Year 2021, Volume 9 , Issue 1, Pages 69 - 77 2021-01-30

Electrification in urban transportation is becoming more popular, beside it is also becoming a necessity due to climate changes and sustainability issues. Trolleybuses are presenting an alternative for this purpose. Although their technology is a mature technology that has been used for decades, there are still some technical problems that need to be overcome. In this study, a technical method is presented for the conversion of trolleybus auxiliary power units. The electrification conversion demanded by the metropolitan public transportation company operating 22 trolleybuses in the province of Malatya is the replacement of diesel generators, used as auxiliary power units, with battery units capable of meeting the local operational requirements. For this purpose, a method is proposed and followed. At first step of the implementation, real-time data has gathered from a trolleybus and this one round tour data is used to run on a scaled experiment. The setup has prepared as hardware and software to simulate the consumption on a scaled battery pack. Experimental results were interpreted with capacity and voltage restrictions resulting the determination of battery chemistry and casing to be used. Then optimal battery placement was defined as a container loading problem and application was made with the first fit decreasing algorithm considering mass and volume restrictions. It was found that only two packing types out of six combinations is enough to form a battery pack within the mass and volumetric limitations. It is evaluated that the method adopted in this study can be used in conversion applications to be made in the future.
Auxiliary power unit, container loading problem, conversion, electrification, first fit decreasing algorithm, trolleybus, electrical vehicles
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Primary Language en
Subjects Engineering, Electrical and Electronic
Published Date January 2021
Journal Section Araştırma Articlessi
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0002-7747-7777
Author: İsmail Can DİKMEN
Institution: İNÖNÜ ÜNİVERSİTESİ
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0001-7791-0473
Author: Yunus Emre EKİCİ
Institution: İNÖNÜ ÜNİVERSİTESİ
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0002-7682-7771
Author: Teoman KARADAĞ (Primary Author)
Institution: İNÖNÜ ÜNİVERSİTESİ
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0002-0290-8333
Author: Teymuraz ABBASOV
Institution: İNÖNÜ ÜNİVERSİTESİ
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0002-1868-6843
Author: Serdar Ethem HAMAMCI
Institution: İNÖNÜ ÜNİVERSİTESİ
Country: Turkey


Supporting Institution İNÖNÜ ÜNİVERSİTESİ
Project Number FOA-2018-1358
Thanks Bu çalışma İnönü Üniversitesi Bilimsel Araştırma Projeleri Koordinasyon Birimince Desteklenmiştir. Proje Numarası:FOA-2018-1358. This work was supported by Research Fund of Inonu University. Project Number:FOA-2018-1358
Dates

Publication Date : January 30, 2021

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APA Dikmen, İ , Ekici, Y , Karadağ, T , Abbasov, T , Hamamcı, S . (2021). Electrification in Urban Transport: A Case Study with Real-time Data . Balkan Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering , 9 (1) , 69-77 . DOI: 10.17694/bajece.837248
MLA Dikmen, İ , Ekici, Y , Karadağ, T , Abbasov, T , Hamamcı, S . "Electrification in Urban Transport: A Case Study with Real-time Data" . Balkan Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering 9 (2021 ): 69-77 <https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/bajece/issue/60125/837248>
Chicago Dikmen, İ , Ekici, Y , Karadağ, T , Abbasov, T , Hamamcı, S . "Electrification in Urban Transport: A Case Study with Real-time Data". Balkan Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering 9 (2021 ): 69-77
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ISNAD Dikmen, İsmail Can , Ekici, Yunus Emre , Karadağ, Teoman , Abbasov, Teymuraz , Hamamcı, Serdar Ethem . "Electrification in Urban Transport: A Case Study with Real-time Data". Balkan Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering 9 / 1 (January 2021): 69-77 . https://doi.org/10.17694/bajece.837248
AMA Dikmen İ , Ekici Y , Karadağ T , Abbasov T , Hamamcı S . Electrification in Urban Transport: A Case Study with Real-time Data. Balkan Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering. 2021; 9(1): 69-77.
Vancouver Dikmen İ , Ekici Y , Karadağ T , Abbasov T , Hamamcı S . Electrification in Urban Transport: A Case Study with Real-time Data. Balkan Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering. 2021; 9(1): 69-77.
IEEE İ. Dikmen , Y. Ekici , T. Karadağ , T. Abbasov and S. Hamamcı , "Electrification in Urban Transport: A Case Study with Real-time Data", Balkan Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering, vol. 9, no. 1, pp. 69-77, Jan. 2021, doi:10.17694/bajece.837248