Tunnel ventilation control system using real-time traffic and ventilation simulator

S. Azuma, M. Fushihara, A. E. Vardy, M. Yuhara, A. Mitani

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    Abstract

    This paper describes a new tunnel ventilation control system called MPVC (Model-based Predictive Ventilation Control). The new system uses real-time traffic and ventilation simulators and it is possible to reduce at least 20 % or more of electricity consumption compared to previous tunnel ventilation control systems. This new control software has been already installed in 7 tunnels including the 1st and 2nd longest tunnels in Japan.
    Original languageEnglish
    PagesAP-00350
    Publication statusPublished - 2012
    Event19th Intelligent Transport Systems World Congress, ITS 2012 - Vienna, Austria
    Duration: 22 Oct 201226 Oct 2012

    Conference

    Conference19th Intelligent Transport Systems World Congress, ITS 2012
    CountryAustria
    CityVienna
    Period22/10/1226/10/12

    Keywords

    • Energy management
    • Traffic simulator
    • MPVC

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