Powernet simulation as a tool for the development of a highly reliable energy supply for safety relevant control systems in X-by-wire vessels in the EU SPARC Project

Erik Sieglin, Gernot Spiegelberg, Ottmar Gehring, Reinhard Reichel

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Abstract

The EU SPARC Project (Secure Propelled Vehicle with Advanced Redundant Control) has developed a new system architecture that enables effective application of driver assisted systems in an X-by-wire powertrain. A major challenge in the conception of such a system is development of a reliable electrical energy supply. A simulation is the most important tool for enabling the fundamental aspects to work, as for example, a dimensioning of the powernet. This article explains our approach in this SPARC simulation. We provide suggestions through examples of how to find simulation solutions for powernet dimensioning, as well as for the conception and validation of energy management strategies.

Original languageEnglish
JournalSAE Technical Papers
DOIs
StatePublished - 2006
Externally publishedYes
Event2006 SAE World Congress - Detroit, MI, United States
Duration: 3 Apr 20066 Apr 2006

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