Hybrid optimal control of dry clutch engagement

  title={Hybrid optimal control of dry clutch engagement},
  author={A. C. Van Der Heijden and Alex Serrarens and M. Kanat Camlibel and Henk Nijmeijer},
  journal={Int. J. Control},
Lately, the use of Automated Manual Transmissions (AMT) is increasing. A crucial role in AMTs is played by the engagement of the dry clutch, since the powertrain performance depends heavily on it. This is especially the case at a start-up from standstill, the so-called vehicle launch. The clutch engagement must be controlled in order to satisfy different, conflicting objectives: preservation of driver comfort, fast engagement and small friction losses. As a result of this, the engagement… CONTINUE READING
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