Hydrogen consumption minimization strategy for a fuel cell hybrid vehicle based on global position system (GPS) information
Control Methodologies and Technology for Energy Efficiency, Volume # 1 | Part# 1
Arce, A.; Del Real, A. J.; Bordons, C.
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hydrogen,fuel cell,hybrid vehicle,fuel consumption,minimization,optimal control,MPC
This paper studies the improvement obtained by taking driving cycle predictions into account in the power management control of a Fuel Cell hybrid vehicle (FCHV). The objective is to estimate a driving cycle from Global Position System (GPS) information and then to optimize a reduced problem in order to calculate a optimal battery state of charge and a motor power prediction. The control architecture is comprised of a Hybrid MPC controller and a reference governor which consists of a estimator and a optimizer. The results shown herein are promising reducing the hydrogen consumption up to 9.5%.
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