Optimal Trajectory Planning and Train Scheduling for Urban by Yihui Wang, Bin Ning, Ton van den Boom, Bart De Schutter

By Yihui Wang, Bin Ning, Ton van den Boom, Bart De Schutter

This publication contributes to creating city rail shipping quickly, punctual and energy-efficient –significant elements within the significance of public transportation structures to financial, environmental and social specifications at either municipal and nationwide degrees. It proposes new tools for shortening passenger go back and forth instances and for decreasing strength intake, addressing significant subject matters: (1) teach trajectory making plans: the authors derive a nonlinear version for the operation of trains and current a number of methods for calculating optimum and energy-efficient trajectories inside of a given agenda; and (2) teach scheduling: the authors improve a teach scheduling version for city rail structures and optimization ways with which to stability overall passenger go back and forth time with strength potency and different expenditures to the operator.
Mixed-integer linear programming and pseudospectral equipment are one of the new tools proposed for unmarried- and multi-train structures for the answer of the nonlinear trajectory making plans challenge which includes constraints resembling various velocity regulations and greatest traction/braking strength. Signaling structures and their results also are accounted for within the trajectory making plans model.

Origin–destination passenger call for is incorporated within the version formula for educate scheduling. Iterative convex programming and effective bi-level techniques are used in the answer of the train-scheduling challenge. moreover, the splitting premiums and course offerings of passengers also are optimized from the procedure aspect of view.

the issues and options defined in Optimal Trajectory making plans and teach Scheduling for city Rail Transit Systems will curiosity researchers learning public shipping structures and logistics no matter if from an educational or practitioner historical past in addition to supplying a true software for anyone learning optimization idea and predictive control.

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On the other hand, multiparametric quadratic programming is used in [6] to calculate the optimal control law for train operations. The nonlinear train model with © Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016 Y. 1007/978-3-319-30889-0_3 23 24 3 Optimal Trajectory Planning for a Single Train quadratic resistance is approximated by a piecewise affine function. Inspired by [6], in this chapter we propose to solve the optimal trajectory problem as an MILP problem. The remainder of this chapter is organized as follows.

Thereby, the research reported in literature will be reviewed using these two categories. • Analytical solution The train is usually modeled as a point mass in the optimal control problem. e. continuous-input models and discrete-input models. The research on discrete-input models is mainly done by the SCG group of the University of South Australia [6, 15]. A type of diesel-electric locomotive is considered, the throttle of which can take only on a finite number of positions. Each position determines a constant level of power supply to the wheels.

2) can then be rewritten as the following continuous-space model2 : mρ d E˜ ˜ − Rl (s, v), = u(s) − Rb ( 2 E) ds dt = ds 1 2 E˜ . 5v2 . transformation from uvdt to uds goes as follows: 3 The u · v dt = u In addition, the transformation from du dt dt to ds dt = u ds. dt du ds ds goes as follows: ds du du ds du dt = dt = ds, if > 0. 5vend . , the train travels with nonstop. As stated by Khmelnitsky [18], traveling with nonstop is not restrictive in practice for the trajectory planning because the speed of the start and the end point can be approximated by small nonzero velocities.

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