Dynamic simulation of a light-weight, low-drag, hybrid-electric sports coupe
Simpson, Andrew, Walker, Geoffrey , Greaves, Matthew, Guymer, Ben, & Finn, David (2005) Dynamic simulation of a light-weight, low-drag, hybrid-electric sports coupe. In SAE Future Transportation Technology Conference.
The University of Queensland UltraCommuter concept is an ultra- light, low-drag, hybrid-electric sports coupe designed to minimize energy consumption and environmental impact while enhancing the performance, styling, features and convenience that motorists enjoy. This paper presents a detailed simulation study of the vehicle's performance and fuel economy using ADVISOR, including a detailed description of the component models and parameters assumed. Results from the study include predictions of a 0-100 kph acceleration time of ≺9s, and top speed of 170 kph, an electrical energy consumption of ≺67 Wh/km in ZEV mode and a petrol-equivalent fuel consumption of ≺2.5 L/100 km in charge-sustaining HEV mode. Overall, the results of the ADVISOR modelling confirm the UltraCommuter's potential to achieve high performance with high efficiency, and the authors look forward to a confirmation of these estimates following completion of the vehicle.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Additional Information:||SAE Technical Paper 2005-01-3479|
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > School of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
|Deposited On:||12 Dec 2014 01:42|
|Last Modified:||06 Jan 2015 03:21|
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