19972022

Research output per year

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Research Output

2020

Power optimization of series hydraulic hybrid powertrain for compact wheel loader

Wen, Q., Wang, F., Xu, B. & Sun, Z., Jan 1 2020, ASME/BATH 2019 Symposium on Fluid Power and Motion Control, FPMC 2019. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), (ASME/BATH 2019 Symposium on Fluid Power and Motion Control, FPMC 2019).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2019

Evaluating connected and autonomous vehicles using a hardware-in-the-loop testbed and a living lab

Shao, Y., Mohd Zulkefli, M. A., Sun, Z. & Huang, P., May 2019, In : Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies. 102, p. 121-135 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Fast Numerical Powertrain Optimization Strategy for Connected Hybrid Electric Vehicles

Zulkefli, M. A. M. & Sun, Z., Sep 2019, In : IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology. 68, 9, p. 8629-8641 13 p., 8769938.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Independent Pressure and Flow Rate Control Enabled by Hydraulic Free Piston Engine

Liu, K., Zhang, C. & Sun, Z., Jun 2019, In : IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics. 24, 3, p. 1282-1293 12 p., 8675501.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Inverse modeling approach for parametric frequency domain analysis of an electrohydraulic system

Yoon, Y., Sun, Z. & Du, H., Apr 15 2019, In : Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing. 121, p. 412-425 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Optimal speed control for a connected and autonomous electric vehicle considering battery aging and regenerative braking limits

Shao, Y. & Sun, Z., Jan 1 2019, Advanced Driver Assistance and Autonomous Technologies; Advances in Control Design Methods; Advances in Robotics; Automotive Systems; Design, Modeling, Analysis, and Control of Assistive and Rehabilitation Devices; Diagnostics and Detection; Dynamics and Control of Human-Robot Systems; Energy Optimization for Intelligent Vehicle Systems; Estimation and Identification; Manufacturing. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), v001t08a005. (ASME 2019 Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, DSCC 2019; vol. 1).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Optimal vehicle speed and gear position control for connected and autonomous vehicles

Shao, Y. & Sun, Z., Jul 2019, 2019 American Control Conference, ACC 2019. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 545-550 6 p. 8814652. (Proceedings of the American Control Conference; vol. 2019-July).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

1 Scopus citations
2018
3 Scopus citations

A multizone model of the combustion chamber dynamics in a controlled trajectory rapid compression and expansion machine (CT-RCEM)

Tripathi, A., Zhang, C. & Sun, Z., Dec 1 2018, In : Applied Energy. 231, p. 179-193 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Experimental investigation and analysis of auto-ignition combustion dynamics

Tripathi, A., Zhang, C. & Sun, Z., Jan 1 2018, Control and Optimization of Connected and Automated Ground Vehicles; Dynamic Systems and Control Education; Dynamics and Control of Renewable Energy Systems; Energy Harvesting; Energy Systems; Estimation and Identification; Intelligent Transportation and Vehicles; Manufacturing; Mechatronics; Modeling and Control of IC Engines and Aftertreatment Systems; Modeling and Control of IC Engines and Powertrain Systems; Modeling and Management of Power Systems. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), (ASME 2018 Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, DSCC 2018; vol. 2).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

1 Scopus citations

Individual Pitch Control of A Clipper Wind Turbine for Blade In-plane Load Reduction

Wang, S., Seiler, P. & Sun, Z., Aug 9 2018, 2018 Annual American Control Conference, ACC 2018. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 1491-1496 6 p. 8431034. (Proceedings of the American Control Conference; vol. 2018-June).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Optimal eco-approach control with traffic prediction for connected vehicles

Shao, Y. & Sun, Z., Jan 1 2018, Control and Optimization of Connected and Automated Ground Vehicles; Dynamic Systems and Control Education; Dynamics and Control of Renewable Energy Systems; Energy Harvesting; Energy Systems; Estimation and Identification; Intelligent Transportation and Vehicles; Manufacturing; Mechatronics; Modeling and Control of IC Engines and Aftertreatment Systems; Modeling and Control of IC Engines and Powertrain Systems; Modeling and Management of Power Systems. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), (ASME 2018 Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, DSCC 2018; vol. 2).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

