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2014 IEEE Electrical Insulation Conference (EIC)

The Electrical Insulation Conference is focused on the practical applications of electrical insulating sytsems and materials (including nanodielectrics), the associated diagnostics and field use as applied to all types of electrical and electronic equipment.

  • 2013 IEEE Electrical Insulation Conference (EIC)

    Held biennially since 1958, the Electrical Insulation Conference is focused on the practical applications of electrical insulating systems and materials (including nanodielectrics), the associated diagnostics, including field use, as applied to all types of electrical and electronic equipment.

  • 2011 Electrical Insulation Conference (EIC) (Formerly EIC/EME)

    The Conference is a venue to discuss the development, application and testing of electrical insulation, usually in high voltage equipment, such as rotating machines, transformers, switchgear, cables, outdoor insulation, live line work, aerospace, and capacitors. Papers are oriented in practical applications, rather than basic research.

  • 2009 IEEE Electrical Insulation Conference (EIC) (Formerly EIC/EME)

    Electrical insulating materrials and systems, their application to all types of electrical and electronic equipment and associated diagnostics.

  • 2007 Electrical Insulation Conference and Electrical Manufacturing Expo (EIC/EME)


2013 IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium (IV)

The IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium (IV) is the premier annual forum sponsored by the IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Society. Researchers, academicians, practitioners, and students from universities, industry, and government agencies are invited to discuss research and applications for Intelligent Vehicles and Vehicle-Infrastructure Cooperation. The technical presentations are characterized by a single session format so that all attendees remain in a single room for multilateral communications in an informal atmosphere. Tutorials will be offered on the first day followed by three days of presentations. An exhibition area will be available for the presentation of products.

  • 2012 IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium (IV)

    The INTELLIGENT VEHICLES SYMPOSIUM (IV 2012) is the premier annual forum sponsored by the IEEE INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS SOCIETY (ITSS). Researchers, academicians, practitioners, and students from universities, industry, and government agencies are invited to discuss research and applications for Intelligent Vehicles and Vehicle-Infrastructure Cooperation. The technical presentations are characterized by a single session format so that all attendees remain in a single room for multilateral communications in an informal atmosphere.

  • 2011 IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium (IV)

    THE INTELLIGENT VEHICLES SYMPOSIUM (IV'11) is the premier annual forum sponsored by the IEEE INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS SOCIETY (ITSS). Researchers, academicians, practitioners, and students from universities, industry, and government agencies are invited to discuss research and applications for Intelligent Vehicles and Intelligent Infrastructures. The technical presentations are characterized by a single session format so that all attendees remain in a single room for multilateral communications in

  • 2010 IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium (IV)

    THE INTELLIGENT VEHICLES SYMPOSIUM (IV'10) is the premier annual forum sponsored by the IEEE INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS SOCITY (ITSS). Researchers, academicians, practitioners and students from universities, industry, and government agencies are invited to discuss research and applications for Intelligent Vehicles and Intelligent Infrastructures.

  • 2009 IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium (IV)

    It gathers researchers from industry and universities to discuss research and applications for Intelligent Vehicles and Intelligent Infrastructures. The technical presentations are characterized by a single session format so that all attendees remain in a single room for multilateral communications in an informal atmosphere. Most of the papers will be poster presentations. Papers dealing with all aspects of vehicle-related intelligent systems and cooperation between vehicles and infrastructures are solicite

  • 2008 IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium (IV)

  • 2007 IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium (IV)

  • 2006 IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium (IV)


2013 IEEE International Conference on Vehicular Electronics and Safety (ICVES)

The International Conference on Vehicular Electronics and Safety (ICVES'13) is an annual forum sponsored by the IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Society. It brings together researchers and practitioners to discuss vehicle electronics, and safety systems research and practice. ICVES'13 welcomes papers dealing with any aspect of vehicle electronics and safety systems.

  • 2012 IEEE International Conference on Vehicular Electronics and Safety (ICVES 2012)

    The 2012 IEEE International Conference on Vehicular Electronics and Safety (ICVES 12) is an annual forum sponsored by the IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Society and it brings together researchers and practitioners to discuss vehicle electronics, and safety systems research and practice. ICVES 12 welcomes papers dealing with any aspect of vehicle electronics and safety systems. ICVES is the Conference the ITS Society has specifically identified for presentations on Electric Vehicles, Hybrid and Plug-In Hybrid Vehicle related presentations. Researchers in these areas are especially encouraged to submit their latest results and attend.

