Low Carbon Airports: Toward a More Realistic, Cost-Effective, and Greener Ground Movement Through Active Routing—Part I: Optimal Speed Profile Generation

Chen, J. ; School of Engineering, University of Lincoln, Lincoln LN6 7TS, U.K. ; Weiszer, M. ; Stewart, P. ; Shabani, M. Among all airport operations, aircraft ground movement plays a key role in improving overall airport capacity as it links other airport operations. Moreover, ever-increasing air traffic, rising costs, and tighter environmental targets create […]

Latest Papers: Special Issue “Electrical Power and Energy Systems for Transportation Applications”

Zhang, Y.; Li, M.; Kang, Y. PID Controller Design for UPS Three-Phase Inverters Considering Magnetic Coupling. Energies 2014, 7(12), 8036-8055; doi:10.3390/en7128036. http://www.mdpi.com/1996-1073/7/12/8036 Long, B.; Jeong, T.; Deuk Lee, J.; Jung, Y.; Chong, K. Energy Management of a Hybrid AC–DC Micro-Grid Based on a Battery Testing System. Energies 2015, 8(2), 1181-1194; doi:10.3390/en8021181. http://www.mdpi.com/1996-1073/8/2/1181 Yang, Y.; Zhang, […]

EU Horizon 2020 Mobility for Growth Call

 I’m heading up to Stirling University to meet with my long-standing research collaborator Prof Edmund Burke today to start consortium building for the EU H2020 call Enhancing resource efficiency of aviation        MG-1.2-2015. I’m expecting to also be integrating members of the FP7 projects MAAT and ACHEON into the proposal. We will be looking at research and innovation to […]

Integrating and Automating Airport Operations: Project Outputs from PESRI

EPSRC Funded Project EP/H004424/1: Integrating and Automating Low Carbon Airport Operations. Collaborating companies: Manchester and Zurich Airports Principal Investigators: Professor Edmund Burke, Professor Paul Stewart Ravizza S., Chen J., Atkin J., Burke E. and Stewart P., “The trade-off between taxi time and fuel consumption in airport ground movement”, Springer-Verlag Journal of Public Transport Planning and […]