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Compressor control

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000029576D
Publication Date: 2004-Jul-08

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Abstract

A method for controlling a compressor (5) for a compressed air system in a vehicle (2), comprising the steps of: selecting a destination/s to which the vehicle is to be driven and brought to a standstill and where a compressed air consuming activity is intended to be activated, calculating a distance to the destination and/or a time to arrival at the destination, measuring a pressure in the compressed-air system, determining if the pressure is below a predetermined pressure adapted for the compressed-air consuming activity, determining if the vehicle is within a predetermined distance from the destination and/or estimated to arrive at the destination within a predetermined time, and activating the compressor, if the pressure is below the predetermined pressure and if the vehicle is within the predetermined distance and/or is estimated to arrive at the destination within the predetermined time. A related vehicle, system, computer program (21) and computer program product (20) is also disclosed.