  • 2011 IEEE International Conference on Vehicular Electronics and Safety (ICVES 2011)

    The International Conference on Vehicular Electronics and Safety (ICVES'11) is an annual forum sponsored by the IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Society. It brings together researchers and practitioners to discuss vehicle electronics, and safety systems research and practice. ICVES 11 welcomes papers dealing with any aspect of vehicle electronics and safety systems.

  • 2010 IEEE International Conference on Vehicular Electronics and Safety (ICVES 2010)

    It is a forum for researchers from industry and universities to discuss research and applications in vehicle electronics, and vehicle safety-related intelligent systems.

  • 2009 IEEE International Conference on Vehicular Electronics and Safety (ICVES 2009)

    Advance the academic and industrial research and development associated with vehicle electronics and electronics enabled safety

  • 2008 IEEE International Conference on Vehicular Electronics and Safety (ICVES 2008)

    ICVES 2008 is an annual forum sponsored by the IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Society. It brings together researchers and practitioners to discuss vehicle electronics, and safety systems research and practice. ICVES welcomes papers dealing with any aspect of vehicle electronics and safety systems.

  • 2007 IEEE International Conference on Vehicular Electronics and Safety (ICVES 2007)

    The International Conference on Vehicular Electronics and Safety is an annual forum sponsored by the IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Society. It brings together researchers and practitioners to discuss vehicle electronics, and safety systems research and practice. ICVES welcomes papers dealing with any aspect of vehicle electronics and safety systems.

  • 2006 IEEE International Conference on Vehicular Electronics and Safety (ICVES 2006)

    Research and application


2013 IEEE Vehicle Power and Propulsion Conference (VPPC)

VGreen Car - Electric Propelled System 1. HEV, Plug-In HEV, BEV System Design 2. Fuel Cell and FCEV/FCHEV System Design 3. Electronic Actuator and Electric Machinery for Vehicle Applications 4. Power Electronics and Converter for Vehicle Applications 5. Motor Drives for Vehicle Applications 6. Battery, Energy Storage System and their Management Systems for xEVs 7. Renewable Energy and Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) 8. Advanced Powertrain Controls for xEVs 9. Charging System including Interface Couplers 10. Smart Grid and Electrical Infrastructure for xEVs 11. Other Applications Intelligent Car 12. Intelligent Vehicle for Safety (included V2V) 13. Telematics (included V2I) 14. Network and Imbedded System for Vehicle 15. Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) in xEVs 16. Other Applications High Efficiency Transportation 17. Conventional Vehicle System Design 18. Advanced Automotive Power and Propulsion 19. Railway, Ship, Air, and Space Vehicles 20. Mechanical, Hydraulic

  • 2012 IEEE Vehicle Power and Propulsion Conference (VPPC)

    Topic 1: HEV, BEV, FCEV and Plug-In EV System Design. Topic 2: Automotive Actuator and Electric Machinery Topic 3: Power Converter for Automotive Applications Topic 4: Motor Drives for Vehicle Applications Topic 5: Energy and Power Management for xEVs Topic 6: Charging System including Interface Couplers Topic 7: Smart Grid and Electrical Infrastructure Topic 8: Intelligent Vehicle for Safety (included V2V) Topic 9: Telematics (included V2I) Topic 10: Imbedded System for Vehicle Topic 11: Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) in xEVs Topic 12: Conventional Vehicle System Design Topic 13: Advanced Automotive Power and Propulsion Topic 14: Railway, Ship, Air, and Space Vehicles Topic 15: Mechanical, Hydraulic and Pneumatic Systems Topic 16: Modeling, Simulation, Emissions and Control

  • 2011 IEEE Vehicle Power and Propulsion Conference (VPPC)

    Vehicular Power Electronics, Motor Drives, and Electric Machines; Electric and Hybrid Electric Vehicles; Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles, Smart Grid, and Electrical Infrastructure; Energy Storage; Fuel Cell and Fuel Cell Hybrid Vehicles; Land Vehicles; Sea, Undersea, Air, and Space Vehicles; Mechanical, Hydraulic, and Pneumatic Systems; Modeling, Simulation, Emissions, and Control.

