Browse Publications Technical Papers 2004-01-1896
2004-06-08

Fuel Consumption Improvement of Vehicles by Idling Stop 2004-01-1896

Investigation has been carried out for the effect of the idling stop for a short time when stopping by the traffic signal. The amount of the fuel consumption by the idling stop is formulated by the following equations.
Where
Fs
Saved fuel consumption (cc),
I
Fuel consumption during idling (cc/s),
Tis
Period during the idling stop (s),
S2
Additional fuel consumption by restarting the engine (cc),
S3
Energy consumption at the battery for starting, in fuel consumption equivalence (cc),
Nis
Frequency of idling stop.

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