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TitleElectro-optical system for evaluation of dynamic inductive wireless power transfer to electric vehicles
Author(s)Cardoso, Luiz Alberto Lisboa Silva
Fourie, Dehann
Leonard, John J.
Nogueiras Meléndez, Andrés A.
Afonso, João L.
KeywordsDynamic wireless power transfer
Inductive lanes
LIDAR-based positioning
Vehicular power harvesting
Issue date6-Feb-2019
PublisherSpringer
JournalLecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social-Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering
CitationLisboa Cardoso L.A., Fourie D., Leonard J.J., Nogueiras Meléndez A.A., Afonso J.L. (2019) Electro-Optical System for Evaluation of Dynamic Inductive Wireless Power Transfer to Electric Vehicles. In: Afonso J., Monteiro V., Pinto J. (eds) Green Energy and Networking. GreeNets 2018. Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering, vol 269. Springer, Cham
Abstract(s)Inductive lanes that can wirelessly transfer power to moving electric vehicles is a research theme of worldwide interest. The goal is to provide on-the-road recharg-ing, thus extending vehicle’s autonomy and reducing battery capacity require-ments. These lanes share, however, a common limitation: the power transfer is af-fected by the lateral displacement of the vehicle, with respect to the center of the lane. In the case of two-wheeled vehicles, such as electric scooters and bicycles, lateral inclination can also be pronounced enough as to interfere with power cou-pling. In order to experimentally evaluate the characteristics of such vehicular dy-namic power transfer schemes, it is then necessary to synchronously log the ve-hicle’s electric data, lateral displacement and attitude. In this paper, the design and implementation of an electro-optical measuring system with these capabilities, based on Light Detection and Ranging (LIDAR) technology and inertial sensors, is reported. A testing range with specific reference geometry, consisting of a cor-ridor of parallel walls, is used to simplify the continuous and accurate estimation of lateral displacement. The design was validated by statistical characterization of the measurement errors, using simulated trajectories. A prototype was built and mounted on a non-electric bicycle, with the first tests confirming its positioning measurement qualities.
TypeConference paper
URIhttp://hdl.handle.net/1822/65441
ISBN978-3-030-12949-1
e-ISBN978-3-030-12950-7
DOI10.1007/978-3-030-12950-7_13
ISSN1867-8211
Publisher versionhttps://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007%2F978-3-030-12950-7_13
Peer-Reviewedyes
AccessOpen access
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