  • 2010 IEEE Vehicle Power and Propulsion Conference (VPPC)

    Power Electronics, Electric Drives, Electric Vehicles, Hybrid vehicles, motion control, transportation systems

  • 2009 IEEE Vehicle Power and Propulsion Conference (VPPC)

    The 2009 IEEE Vehicle Power and Propulsion Conference (VPPC09) will be held in Dearborn, Michigan, USA. The conference is co-sponsored by IEEE Power Electronics Society (PELS) and IEEE Vehicular Technology (VT). This year the conference will feature the theme of Sustainability: hybrid, plug-in, fuel cell and battery technology. The conference also features keynote speakers from top executives from the major automotive companies, and a banquet at the Henry Ford Museum.

  • 2008 IEEE Vehicle Power and Propulsion Conference (VPPC)

    The IEEE Vehicle Power and Propulsion Conference (VPPC) is a top-level international conference in the field of electric/hybrid vehicles, co-sponsored by IEEE Power Electronics Society and IEEE Vehicular Technology Society. It addresses the state-of-the-art and recent achievements in vehicular power and propulsion systems, automotive energy storage systems, electric/hybrid vehicles, and vehicular electronics.


2013 International Conference on Electrical Machines and Systems (ICEMS)

Main Topics1) PM, DC Machines and Drives2) Power Converters/Inverters3) Induction Machines and Drives4) Synchronous Machines and Drives5) Linear Machines and Magnetic Levitation6) Special Machines and Applications7) Renewable Energy and Related Topics8) Field Analysis and Computational Method9) Motion Control10) Fault and Diagnosis11) Designing, Manufacturing, Testing and Standards12) Transformers and High Voltage Machines13) OthersSpecial Topics1) High Speed Machine and Drives2) Personal Mobility3) EMI/EMC4) High Speed Train5) xEVs and Applications6) In-wheel Motors and Drives7) x-by-wire TechnologySpecial Topics1. High Speed Machine and Drives2. Personal Mobility3. In-wheel Motors and Drives4. x-by-wire Technology5. Electric Propulsion6. High Speed Train

  • 2012 15th International Conference on Electrical Machines and Systems (ICEMS)

    The conference will provide a big opportunity for researchers and professionals from all over the world to present the latest researches and developments and to exchange useful information and experiences in the fields of electrical machines and systems such as motor drive systems, turbine generators, linear machines, transformers, electric vehicles, renewable energy, power converters, etc.

  • 2011 International Conference on Electrical Machines and Systems (ICEMS)

    Electrical machines, power electronics and systems.

  • 2010 International Conference on Electrical Machines and Systems (ICEMS)

    1) Power Converters/Inverters 2) Systems for Renewable Energy 3) Motor Drives 4) PM Machines and DC Machines 5) Induction, Synchronous Machines 6) Transformers and High Voltage Machines 7) Linear Machines 8) Special Machines and Their Applications 9) Field Analysis and optimal Design Technologies 10) Electrical Technologies for the Next Generation Vehicle

  • 2009 International Conference on Electrical Machines and Systems (ICEMS)

    The aims of ICEMS2009 are to provide an opportunity for scientists and experts to present the latest research developments in the field of electrical machines and systems (rotating and other machines, power electronics, motion control, and motor drives) and to exchange useful information and experiences in research, trends and applications.


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Periodicals related to Electric Vehicles

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Intelligent Transportation Systems, IEEE Transactions on

The theoretical, experimental and operational aspects of electrical and electronics engineering and information technologies as applied to Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS). Intelligent Transportation Systems are defined as those systems utilizing synergistic technologies and systems engineering concepts to develop and improve transportation systems of all kinds. The scope of this interdisciplinary activity includes the promotion, consolidation and coordination of ITS technical ...


Proceedings of the IEEE

The most highly-cited general interest journal in electrical engineering and computer science, the Proceedings is the best way to stay informed on an exemplary range of topics. This journal also holds the distinction of having the longest useful archival life of any EE or computer related journal in the world! Since 1913, the Proceedings of the IEEE has been the ...


Vehicular Technology Magazine, IEEE

The IEEE Vehicular Technology Magazine will seek to publishs peer-reviewed articles in the following areas of interest: The theoretical, experimental, application and operational aspects of electrical and electronic engineering relevant to motor vehicles and associated land transportation infrastructure: (a) Mobile radio shall include technologies appropriate to terrestrial mobile vehicular services. (b) Motor vehicles shall include the components, systems and motive ...


Vehicular Technology, IEEE Transactions on

IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology was one of the most-cited journals, ranking number-six (tying with IEEE Communications Letters) in telecommunications in 2002, according to the annual Journal Citation Report (2002 edition) published by the Institute for Scientific Information. This periodical covers land, airborne, and maritime mobile services; portable or hand-carried and citizens' communications services, when used as an adjunct to ...




