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Test Bed for the Development of Hybrid Energy Storage Systems

Mr Thomas Behrmann
This presentation was given at Electric Vehicles Land, Sea & Air Europe 2011 on Jun 29, 2011.


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Presentation Summary

  • support and development process for the design of hybrid drive-trains especially advanced multi level energy management systems
  • Full electric hybrid system for commercial vehicles
  • drive simulation on a test bed including speed and height profile
  • Hardware-in-the-Loop test facility for components in hybrid drive trains up to 75 kW

Speaker Biography (Thomas Behrmann)

Thomas Behrmann is a senior research scientist at BIMAQ with a diploma on electrical engineering. The main research area is the control of energy varying from hybrid vehicle systems to self powered sensor nodes. Time and application based modelling in measurement and control is the main focus of his work. The favourite development method is rapid control prototyping with real-time hardware. Thomas Behrmann has lead projects in the area of electric vehicles, photo voltaic, climate control in vehicles, machine tools and embedded systems. He's the coordinator of control laboratory for production engineering and leads the project energy management of the ISIS central research unit. He and his team have built the electric part of the drive-train of a 3,5 t commercial vehicle and run several photovoltaic systems to power it with a positive carbon balance.

Company Profile (BIMAQ)

The BIMAQ (Bremen Institute for Metrology, Automation and Quality Science) is an engineering research institute and a part of the Faculty of Production Engineering at the University of Bremen, Germany. In several projects high experience in building prototypes of commercial vehicles has been gained. Research topics in that area are embedded control, modelling and simulation, Rapid Control Development, Hybrid Energy Management, regenerative energy sources, energy harvesting for sensor application, thermal management and human interface technology. The institutes multi discipline approach is shown by knowledge in fields from gear metrology through advanced in-process measurement methods, control until medical applications. This is supported by excellent metrology laboratory equipment (1¦m-2m), laser laboratory, mechanical prototype production facility and electric vehicle prototypes.



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