Ahu Hartavi Karci

Dr Ahu Ece Hartavi Karci

Senior Lecturer in Automotive Engineering
+44 (0)1483 682895
16A AA 03

Academic and research departments

Department of Mechanical Engineering Sciences.


In the media

Formula Student UK 2019 Competition @SilverstoneCircuit 
e-Formula Student 2019 Coordinator


Research interests

My publications


Journal articles

Güvenc L, Uygan I.M.C., Kahraman K., Karaahmetoğlu R., Senturk M., Hartavi A.E., Emirler T. M., Altay I., Altug E., Turan M. C., Tas O. S., Bozkurt E., Ozguner U., (2012)“Cooperative Adaptive Cruise Control Implementation of Team Mekar at the Grand Cooperative Driving Challenge”, Special Issue of the IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems.

Hartavi A.E., Uygan I.M.C., Sezer V., Acarman T., Güvenc L. (2010), “Propulsion System Design of a Hybrid Electric Vehicle”, International Journal on Vehicle Design.

Sahinkaya M. N, Hartavi A.E. (2007), “Variable Bias Current in Magnetic Bearings for Energy Optimization”, IEEE Transactions on Magnetics.

Book chapters

Advancements in Steering Systems, Braking Systems, and Advanced Chassis Control and Rollover Stability, Chapter 7: Electric Regenerative Power Assisted Brake Algorithm for a Front and Rear Wheel Drive Parallel Hybrid Electric Commercial Van, ISBN: 978-0-7680-2092-2, SAE International, 2008.

Simulation of Commercial Vehicles 2008, Chapter 7: Maximizing Overall Efficiency Strategy for Power Split Control of a Parallel Hybrid Electric Vehicle, ISBN: 978-0-7680-2094-6, SAE International, 2008.

Conference papers

Hartavi A. E, Gol M., Akyuz B.,“A Comparative Study of Different Electric Drive Systems and Their Effects on Drive Cycle Performance of an Electric City Bus”, EVS28, May 3-6, 2015, Kintex, Korea.

Gol M., Inal T. T., Hartavi A. E, “An Effectıve Tool for Evaluating the Impact of E-powertrain on Energy Consumption and Performance, Otomotiv Teknolojileri Kongresi, May 26-27, 2014, Bursa, Turkey.

Inal T. T., Ustoglu I., Hartavi A. E, “Energy Benefit Analysis of Centre and Wheel-Hub Drives for Electric Vehicles” Automotive Technologies Conference, 2013, Istanbul, Turkey

Turan M. C., Hartavi A.E., Altug E., “Development of Rule Based Upper Level Control Algorithm for an Intelligent Vehicle in Automated Highway System” 2012 IEEE International Conference on Vehicular Electronics and Safety, July 24-27, 2012, Istanbul, Turkey.

Hartavi A.E., Uygan I.M.C., Turan M. C., Karaahmetoğlu R., Senturk M., Tas O. S., Kahraman K., Güvenc L, Guvenc B.A, Ozguner U., Altug E., Efendioglu B., “Design and Control Basics of a Cooperative Vehicle”, Otomotiv Teknolojileri Kongresi, June 4-5, 2012, Bursa, Turkey.

Hartavi A.E., Uygan I.M.C., Güvenc L, “Bypass Based Rapid Control Prototyping of Hybrid Brake Control System” Otomotiv Teknolojileri Kongresi, June 7-8, 2010, Bursa, Turkey.

Hartavi A.E. , Sahinkaya M. N, Tunçay R. N., “ The Effect of Current Control Strategies on Power Consumption of Magnetically Levitated Turbomolecular Pump”, International Power Electronics and Motion Control Conference, August 13-16, 2006, China.

Sahinkaya M. N, Hartavi A. E., Burrows C. R. and Tunçay R. N., “Bias Current Optimization and Fuzzy Controller for Magnetic Bearings In Turbomoleculer Pumps”, Proceedings of The Ninth International Symposium on Magnetic Bearings, 2004, Lexington, USA.