On Board Energy Management Algorithm Based on Fuzzy Logic for an Urban Electric Bus with Hybrid Energy Storage System

  • Davide TarsitanoEmail author
  • Laura Mazzola
  • Ferdinando Luigi Mapelli
  • Stefano Arrigoni
  • Federico Cheli
  • Feyza Haskaraman
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Mobility book series (LNMOB)


Nowadays considerable resources have been invested on low emission passenger vehicle both for private and public transportation. A feasible solution for urban buses is a full electrical traction system fed by supercapacitor, that can be recharged at each bus stop while people are getting on and off. Moreover, in order to consider the worst operating condition for the bus (like traffic jam of higher distance to be covered), a conventional battery is also installed, obtaining an hybrid energy storage system. An energy management function, able to manage the two on board energy storage system based on fuzzy control logic, has been developed and validated by means of numerical simulations and compared to a previously presented one in order to evaluate its performances.


full electrical vehicle energy management logic fuzzy control logic low emission supercapacitor 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Davide Tarsitano
    • 1
    Email author
  • Laura Mazzola
    • 1
  • Ferdinando Luigi Mapelli
    • 1
  • Stefano Arrigoni
    • 1
  • Federico Cheli
    • 1
  • Feyza Haskaraman
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of MechanicsPolitecnico di MilanoMilanItaly
  2. 2.Department of Mechanical EngineeringMassachusetts Institute of TechnologyCambridgeUSA

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