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Volume 133, 2017BulTrans-2017 – 9th International Scientific Conference on Aeronautics, Automotive and Railway Engineering and Technologies
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|Published online||07 November 2017|
Comparison of real driving cycles and consumed braking power in suburban Slovakian driving
1 Technical University – Sofia, Faculty of Transport, 8 Kliment Ohridski Blvd., Block 9, 1000 Sofia, Bulgaria
2 University of Žilina, University Science Park, Univerzitná 1, 010 26 Žilina, Slovakia
3 University of Žilina, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Univerzitná 1, 010 26 Žilina, Slovakia
* Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
The paper compares the features of suburban real driving cycles performed with CORRSYS DATRON measurement equipment on routes in the region of Žilina, Slovakia. It observes differences in the maximum and average vehicle velocities and the amount of braking in relation to the elevation profile of each individual cycle. Consumed braking power was also calculated in the different cycles in order to review the potential electricity regeneration capabilities of hybrid electric vehicles, operating on the same routes. The change in braking energy depending on vehicle mass and presence of grade on the routes in the measured cycles was also assessed. The calculations and plotting were done by using Matlab software.
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