3 Scopus citations

Realizing trajectory-based combustion control in a hydraulic free piston engine via a fast-response digital valve

Zhang, C. & Sun, Z., Jan 1 2018, Control and Optimization of Connected and Automated Ground Vehicles; Dynamic Systems and Control Education; Dynamics and Control of Renewable Energy Systems; Energy Harvesting; Energy Systems; Estimation and Identification; Intelligent Transportation and Vehicles; Manufacturing; Mechatronics; Modeling and Control of IC Engines and Aftertreatment Systems; Modeling and Control of IC Engines and Powertrain Systems; Modeling and Management of Power Systems. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), (ASME 2018 Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, DSCC 2018; vol. 2).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2017

A framework of control-oriented reaction-based model for trajectory-based hcci combustion with variable fuels

Zhang, C. & Sun, Z., Jan 1 2017, Vibration in Mechanical Systems; Modeling and Validation; Dynamic Systems and Control Education; Vibrations and Control of Systems; Modeling and Estimation for Vehicle Safety and Integrity; Modeling and Control of IC Engines and Aftertreatment Systems;Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) and Their Applications; Dynamics and Control of Renewable Energy Systems; Energy Harvesting; Control of Smart Buildings and Microgrids; Energy Systems. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, (ASME 2017 Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, DSCC 2017; vol. 3).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

1 Scopus citations

Hardware-in-the-loop testbed for evaluating connected vehicle applications

Mohd Zulkefli, M. A., Mukherjee, P., Sun, Z., Zheng, J., Liu, H. X. & Huang, P., May 1 2017, In : Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies. 78, p. 50-62 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Scopus citations

Integrated vehicle and powertrain optimization for passenger vehicles with vehicle-infrastructure communication

Hu, J., Shao, Y., Sun, Z. & Bared, J., Jun 1 2017, In : Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies. 79, p. 85-102 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations

Robust eco-cooperative adaptive cruise control with gear shifting

Shao, Y. & Sun, Z., Jun 29 2017, 2017 American Control Conference, ACC 2017. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 4958-4963 6 p. 7963723. (Proceedings of the American Control Conference).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2 Scopus citations

Spectral Analysis of Electrohydraulic System

Yoon, Y. & Sun, Z., Feb 1 2017, In : Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control, Transactions of the ASME. 139, 2, 021005.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Trajectory-based combustion control for renewable fuels in free piston engines

Zhang, C. & Sun, Z., Feb 1 2017, In : Applied Energy. 187, p. 72-83 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
13 Scopus citations

Transient motion control for a free-piston engine

Li, K., Zhang, C. & Sun, Z., Oct 1 2017, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part D: Journal of Automobile Engineering. 231, 12, p. 1709-1717 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Vehicle and Powertrain for autonomous and connected vehicles

Shao, Y., Mohd Zulkefli, M. A. & Sun, Z., Sep 2017, Mechanical Engineering, 139, 9, p. 19-23 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

2 Scopus citations
2016
1 Scopus citations
26 Scopus citations

Energy management strategy for a power-split hydraulic hybrid wheel loader

Wang, F., Mohd Zulkefli, M. A., Sun, Z. & Stelson, K. A., Jul 1 2016, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part D: Journal of Automobile Engineering. 230, 8, p. 1105-1120 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

Free piston engine based mobile fluid power source

Liu, K., Zhang, C. & Sun, Z., Jan 1 2016, Mechatronics; Mechatronics and Controls in Advanced Manufacturing; Modeling and Control of Automotive Systems and Combustion Engines; Modeling and Validation; Motion and Vibration Control Applications; Multi-Agent and Networked Systems; Path Planning and Motion Control; Robot Manipulators; Sensors and Actuators; Tracking Control Systems; Uncertain Systems and Robustness; Unmanned, Ground and Surface Robotics; Vehicle Dynamic Controls; Vehicle Dynamics and Traffic Control. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, (ASME 2016 Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, DSCC 2016; vol. 2).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Integrated optimal eco-driving on rolling terrain for hybrid electric vehicle with vehicle-infrastructure communication

Hu, J., Shao, Y., Sun, Z., Wang, M., Bared, J. & Huang, P., Jul 1 2016, In : Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies. 68, p. 228-244 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

