Innovative systems of energy storage for hybrid vehicles
The Project aims at defining and designing innovative systems for storage and management of the energy in the automotive field, based on advanced devices such as fuel cells, microturbines, supercapacitors, etc. The goal is to employ components more advanced with respect to those used nowadays in order to optimize the energy chain of hybrid vehicles. The research activity consists in analyzing different operation conditions of the energy chain and defining the optimal architecture, integrated with a system for storage, management and supervision that optimizes its functional characteristics, while reducing as much as possible consumption and impact on the environment.
Prototype setup of the energy management system used for the tests.
TYPE AND DATE
STARTING DATE – Jun 30, 2010
ENDING DATE – May 31, 2013
COST € 100.000,00
FUNDING € 100.000,00
ISSIA - MAIN ACTIVITIES
- Development of models that define the different operation conditions of the vehicles for different configurations of the energy chain, and models that define the corresponding energetic processes (electrochemical, electrical and electromechanical).
- Modeling and optimization of innovative energy storage systems and of the corresponding management system.
- Simulation of different vehicle typologies with different energy chain configurations, for various operation conditions.
- Evaluation through simulation of the advantages given by innovative energy chains with respect to conventional ones.
SOURCE OF FOUNDING
Liguria Region POR FESR 2007–2013 Funds