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Design Methodology for the Electrification of Urban Bus Lines with Battery Electric Buses

Tesar, Markus ORCID iD icon; Berthold, Kilian; Gruhler, Jan-Pascal; Gratzfeld, Peter


Electrically powered buses reduce CO$_{2}$ and noise emissions in urban areas and thus promote the trend towards more livable cities. Upon this reason, more and more cities are introducing their first electrified lines as pilot projects. However, no standardized technology has yet emerged, which is why statements on interactions between vehicle, operation and infrastructure in public transport are proving to be difficult to make. In order to be able to make statistically significant statements in this respect, a simulation model was developed that depicts the three subsystems vehicle, operation and infrastructure. On the basis of measurement data from the PRIMOVE research project in Mannheim, in which an urban bus line is operated with two electrically powered buses, the simulation model was validated and a data basis was laid for further investigations. As a result, simulation studies with more than 700 simulated operating days could be carried out, the results of which represent the input for the following statistical analysis. Based on this analysis, the interactions described above will be demonstrated in the design of the main technical parameters, the battery lifespan and the energy demand of electrical bus lines.
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Verlagsausgabe §
DOI: 10.5445/IR/1000123908
Veröffentlicht am 28.11.2021
DOI: 10.1016/j.trpro.2020.08.264
Zitationen: 9
Cover der Publikation
Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT Institut für Fahrzeugsystemtechnik (FAST)
Publikationstyp Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Publikationsjahr 2020
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator ISSN: 2352-1465
KITopen-ID: 1000123908
Erschienen in Transportation Research Procedia
Verlag Elsevier
Band 48
Seiten 2038–2055
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