Viability Study on Supervisory Control for a Solar Powered Train

Beatriz Féria, João Sequeira

Abstract

This paper addresses the design and simulation of a control system for a solar powered train. An intelligent control approach using Petri nets is followed aiming at managing the energy consumption such that the train always reaches its destination. The system uses a priori information on the topology of the line, including length and slopes, locations of the intermediate stations, and also on the dynamics of the train, current solar irradiance and weather forecasting, and passenger weight, to determine bounds on the train velocity profile. The whole system was simulated integrating Petri nets in a Matlab/Simulink environment.

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Féria B. and Sequeira J. (2013). Viability Study on Supervisory Control for a Solar Powered Train . In Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Simulation and Modeling Methodologies, Technologies and Applications - Volume 1: SIMULTECH, ISBN 978-989-8565-69-3, pages 423-430. DOI: 10.5220/0004422404230430


in Bibtex Style

@conference{simultech13,
author={Beatriz Féria and João Sequeira},
title={Viability Study on Supervisory Control for a Solar Powered Train},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Simulation and Modeling Methodologies, Technologies and Applications - Volume 1: SIMULTECH,},
year={2013},
pages={423-430},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0004422404230430},
isbn={978-989-8565-69-3},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Simulation and Modeling Methodologies, Technologies and Applications - Volume 1: SIMULTECH,
TI - Viability Study on Supervisory Control for a Solar Powered Train
SN - 978-989-8565-69-3
AU - Féria B.
AU - Sequeira J.
PY - 2013
SP - 423
EP - 430
DO - 10.5220/0004422404230430