1. Emission, energy management & thermal management framework

Lead partner: TECNALIA

Objectives:

  1. Set up a standard for efficient communication between different vehicle emission models, simulation in the loop (SiL) and connected database systems;
  2. Implement and optimise the most advanced modelling tools with the most optimised interfaces;
  3. Compare and validate the new software features by existing models capable of SiL;
  4. Integrate the optional simulation of Well to Tank (WtT) emissions;
  5. Cover the aspects related to connected vehicles and predictive maintenance’;
  6. Extend VECTO in the development fork version to be capable of applying the OEM specific control algorithms for hybrid, driver assistance systems and gear shifting with SiL realisation;
  7. Apply the simulation platform to calculate CO2 reductions achieved in the related WPs by new vehicle technologies close to the CO2 determination regulation (EU) 2017/2400.


1. Definition of models’ interface and adaption of optimised models [VUB – Jun 2021]
A report on the model interfaces and key required models that will be used in the simulation platform. This report will also present the required adaption of the obtained models from other EU projects according to the use-cases (see “Impact”).

2. LONGRUN simulation platform specifications and architecture design [TECNALIA – Dec 2021]
A report containing specifications and the architecture of the LONGRUN simulation platform (mainly focused on interfaces definition to assure scalability), which will be an enabler tool to test vehicle with different subsystems and components in simulation and in SiL setup.

3. Integration of the LCA analysis on the simulation platform with user guide and method descriptions [TUG – Apr 2023]
A report describing the data sources and the methods applied for the simulation tool performing the Life cycle Analyses (LCA) as well as a user guide accompanied by the software tool.

4.  Roadmap regulations: upgrading the HD simulation tool and interfaces’ transition to extended VECTO [TUG – Jun 2023]
A report describing the additional elements introduced into the software VECTO, the extensions needed in component testing compared to regulation (EU) 2017/2400 accompanied by the extended VECTO software with user guide and examples for applications and results.

5. Validation of the framework platform and scalability [IDIADA – Jun 2023]
A report with the correlation between testing and simulation in order to validate the simulation platform developed in LONGRUN project.

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