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Title: Systems and methods for vehicle speed management

Controlling a speed of a vehicle based on at least a portion of a route grade and a route distance divided into a plurality of route sections, each including at least one of a section grade and section length. Controlling the speed of the vehicle is further based on determining a cruise control speed mode for the vehicle for each of the plurality of route sections and determining a speed reference command of the vehicle based on at least one of the cruise control speed mode, the section length, the section grade, and a current speed.
Authors:
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1241037
Report Number(s):
9,272,621
14/261,010
DOE Contract Number:
EE0003403
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2014 Apr 24
Research Org:
Cummins Inc., Columbus, IN (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING; 71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS; 99 GENERAL AND MISCELLANEOUS