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Reducing energy consumption of a power steering system using wheel individual electric drives and an optimized chassis concept

Römer, J.; Kautzmann, P.; Frey, M. ORCID iD icon; Gauterin, F. ORCID iD icon

Abstract (englisch):

In our collaboration research project e²-Lenk we design a novel power steering system for electric vehicles using wheel individual drives. Using a suitable chassis and control system, the drive train can induce a steering torque into the steering system. Our novel power steering system is able to reduce the energy consumption of electric vehicles in many driving situations compared to vehicles with conventional power steering systems. We identified that an optimized chassis concept further improves the system. With an optimized front suspension and our novel power steering system we reduce the energy consumption around 1.9% compared to conventional suspension design.

Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT Institut für Fahrzeugsystemtechnik (FAST)
Publikationstyp Vortrag
Publikationsjahr 2017
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator KITopen-ID: 1000133013
Veranstaltung 30th International Electric Vehicle Symposium & Exhibition (EVS 2017), Stuttgart, Deutschland, 09.10.2017 – 11.10.2017
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