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M.Sc. thesis : Simulation and validation of a battery-electric truck model

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About the job

Scania is one of the leading European manufacturers of heavy‑duty vehicles (HDV), with global sales of 66'900 trucks, 5'190 buses and 10'990 engines in 2020. When it comes to energy consumption (EC) and global warming, we actively contribute to the necessary reduction of EC and greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) with the development of battery-electric vehicles (BEV).

The ongoing electrification of HDV powertrains is accompanied by complete vehicle simulations to analyse and predict energy consumption, driving range and battery energy throughput. Due to the limited capacity and high cost of BEVs' energy storages, these numbers must be known to correctly assess the customer benefit for the future BEV hauliers. To do so, a complete vehicle model in GT-SUITE is used at Scania / YDMC, Energy Economy.

The tasks are to i) implement existing submodels for the driver and Scania's Eco-roll (CCAP - Cruise Control with Active Prediction) from other simulation tools in GT-SUITE ii) validate the complete vehicle model of a Scania BEV delivery truck 25L B6x2*4.

The outcome shall be an English thesis on the simulation and validation of the BEV truck model, which can be published by the University. It shall also serve as technical report for Traton, thus for the companies MAN, Scania and Volkswagen Caminhões e Ônibus.

- Take the existing submodels for driver and Eco-roll from Matlab & Simulink and implement them in GT-SUITE

- Validate the vehicle model of a BEV delivery truck 25L B6x2*4 by direct comparison with road measurements during winter (2021 week 07) and summer (weeks 24-26).

Education & organisation :
Engineering, focus on : Vehicles, mechanics, technical physics

Good knowledge of : Automotive powertrains & simulation (GT, Modelica, Simulink, etc.)

Number of students : 1

Start of work : September 2021, week 36

Estimated duration : 22 weeks incl. 2 weeks Christmas holiday, full time 40 h/week

Language of work : English & Swedish

Location of work : Södertälje, Sweden

Students from outside Greater Stockholm can rent a Scania apartment in Södertälje.

Payment : 20'000 SEK at the start, 20'000 SEK after the final report was received

Contact persons and supervisors :
Mr. Kies Tel. 0046 8 553 - 724 24
Mr. Holmberg Tel. 0046 8 553 - 851 16

Application :
Please enclose personal letter, CV and the list of grades from the latest M.Sc. studies

Applications will be collected until 2021-06-27 and the telephone interviews will take place week 26-27.

Om företaget

Scania is a world-leading provider of transport solutions, including trucks and buses for heavy transport applications combined with an extensive product-related service offering. Scania offers vehicle financing, insurance and rental services to enable our customers to focus on their core business. Scania is also a leading provider of industrial and marine engines. In 2019, we delivered 91,700 trucks, 7,800 buses as well as 10,200 industrial and marine engines to our customers. Net sales totalled to over SEK 152 billion, of which about 20 percent were services-related. Founded in 1891, Scania now operates in more than 100 countries and employs some 51,000 people. Research and development are concentrated in Sweden, with branches in Brazil and India. Production takes place in Europe, Latin America and Asia, with regional production centers in Africa, Asia and Eurasia. Scania is part of TRATON SE.

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