control scheme for vehicle-to-grid (V2G) operation in the distribution grid with renewable energy sources. A hierarchical framework is proposed for V2G applications, and the mathematical models are built for both smart charging and V2G operation with distribution grid constraints. V2G power is regulated to minimize the total operating cost (TOC) while providing fr... View full abstract»

• Online Multicriteria Framework for Charging Management of PHEVs

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):3028 - 3037
Cited by:  Papers (19)
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Societal concerns over global warming issues and dependence on fossil fuels have caused the vehicle market share of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) to grow. A large penetration of PHEVs, however, would likely put higher stress on power systems. To lessen the PHEVs' harmful impacts on the distribution grid, this paper proposes a two-stage charging control strategy modeled on a renewable-ba... View full abstract»

• A Novel Bidirectional DC/AC Stacked Matrix Converter Design for Electrified Vehicle Applications

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):3038 - 3050
Cited by:  Papers (6)
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In the rapidly growing field of electrified transportation technology, hybrid electric and electric vehicle (HEV/EV) manufacturers have been placing increasing demands on the designers to improve the efficiency and reduce the costs of vehicle components to sustain a niche in the EV market. To understand the significance and challenges in an efficient and economical drivetrain design, this paper pr... View full abstract»

• Rule-Based Control Strategy With Novel Parameters Optimization Using NSGA-II for Power-Split PHEV Operation Cost Minimization

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):3051 - 3061
Cited by:  Papers (13)
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One of the major considerations in the automotive industry is the reduction of hybrid electric vehicle fuel consumption and operation cost. This paper is the first to use the nondominated sorting genetic algorithm-II (NSGA-II) for power-split plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) applications. The NSGA-II, one of the most efficient multiobjective genetic algorithms (MOGAs), simultaneously optimiz... View full abstract»

• Combined Sizing and Energy Management in EVs With Batteries and Supercapacitors

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):3062 - 3076
Cited by:  Papers (34)
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This paper is concerned with the study of combined sizing and energy management algorithms for electric vehicles (EVs) endowed with batteries and supercapacitors (SCs). The main goal is to find the number of cells of each source that minimizes the installation and running costs of the EV, taking into account the performance requirements specified for the vehicle and the technical constraints of th... View full abstract»

• Optimal Sizing of the Battery Unit in a Plug-in Electric Vehicle

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):3077 - 3084
Cited by:  Papers (9)
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Batteries are the most commonly used electrical energy storage devices. The cost and performance of an electric vehicle (EV) are strongly affected by the proper selection of technology, number, and arrangement of the battery cells used. This paper formulates the problem of optimal sizing of the battery unit (BU) for a plug-in EV (PEV), given the specifications of the vehicle, battery cell data, an... View full abstract»

• A Six-Phase Current Reconstruction Scheme for Dual Traction Inverters in Hybrid Electric Vehicles With a Single DC-Link Current Sensor

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):3085 - 3093
Cited by:  Papers (10)
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This paper presents a six-phase current reconstruction scheme for dual traction inverters in hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs) with a single dc-link current sensor. During the phase current reconstruction, one of the inverters is proposed to operate using active vectors, whereas the other inverter operates using nonactive vectors. An advanced phase-shift scheme for all pulsewidth-modulated (PWM) sig... View full abstract»

• Impact of Moving Scatterers on Vehicle-to-Vehicle Narrow-Band Channel Characteristics

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):3094 - 3106
Cited by:  Papers (8)
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A 3-D geometrical propagation model that includes both stationary and moving scatterers around the transmitter and the receiver for narrow-band multiple-input-multiple-output (MIMO) vehicle-to-vehicle (V-to-V) communications is proposed. Based on the geometrical model, a 3-D parametric reference model for narrow-band MIMO V-to-V multipath fading channels is developed. From the reference model, the... View full abstract»

• Design of a High-Efficiency Minimum-Torque-Ripple 12-V/1-kW Three-Phase BLDC Motor Drive System for Diesel Engine Emission Reductions

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):3107 - 3115
Cited by:  Papers (8)
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A 12-V motor drive system using an onboard battery is promising in vehicle applications, e.g., to rotate an air pump to adjust its air delivery to the burner, thereby providing autonomous exhaust temperature control for the conventional diesel engine vehicle. The 12-V/1-kW motor drive system proposed in this paper consists of a series-resonant LLC MOSFET full-bridge converter, which provides high-... View full abstract»

• An Unknown-Input HOSM Approach to Estimate Lean and Steering Motorcycle Dynamics

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):3116 - 3127
Cited by:  Papers (3)
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This paper deals with state estimation of powered single-track vehicle and robust reconstruction of related unknown inputs. For this purpose, we consider an unknown-input high-order sliding-mode observer (UIHOSMO). First, a motorcycle dynamic model is derived using Jourdain's principle. The strong observability of the obtained model is illustrated. Then, we consider both the observation of the pow... View full abstract»

• Power Demand Analysis and Performance Estimation for Active-Combination Energy Storage System Used in Hybrid Electric Vehicles