48 Scopus citations

Modeling and control of controlled trajectory Rapid Compression Expansion Machine

Tripathi, A., Li, K., Zhang, C. & Sun, Z., Jul 28 2016, 2016 American Control Conference, ACC 2016. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 3304-3309 6 p. 7525427. (Proceedings of the American Control Conference; vol. 2016-July).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

4 Scopus citations

Nonlinear feedforward control for electrohydraulic actuators with asymmetric piston areas

Tripathi, A. & Sun, Z., Jan 1 2016, Mechatronics; Mechatronics and Controls in Advanced Manufacturing; Modeling and Control of Automotive Systems and Combustion Engines; Modeling and Validation; Motion and Vibration Control Applications; Multi-Agent and Networked Systems; Path Planning and Motion Control; Robot Manipulators; Sensors and Actuators; Tracking Control Systems; Uncertain Systems and Robustness; Unmanned, Ground and Surface Robotics; Vehicle Dynamic Controls; Vehicle Dynamics and Traffic Control. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, (ASME 2016 Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, DSCC 2016; vol. 2).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

4 Scopus citations

Optimization of trajectory-based HCCI combustion

Zhang, C. & Sun, Z., Jan 1 2016, Mechatronics; Mechatronics and Controls in Advanced Manufacturing; Modeling and Control of Automotive Systems and Combustion Engines; Modeling and Validation; Motion and Vibration Control Applications; Multi-Agent and Networked Systems; Path Planning and Motion Control; Robot Manipulators; Sensors and Actuators; Tracking Control Systems; Uncertain Systems and Robustness; Unmanned, Ground and Surface Robotics; Vehicle Dynamic Controls; Vehicle Dynamics and Traffic Control. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, (ASME 2016 Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, DSCC 2016; vol. 2).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

1 Scopus citations

Real-time powertrain optimization strategy for connected hybrid electrical vehicle

Mohd Zulkefli, M. A. & Sun, Z., Jan 1 2016, Mechatronics; Mechatronics and Controls in Advanced Manufacturing; Modeling and Control of Automotive Systems and Combustion Engines; Modeling and Validation; Motion and Vibration Control Applications; Multi-Agent and Networked Systems; Path Planning and Motion Control; Robot Manipulators; Sensors and Actuators; Tracking Control Systems; Uncertain Systems and Robustness; Unmanned, Ground and Surface Robotics; Vehicle Dynamic Controls; Vehicle Dynamics and Traffic Control. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, (ASME 2016 Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, DSCC 2016; vol. 2).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

3 Scopus citations

Robust Motion Control for Tracking Time-Varying Reference Signals and Its Application to a Camless Engine Valve Actuator

Yoon, Y. & Sun, Z., Sep 2016, In : IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics. 63, 9, p. 5724-5732 9 p., 7433999.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

Using variable piston trajectory to reduce engine-out emissions

Zhang, C. & Sun, Z., May 15 2016, In : Applied Energy. 170, p. 403-414 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
16 Scopus citations
2015

A control-oriented model for piston trajectory-based HCCI combustion

Zhang, C., Li, K. & Sun, Z., Jul 28 2015, ACC 2015 - 2015 American Control Conference. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 4747-4752 6 p. 7172077. (Proceedings of the American Control Conference; vol. 2015-July).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2 Scopus citations

A new approach to reduce engine-out emissions enabled by trajectory-based combustion control

Zhang, C. & Sun, Z., Jan 1 2015, Adaptive and Intelligent Systems Control; Advances in Control Design Methods; Advances in Non-Linear and Optimal Control; Advances in Robotics; Advances in Wind Energy Systems; Aerospace Applications; Aerospace Power Optimization; Assistive Robotics; Automotive 2: Hybrid Electric Vehicles; Automotive 3: Internal Combustion Engines; Automotive Engine Control; Battery Management; Bio Engineering Applications; Biomed and Neural Systems; Connected Vehicles; Control of Robotic Systems. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, (ASME 2015 Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, DSCC 2015; vol. 1).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

1 Scopus citations

Dynamic Analysis and Multivariable Transient Control of the Power-Split Hybrid Powertrain

