A Model-Based Design for Electronic Control Unit of Electric Motorcycle

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Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 194)


A model-based design for the electronic control unit of an electric motorcycle is proposed. In recent years, in-vehicle systems have been distributed, and embedded software for controlling these systems has been steadily increasing in complexity and size [1]. Furthermore, because environmental pollution regulations have become stricter, research on green cars like HEV(Hybrid Electronic Vehicle) or EV(Electric Vehicle) are progressed actively in the automotive field. For these reasons, it is essential to prepare for the increased use of electric motorcycles by analyzing HW(Hardware) or SW(Software) platforms applied to vehicles, and developing appropriate integrated ECUs (Electric Control Units) for electric motorcycles. We have developed a system using MBD(Model-Based Design) in MATLAB/Simulink on an integrated ECU. Each function is designed as graphic blocks. Developers can easily design systems using modeling. Eventually, pre-verification will be achieved through rapid prototyping and simulation, which will have a decisive effect on reducing the time and cost of development.


Model-based design Electric motorcycle ECU (electronic control unit) SW (software) platform HW (hardware) platform keyword 



This work was supported by the Ministry of Knowledge Economy and the Korea Institute for Advancement in Technology through the A Development of High Efficiency Electric Motorcycle and Construction of Integrated Development Environment.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Information and Communication EngineeringSungkyunkwan UniversitySuwonKorea

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