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):3128 - 3136
Cited by:  Papers (7)
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Because of the drawbacks of ultracapacitors (UCs) and batteries, an active combination of UCs and Li-ion batteries has been proposed as an energy storage system (ESS) for hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs). Given the complexity of the active control system in an active-combination energy storage system (ACES), the performance match for the ACES used in an HEV is much more complex. In this paper, a wi... View full abstract»

• Blind Transmission and Detection Designs With Unique Identification and Full Diversity for Noncoherent Two-Way Relay Networks

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):3137 - 3146
Cited by:  Papers (4)
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This paper considers blind detection for a two-way relay system in which two source nodes exchange information with each other via a relay node using an amplify-and-forward (AF) protocol. The channel coefficients are assumed to be nonreciprocal, i.e., the channel gain between two nodes is not identical to that in the reverse link between the same nodes. An effective signaling and transmitting sche... View full abstract»

• Multiuser Successive Maximum Ratio Transmission (MS-MRT) for Video Quality Maximization in Unicast and Broadcast MIMO OFDMA-Based 4G Wireless Networks

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):3147 - 3156
Cited by:  Papers (4)
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In this paper, we propose a novel low-complexity beamforming algorithm for multiuser successive maximum ratio transmission (MS-MRT) toward space-division multiplexing to achieve video quality maximization in the downlink of a multiuser (MU) multiple-input-multiple-output (MIMO) orthogonal frequency-division multiple-access (OFDMA)-based fourth-generation (4G) wireless network. We compare the perfo... View full abstract»

• Diversity Order and Coding Gain of General-Order Rectangular QAM in MIMO Relay With TAS/MRC in Nakagami- $m$ Fading

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):3157 - 3166
Cited by:  Papers (8)
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Recently, multiple-input-multiple-output (MIMO) relay networks have been an active area of research, particularly with combining single transmit antenna selection (TAS) and receiver maximal ratio combining (MRC). Moreover, general-order rectangular quadrature amplitude modulation (QAM) has received much attention for its high spectral efficiency and flexible modulation scheme. However, the analyti... View full abstract»

• Transmission Capacity of Full-Duplex-Based Two-Way Ad Hoc Networks With ARQ Protocol

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):3167 - 3183
Cited by:  Papers (15)
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This paper investigates the network capacity of bidirectional communication systems based on full-duplex transmission in ad hoc networks while satisfying both the delay and target outage constraints. Bidirectional full-duplex transmission (BFD) has been proposed as a way to increase the system performance of two-way communications with multiple antennas. This type of system enables simultaneous ex... View full abstract»

• Adaptive Space Modulation With Partial CSIT in Spatially Correlated Fading Channels

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):3184 - 3195
Cited by:  Papers (4)
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The problem of adaptive space modulation (ASM) design using partial channel state information at the transmitter (CSIT) is investigated. ASM relies on adaptive modulation of information symbols in the spatial domain using multiple antennas based on some sort of CSIT. The CSIT is exploited to adjust the transmission such that the distances between the receive constellation vectors are increased to ... View full abstract»

• Simplified Parallel Interference Cancelation for Underdetermined MIMO Systems

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):3196 - 3208
Cited by:  Papers (3)
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In this paper, a low-complexity detection scheme is proposed for an underdetermined multiple-input-multiple-output (UD-MIMO) wireless communication system that employs N transmit antennas and M <; N receive antennas. The proposed scheme combines a simplified parallel interference cancelation (S-PIC) with the block decision feedback equalization (BDFE) algorithm. To account for the extra (N - M)... View full abstract»

• Performance of $p$-Norm Detector in AWGN, Fading, and Diversity Reception

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):3209 - 3222
Cited by:  Papers (10)
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Performance analysis of the p-norm detector to date has been limited to ad hoc approximations, nonfading channels, and Rayleigh fading. To overcome these limitations, we develop several analytical/numerical solutions for detection probability Pd and false alarm probability Pf, which are necessary to specify the receiver operating characteristic (ROC) curves of the p-norm dete... View full abstract»

• Replication Control for Ensuring Reliability of Convergecast Message Delivery in Infrastructure-Aided DTNs

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):3223 - 3231
Cited by:  Papers (5)
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Hybrid networks constructed from cellular networks and delay- and disruption-tolerant networks (DTNs) are able to provide reliable communications to mobile nodes in base-station-starved areas regardless of node mobility or density. However, no routing scheme in DTNs has considered the adaptation to other networks, i.e., cellular networks. Thus, the reliability of message delivery is dependent on t... View full abstract»

• Robust Multiple-Antenna Cooperative Spectrum Sharing Design With Random Vector Quantization

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):3232 - 3249
Cited by:  Papers (4)
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In this paper, we propose cognitive overlay transceiver designs, where a primary transceiver pair and a secondary transceiver pair coexist in a network, and the primary user (PU) allows the secondary user (SU) to concurrently transmit its signals at the price of reducing the power of the PU's signal relayed by cooperative amplify-and-forward (AF). Since the considered transceiver design is mainly ... View full abstract»

Aims & Scope

The IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology is dedicated to the publication of peer-reviewed original contributions of research regarding the theory and practice of electrical and electronics technology in vehicles and vehicular systems.

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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