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Annex A14: Development Plan

Realisation takes place in financially mutually independent units. AUTOSHUTTLE designates the AUTOSHUTTLE-development team. Survey of the Development Units:


No Result Accomplished by Investments EUR Date
1 Theoretical investigations for AUTOSHUTTLE; Demonstrator vehicle AUTOSHUTTLE, University and Research Institutes, Graphic Designer, Approval Authority
1,500,000.--
1. year
2 Non moving point see above
500,000.--
2. year
3 Theoretical investigations for AUTOSHUTTLE; Circular test layout see above
6,500,000.--
3. year
4 Product release AUTOSHUTTLE  
150,000,000.--

minus

135,000,000.--

4.-6.year

Detailed plan with with further division into work packages. Cost of the AUTOSHUTTLE-Development team is apportioned to “organisation”.
 

No Task Accompl. by Date 
1 Development unit 1    
1.1 Organisation    
1.1.1 Ordering, co-ordination and control of work accomplished by subcontractors, own work packets, documentation, further education, research AUTOSHUTTLE  
1.2 Requirement Tracing    
1.2.1 Data Base "AUTOSHUTTLE Requirement-Specification" AUTOSHUTTLE  
1.3 Simulation    
1.3.1 AUTOSHUTTLE-cabin logistics with time-dependent distribution of cabin density, detailed track topology, cabin demand, empty runs and service runs for a sample line Institute for Railway- and Traffic Safety Systems  
1.3.2 Functional model of the operation control and safety system with track and cabin equipment: rendez-vous-manoeuvre, switching out of the convoy, closing gaps, information interface between stations Institute for Automatisation Technology  
1.3.3 Time- and location-dependent behaviour of road vehicle density with analysis of current values for a sample line Institute for Road Traffic Planning  
1.3.4 Statistical model of the levitation, guidance and motor system, field structures, force calculations Institute for Electrical Machines, Drives and Track Guides Systems  
1.3.5 Detailed calculation of the air resistance N.N.  
1.3.6 Detailed calculation of total efficiency and primary energy consumption AUTOSHUTTLE  
1.3.7 Detailed availability prediction based on the actual architecture design AUTOSHUTTLE  
1.4 Architecture Design    
1.4.1 Operation control and safety system, Institute for Automatisation Technology  
1.4.2 Levitation, guidance and drive system N.N.  
1.4.3 Vehicle construction Institute for Road Vehicle Construction  
1.4.4 Rough planning of infrastructure of a sample line inc. civil engineering and electrical equipment, detailed calculation of space demand Institute for Transportation Technology  
1.5 Experimental Set-up    
1.5.1 Experimental vehicle with transversal flow levitation and guidance system and long stator drive AUTOSHUTTLE, Institute for Electrical Machines, Drives and Track Guides Systems, N.N.  
1.6 Marketing    
1.6.1 Computer graphic animation video of an Autoshuttle trip Graphic-Designer  
1.6.2 Acceptance survey using the animation video AUTOSHUTTLE, Institute for applied Psychology  
1.6.3 Marketing strategies for operator and user AUTOSHUTTLE, Institute for applied Psychology  
1.6.4 Detailed analysis of potential application lines world-wide, incl. analysis “public transport in AUTOSHUTTLE AUTOSHUTTLE, Institute for Traffic and Social Sciences  
1.7 Publications    
1.7.1 Extending intellectual property rights AUTOSHUTTLE, foreign patent attorneys  
1.7.2 Presentation of the concept at fairs and conferences AUTOSHUTTLE  
1.8 Financial Analysis    
1.8.1 Detailed financial concept AUTOSHUTTLE, Research institutes for high-tech finances  
1.9 Safety Technical Approval    
1.9.1 Processing and documentation according to European Standards: System-Requirement-Specification, Start Hazard Log. AUTOSHUTTLE, Eisenbahn-Bundesamt and/or TÜV  
  End of development unit 1    
  Results: 
  • Data base Requirement-Specification AUTOSHUTTLE. 
  • Detailed Feasibility study incl. tool based simulation for the aspects operation control and cabin equipment. 
  • Start of safety technical approval process. 
  • Detailed studies for acceptance and economy.
  • Experimental vehicle with motor.
  1. year
2 Development unit 2    
2.1 Organisation    
2.1.1 Ordering, co-ordination and control of work accomplished by subcontractors, own work packets, documentation, further education, research AUTOSHUTTLE  
2.2 Requirement Tracing    
2.2.1 Continuing Data Base "AUTOSHUTTLE Requirement-Specification" AUTOSHUTTLE  
2.3 Simulation    
2.3.1 Data flow of the operation control and safety systems incl. vehicle communication module and vehicle recognition at the station entry AUTOSHUTTLE, Institute for Automatisation Technology  
2.3.2 Dynamic model of the levitation, guidance and motor system: vehicle dynamics, control schemes Institute for Electrical Machines, Drives and Track Guides Systems  
2.3.3 Detailed prediction of the traffic volume of a sample line Institute for Traffic Sciences  
2.4 Architecture    
2.4.1 Static model of the levitation and guidance system: magnetic field configuration, forces calculation AUTOSHUTTLE  
2.5 Experimental set-up    
2.5.1 Y-shaped track layout with non-moving point Autoshuttle, Institute for Electrical Machines, Drives and Track Guides Systems, N.N.  
2.6 Marketing    
  Concept for an operator company AUTOSHUTTLE  
2.7 Publications    
2.7.1 Extending intellectual property rights AUTOSHUTTLE, foreign patent attorneys  
2.7.2 Presentation of the concept at fairs and conferences AUTOSHUTTLE  
2.8 Financial study    
  Detailed operational cost of Autoshuttle for the sample line (energy, staff for operation and maintenance, spare parts, repairs...) AUTOSHUTTLE  
2.9 Safety technical approval    
  Detailed FMEA and FTA of operations AUTOSHUTTLE, Eisenbahn-Bundesamt and/or TÜV  
  End development unit 2    
  Results: 
  • Data base AUTOSHUTTLE
  • Architecture- and Requirements Specification.
  • Tool based simulation at implementation level considering all application data flows. 
  • Non-moving point with vehicle demonstrator.
  2. year
3 Development unit 3    
3.1 Organisation    
  Ordering, co-ordination and control of work accomplished by subcontractors, own work packets, documentation, further education, research AUTOSHUTTLE  
3.2 Simulation    
  Wind channel experiments N.N.  
3.3 Architecture    
  Construction drawings of cabins and infrastructure    
3.4 Safety technical approval    
  Technical Safety Report according to EN 50129 Autoshuttle  
3.5 Experimental set-up    
  Circular track layout with station track, storage tracks and three cabins, rendezvous manoeuvre AUTOSHUTTLE, N.N.  
  End development unit 3    
  Results: 
  • wind channel measurements. construction drawings.
  • safety technical approval of the experimental layout.
  • experimental layout with circular track and three cabins.
  3. year
4 Development unit 4    
4.1 Prototype    
  Know-how-contract for the construction of a prototype line of 10 km length along a motorway. Free test runs for road vehicles Know-how-transfer: AUTOSHUTTLE  
  End development unit 4:    
  Result: 
  • AUTOSHUTTLE product release.
  6. year