Numéro 38 de Science@IFPEN
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SmartEole project: making better use of wind through smart rotors

The rapid development of wind energy production depends, to a great extent, on improving its energy efficiency and its economic profitability. To maximize performance and operating life spans, the
Numéro 38 de Science@IFPEN
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A robust vehicle pollution control system thanks to the OQUAIDO chair

The OQUAIDO a applied mathematics chair , launched in January 2016 and hosted by the École des Mines engineering school in Saint-Étienne, brings together academic and industrial partners b to tackle
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Hybrid vehicle energy management optimization within the framework of the partnership with INRIA

The scientific cooperation agreement signed with INRIA in 2015 covers two fields: the “ digital and IT performance of simulato rs” and the “ control and optimization of complex systems ”. A thesis
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Energy in vehicles: we’ve got it under control!

In hybrid vehicles, onboard algorithms are aimed at splitting power between the various energy sources in order to minimize fuel consumption and/or pollutant emissions . This real-time management
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Exhaust gas heat: optimal recovery through supervision and control

Recovering heat from exhaust gases using the Rankine thermodynamic cycle a is one of the avenues being explored to reduce the energy consumption of IC engines. Tried and tested for stationary
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The control of floating platforms for offshore wind turbines: being active reduces fatigue

The fatigue resistance of floating offshore wind turbines is significantly affected by the wave forces to which their supporting platforms are exposed. Passive and active damper systems — preferably