Hybrid optimal control of dry clutch engagement

@article{Heijden2007HybridOC,
  title={Hybrid optimal control of dry clutch engagement},
  author={A. C. Van Der Heijden and Alex Serrarens and M. Kanat Çamlibel and Henk Nijmeijer},
  journal={International Journal of Control},
  year={2007},
  volume={80},
  pages={1717 - 1728}
}
Lately, with the increasing use of automated manual transmissions (AMT) the engagement control of the dry clutch becomes more important. The engagement control plays a crucial role, since different and conflicting objectives have to be satisfied: preservation of driver comfort, fast engagement and small friction losses. In this paper two optimal control strategies for clutch engagement, based on hybrid control principles, are compared. For developing a useful clutch control scheme, the… 

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