International Journal of Automotive Engineering
Online ISSN : 2185-0992
Print ISSN : 2185-0984
ISSN-L : 2185-0992
Volume 4 , Issue 3
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Research Paper
  • Kamal Md. Abdus Samad, Mukai Masakazu, Junichi Murata, Taketoshi Kawab ...
    2013 Volume 4 Issue 3 Pages 55-61
    Published: 2013
    Released: March 25, 2016
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    Ecological (eco) driving features distinct driving behavior that aims at improving fuel economy of a car and consequently reducing carbon dioxide emissions. Various assistance systems have recently been developed to promote ecodriving among drivers. Through anticipation of the preceding traffic, an eco-driver smoothly regulates the velocity and headway of the car at some safe levels. Limited use of accelerator and brake often causes an eco-driven car slower than other vehicles and affects behavior of its following traffic greatly. This paper investigates the influence of eco-driving on the fuel consumption of vehicles in the following traffic. Performance of the eco-driven car and vehicles behind it are observed in various traffic flow conditions through simulation in AIMSUN microscopic traffic simulator.
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Technical Paper
  • Nobuyuki Sakushima, Baumann Wolf, Ropke Karsten, Knaak Mirko
    2013 Volume 4 Issue 3 Pages 63-68
    Published: 2013
    Released: March 25, 2016
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    Dynamic engine emission modeling has been attracting a lot of attention over the last years. Applications of dynamic engine modeling include model based calibration or rapid measurement, i.e. methods for saving measurement time.Whereas physical models usually show a high complexity, data driven models are estimated with significantly less effort. In this paper, we show the use of a multichannel sinusoidal excitation sequence for a nonlinear dynamic emission model. This training sequence is used for modeling transient emissions and exhaust temperature. As validation, a measured trace from a new European driving cycle and a FTP cycle is used.
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