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Títol: Sistema de gestión de la energía eléctrica para la automatización de la carga de EVTOL

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Departament: FIS

Títol: Sistema de gestión de la energía eléctrica para la automatización de la carga de EVTOL

Data inici oferta: 20-07-2023     Data finalització oferta: 20-03-2024

Estudis d'assignació del projecte:
Tipus: Individual
Lloc de realització: EETAC
Paraules clau:
UAM, eVTOL, MCS, monitorización
Descripció del contingut i pla d'activitats:
Se presenta una idea de automatización para un vertiport utilizando un PLC (Controlador Lógico Programable). Se propone automatizar el proceso de carga de baterías de vehículos aéreos de despegue y aterrizaje vertical (VTOL). Asimismo, el PLC controlaría la conexión y desconexión de las baterías, el monitoreo del estado de carga de los VTOL y la gestión de la energía disponible para priorizar la carga de aquellos con niveles de carga bajos o con prioridad de carga. Además, se propone implementar medidas de seguridad mediante sensores que detecten condiciones anormales y tomen medidas adecuadas.
Overview (resum en anglès):
At the dawn of the Urban Air Mobility (UAM) era, the implementation of advanced charging infrastructures emerges as an essential component, parallel to the importance of the aerial vehicles that define this new transport paradigm. Electric Vertical Takeoff and Landing (eVTOL) vehicles, such as the innovative model by Lilium, lead this revolution, offeringpromising solutions to the persistent problems of congestion and pollution in cities around the world. However, the effectiveness of these vehicles depends on the availability of urban vertiports, which must be equipped with fast, safe, and efficient charging systems.

The integration of high-capacity charging systems, specifically Megawatt Charging System (MCS) chargers, is outlined as a key solution to meet the energy demands of eVTOLs. These systems promise to drastically reduce downtime, thus optimizing operability and minimizing environmental impact. The management of urban vertiports demands constant monitoring and agile responsiveness to any variation, highlighting the need to incorporate advanced control systems, such as those based on Programmable Logic Controllers(PLC). These will not only reinforce the safety and reliability of the installation but also offer the flexibility required to adapt to future innovations and operational needs.

This study addresses the integration between advanced air mobility and intelligent charging infrastructure, focusing on the design of a vertiport equipped with three parking spaces for eVTOL aircraft, each provided with an MCS charging point. Furthermore, a PLC control system is proposed for the management and real-time monitoring of the charging process. This approach seeks not only to meet the current demands of urban air mobility but also to
anticipate the future growth of this sector, demonstrating the synergy between innovation in air transport and advanced charging infrastructure solutions.

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