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SYSTEMATIC CONFIGURATION AND MODE DESIGN FOR POWER SPLIT HYBRID VEHICLES USING MULTIPLE PLANETARY GEARS

United States Patent Application

20150324516
A1
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An automatic modeling and screening method capable of exhaustively searching through all configurations with all possible clutch locations and operating modes for a hybrid vehicle. By combining this method with Power-weighted Efficiency Analysis for Rapid Sizing (PEARS), a near-optimal and computationally efficient energy management strategy, it is feasible to search through an extremely large design space of configuration, component sizing and control to identify optimal designs for hybrid power vehicles.
PENG, Huei (Ann Arbor, MI), SUN, Jing (Superior Township, MI), ZHANG, Xiaowu (Ann Arbor, MI)
14/ 706,249
May 7, 2015
GOVERNMENT INTEREST [0002] This invention was made with government support under DE-PI0000012 awarded by the Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in the invention.