Unifying Approach to Hybrid Control Software
The presented work focuses on a generic software architecture as a basis for complex hybrid control and energy management strategies for a very wide range of applications. A clear and transparent mode prioritization together with the requests generation form the fundamental structure within the proposed architecture which always ensures the secure handling of the complex system. Different application dependent hybrid features can easily be attached onto this core enabling calibration as well as testing in a straightforward manner due to their capsulation. The lean interfaces between core software and additional hybrid features are designed in a way to support software re-usability and scalability. Because of the very generic approach, derived control software can serve the entire spectrum from micro to full hybrid. The working principles of hybrid feature selection, request generation and mode transition are presented in detail for a selected example.
KeywordsModel Predictive Control Hybrid Electric Vehicle Hybrid Vehicle Hybrid Mode Drive Train
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