Title

The model integration and hardware-in-the-loop (HiL) simulation design for the analysis of a power-split hybrid electric vehicle with electrochemical battery model

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

3-28-2017

Department

Department of Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics, Center for Cyber-Physical Systems

Abstract

This paper studies the hardware-in-the-loop (HiL) design of a power-split hybrid electric vehicle (HEV) for the research of HEV lithiumion battery aging. In this paper, an electrochemical model of a lithium-ion battery pack with the characteristics of battery aging is built and integrated into the vehicle model of Autonomie® software from Argonne National Laboratory. The vehicle model, together with the electrochemical battery model, is designed to run in a dSPACE real-time simulator while the powertrain power distribution is managed by a dSPACE MicroAutoBoxII hardware controller. The control interface is designed using dSPACE ControlDesk to monitor the real-time simulation results. The HiL simulation results with the performance of vehicle dynamics and the thermal aging of the battery are presented and analyzed. The research laid a solid foundation for the future work on HiL design of HEV control with the consideration of battery aging and the component-in-the-loop study of the lithium ion battery running in real-time.

Publisher's Statement

© 2017 SAE International. Publisher's version of record: https://doi.org/10.4271/2017-01-0001

Publication Title

SAE International Journal of Passenger Cars - Electronic and Electrical Systems

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