AERIS: Eco-driving Application Development and Testing

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2012-06
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United States. Department of Transportation. Research and Innovative Technology Administration
Abstract

This exploratory study investigates the potential of developing an Eco-Driving application that utilizes an eco-cruise control (ECC) system within state-of-the-art car-following models. The research focuses on integrating predictive cruise control and optimal vehicle acceleration and deceleration controllers within car-following models to minimize vehicle fuel consumption levels. This system makes use of topographic information, spacing to lead vehicle, and a desired (or target) vehicle speed and distance headway as input variables.

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Intelligent transportation systems (ITS), Cruise control, State of the art, Car following, Power trains, Fuel consumption, Safety and security, Highway transportation, Energy and environment, AERIS, Vehicle emissions reduction strategies, Eco-driving, Eco-cruise control, Vehicle fuel consumption modeling, Vehicle powertrain modeling
Citation
Rakha, H. A., Ahn, K., & Park, S. (2013). Predictive eco-cruise control (ecc) system: Model development, modeling and potential benefits. (VCTIR 13-R9). Washington, DC: United States. Department of Transportation. Research and Innovative Technology Administration. Retrieved from http://ntl.bts.gov/lib/47000/47100/47142/VT-2009-03.pdf.