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Project and Advisory Board meetings 2021

January 18th, 2021|Comments Off on Project and Advisory Board meetings 2021

On 12 January, the Consortium held its General Assembly meeting online. The technical progress have been presented and discussed in detail. The project is at a crucial stage and progressing well with the virtual and [...]

Replay available: ACHILES at the H2020RTR20 conference

December 10th, 2020|Comments Off on Replay available: ACHILES at the H2020RTR20 conference

Dr. Thomas Geury, the technical manager of ACHILES has presented the concept and results of the project at the H2020 road transport research results conference on 1 December. After the presentation a lively discussion took [...]

The ACHILES Brake system concept

November 6th, 2020|Comments Off on The ACHILES Brake system concept

Running an electric vehicle efficiently means avoiding frictional braking whenever possible. Deceleration only by the regeneration mode of the electric engine is sufficient for most of the standard vehicle use cases. Through consequent use of [...]

Rapid design and optimisation using low-fidelity models and their control strategies

November 6th, 2020|Comments Off on Rapid design and optimisation using low-fidelity models and their control strategies

Within the ACHILES project, low-fidelity models and control strategies have been developed for a generic representation of the Chassis systems. They will be used in the simulation environment to optimize their design and the design [...]

The ACHILES Virtual Simulation Platform

November 6th, 2020|Comments Off on The ACHILES Virtual Simulation Platform

Prior to the physical integration into the demonstrator, a digital twin (see image below) of the overall vehicle using high fidelity models is being integrated on the ACHILES virtual simulation platform. The challenges the ACHILES [...]

Progress towards validation of the ACHILES concept

November 6th, 2020|Comments Off on Progress towards validation of the ACHILES concept

The ACHILES partners defined 52 tests for components and subsystems. The tests goals are to validate: the new wheel and brake concept; the central computing platform; the vehicle dynamics; and the out of phase e-drive [...]