Scientific Research and Essays

  • Abbreviation: Sci. Res. Essays
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1992-2248
  • DOI: 10.5897/SRE
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 2759

Full Length Research Paper

A new series-parallel hybrid electric vehicle configuration based on an induction motor coupled to a DC machine

    Ahmed N. Abdalla*, Zulkarnain Lubis, Mortaza bin Mohamed, Zalini Mohammad Ali and Mohamad Azlan Mat Hussin
Faculty of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, University Malaysia Pahang, Kuantan 26600, Malaysia.
Email: [email protected]

  •  Accepted: 15 November 2010
  •  Published: 31 December 2010




With emphasis on a cleaner environment and efficient operation, vehicles today rely more and more heavily on electrical power generation for success. In this paper, to improve the speed performance of the drive against uncertainties caused by load disturbances, an integral switching surface couple mode speed controller was proposed. As such, mathematical modeling of the HEV components as the three phase induction motor coupled to the DC motor in hybrid electric vehicle was introduced. The controller of the ‘induction motor’ (IM) was designed based on input-output feedback linearization technique. It allowed greater electrical generation capacity and the fuel economy and emissions benefits of hybrid electric automotive propulsion. Hybrids transient torque allows the use of start/stop operation as well as brake energy regeneration. Thus, the results of Matlab-Simulink simulations and a comparison between the control schemes are presented.


Key words: Hybrid electrical vehicle, induction motor control, D.C motor.