Wang, Y. & Sun, Z., Dec 1 2015, In : IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics. 20, 6, p. 3085-3097 13 p., 7069198.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations

Low-Order Stabilizer Design for Discrete Linear Time-Varying Internal Model-Based System

Song, X., Gillella, P. K. & Sun, Z., Dec 2015, In : IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics. 20, 6, p. 2666-2677 12 p., 7091925.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Model based transmission control

Sun, Z. & Dourra, H., Dec 2015, Mechanical Engineering, 137, 12, p. 15-18 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Modeling of piston trajectory-based HCCI combustion enabled by a free piston engine

Zhang, C., Li, K. & Sun, Z., Feb 1 2015, In : Applied Energy. 139, p. 313-326 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

35 Scopus citations

Optimal slip control of a torque converter clutch

Wang, Y. & Sun, Z., Jan 1 2015, Multiagent Network Systems; Natural Gas and Heat Exchangers; Path Planning and Motion Control; Powertrain Systems; Rehab Robotics; Robot Manipulators; Rollover Prevention (AVS); Sensors and Actuators; Time Delay Systems; Tracking Control Systems; Uncertain Systems and Robustness; Unmanned, Ground and Surface Robotics; Vehicle Dynamics Control; Vibration and Control of Smart Structures/Mech Systems; Vibration Issues in Mechanical Systems. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, (ASME 2015 Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, DSCC 2015; vol. 3).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Precise piston trajectory control for a free piston engine

Li, K., Zhang, C. & Sun, Z., Jan 1 2015, In : Control Engineering Practice. 34, p. 30-38 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

34 Scopus citations

Tutorial of model-based powertrain and aftertreatment system control design and implementation

Zhu, G., Wang, J., Sun, Z. & Chen, X., Jul 28 2015, ACC 2015 - 2015 American Control Conference. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 2093-2110 18 p. 7171042. (Proceedings of the American Control Conference; vol. 2015-July).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

6 Scopus citations
2014

A control-oriented charge mixing and two-zone HCCI combustion model

Zhang, S., Zhu, G. & Sun, Z., Mar 2014, In : IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology. 63, 3, p. 1079-1090 12 p., 6632949.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Scopus citations
4 Scopus citations

Active motion control of a hydraulic free piston engine

Li, K., Sadighi, A. & Sun, Z., Aug 2014, In : IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics. 19, 4, p. 1148-1159 12 p., 6583998.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

41 Scopus citations

Design and control of automotive propulsion systems

Sun, Z. & Zhu, G. G., Jan 1 2014, CRC Press. 194 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

8 Scopus citations

Hybrid powertrain optimization with trajectory prediction based on inter-vehicle-communication and vehicle-infrastructure-integration

Mohd Zulkefli, M. A., Zheng, J., Sun, Z. & Liu, H. X., Aug 2014, In : Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies. 45, p. 41-63 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

54 Scopus citations

Modeling of piston trajectory-based HCCI Combustion

Zhang, C., Li, K. & Sun, Z., Jan 1 2014, Dynamic Modeling and Diagnostics in Biomedical Systems; Dynamics and Control of Wind Energy Systems; Vehicle Energy Management Optimization; Energy Storage, Optimization; Transportation and Grid Applications; Estimation and Identification Methods, Tracking, Detection, Alternative Propulsion Systems; Ground and Space Vehicle Dynamics; Intelligent Transportation Systems and Control; Energy Harvesting; Modeling and Control for Thermo-Fluid Applications, IC Engines, Manufacturing. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 6256. (ASME 2014 Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, DSCC 2014; vol. 2).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

1 Scopus citations

Nonlinear identification and robust tracking control of a camless engine valve actuator based on a Volterra series representation

Yoon, Y. & Sun, Z., Jan 1 2014, 2014 American Control Conference, ACC 2014. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 1535-1540 6 p. 6858894. (Proceedings of the American Control Conference).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

6 Scopus citations

Robust position tracking control of a camless engine valve actuator with time-varying reference frequency

Yoon, Y., Yang, M. & Sun, Z., Jan 1 2014, In : Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control. 2015-February, February, p. 3292-3297 6 p., 7039898.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

3 Scopus citations