Branch and Bound based methods to minimize the energy consumed by an electrical vehicle on long travels with slopes

We consider the problem of minimization of the energy consumed by an electrical vehicle performing quite long travels with slopes. The model we address here, takes into account the electrical and mechanical differential equations of the vehicle. This yields a mixed-integer optimal control problem that can be approximated, using a methodology based on some decomposition … Read more

On Minimizing the Energy Consumption of an Electrical Vehicle

The electrical vehicle energy management can be expressed as a Bang-Bang optimal control problem. In this work, we discuss on a new formulation and about the way to approximate this optimal control problem of Bang-Bang type via a discretization technique associated with a Branch-and-Bound algorithm. The problem that we focus on, is the minimization of … Read more