Evaluation of Eco-Driving Using Smart Mobile Devices

  • Siniša Husnjak Faculty of Transport and Traffic Engineering
  • Ivan Forenbacher Faculty of Transport and Traffic Engineering
  • Tino Bucak Faculty of Transport and Traffic Engineering
Keywords: eco-driving, smartphone application, On-Board Diagnostics, fuel consumption, CO2 emission,

Abstract

The methods of measuring driving behaviour and the quality of drive in road transport are important factors in data acquisition and subsequent analysis of driving. The prevalence of smart terminal devices and cost effectiveness of On-Board Diagnostics (OBD) sensor devices provide great potential and the availability of the aforementioned technologies. This study shows the possibility of using information and communication technologies (ICT) and sensor devices for measuring the effectiveness of eco-driving. The ease of implementation of ICT elements, the accuracy of collected data and their storage for later data analysis offer a number of possibilities to use. This study shows the technical solution of the system and analysis of collected data on actual driving samples. By comparing normal and eco-driving modes, the advantage of using eco-driving modes is demonstrated through reduced fuel consumption and CO2 emissions amounting to almost 23% and 31%, respectively.

Author Biographies

Siniša Husnjak, Faculty of Transport and Traffic Engineering
Department of Information and Communication Traffic, Assistant
Ivan Forenbacher, Faculty of Transport and Traffic Engineering
Department of Information and Communication Traffic, Assistant
Tino Bucak, Faculty of Transport and Traffic Engineering
Department of Aeronautics, Full professor

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Published
2015-08-31
How to Cite
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Husnjak S, Forenbacher I, Bucak T. Evaluation of Eco-Driving Using Smart Mobile Devices. PROMET [Internet]. 2015Aug.31 [cited 2019Nov.19];27(4):335-44. Available from: http://traffic.fpz.hr/index.php/PROMTT/article/view/1712
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