Xplore Articles related to Electric Vehicles

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Investigation of vehicle immunity against RF noise

Chih-Lun Wang; Chingchi Chen 2015 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC), 2015

In this paper, the radiated immunity problem of the Electronic Control Modules (ECUs) on a vehicle is investigated using the transfer function method, which characterizes the system frequency response by measuring the attenuation of the signal through the cable harness. A simple bench test methodology is described to obtain the system characteristics. Based on the findings in the transfer function, ...


A sealed bipolar lead acid battery for small electric vehicles

J. L. Arias; D. L. Harbaugh; E. D. Drake; D. W. Boughn Proceedings of 11th Annual Battery Conference on Applications and Advances, 1996

Arias Research Associates (ARA) has been developing its sealed bipolar lead- acid (SBLA) battery technology since 1990 for eventual application in electric vehicles (EVs) The successful development of small SBLA batteries (up to 48 V, 10 Ah) for use in small electric vehicles (electric powered bicycles, motor scooters, wheelchairs, etc.), is reported together with specifications and preliminary test data. Performance ...


Guest Editorial for the Special Series on Smart Grid Communications

Nada Golmie; Sean Smith; Lang Tong; Alejandro Dominguez-Garcia; Sumit Roy; Jelena Misic; Ram Rajagopal IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, 2014

The sixteen articles in this special section explore advances in communication technologies that have the potential for improving energy efficiency and realizing the smart grid vision. The articles tackle important challenges with respect to smart grid communications and include a wide range of topics such as electric load models, electric vehicle charging, models for demand response, power management optimization and ...


Optimization of low-power brushless direct current motors

Ion Vlad; Sorin Enache; Monica Enache 2015 9th International Symposium on Advanced Topics in Electrical Engineering (ATEE), 2015

Optimal design of an electrical machine is associated with an investigation of the operation conditions of the machine, of the environment and of the driving system of the equipment. The interest for person transporting two-wheel vehicles driven by brushless direct current motors has increased lately; consequently, new researches regarding design and optimal construction of these motors are very present. There ...


Bolder TMF technology applied to hybrid electric vehicle power-assist operation

R. F. Nelson Proceedings of 11th Annual Battery Conference on Applications and Advances, 1996

Bolder technologies corporation has developed a thin metal film (TMF) technology that results in valve-regulated lead-acid cells and batteries that have outstanding power characteristics both on charge and discharge. These properties make TMF cells suitable as the power-assist component in a hybrid electric vehicle (HEV) system. The basic construction and operating principles of the Bolder 2 V/1.2 Ah cell are ...


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Investigation of vehicle immunity against RF noise

Chih-Lun Wang; Chingchi Chen 2015 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC), 2015

In this paper, the radiated immunity problem of the Electronic Control Modules (ECUs) on a vehicle is investigated using the transfer function method, which characterizes the system frequency response by measuring the attenuation of the signal through the cable harness. A simple bench test methodology is described to obtain the system characteristics. Based on the findings in the transfer function, ...


A sealed bipolar lead acid battery for small electric vehicles

J. L. Arias; D. L. Harbaugh; E. D. Drake; D. W. Boughn Proceedings of 11th Annual Battery Conference on Applications and Advances, 1996

Arias Research Associates (ARA) has been developing its sealed bipolar lead- acid (SBLA) battery technology since 1990 for eventual application in electric vehicles (EVs) The successful development of small SBLA batteries (up to 48 V, 10 Ah) for use in small electric vehicles (electric powered bicycles, motor scooters, wheelchairs, etc.), is reported together with specifications and preliminary test data. Performance ...


Guest Editorial for the Special Series on Smart Grid Communications

Nada Golmie; Sean Smith; Lang Tong; Alejandro Dominguez-Garcia; Sumit Roy; Jelena Misic; Ram Rajagopal IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, 2014

The sixteen articles in this special section explore advances in communication technologies that have the potential for improving energy efficiency and realizing the smart grid vision. The articles tackle important challenges with respect to smart grid communications and include a wide range of topics such as electric load models, electric vehicle charging, models for demand response, power management optimization and ...


Optimization of low-power brushless direct current motors

Ion Vlad; Sorin Enache; Monica Enache 2015 9th International Symposium on Advanced Topics in Electrical Engineering (ATEE), 2015

Optimal design of an electrical machine is associated with an investigation of the operation conditions of the machine, of the environment and of the driving system of the equipment. The interest for person transporting two-wheel vehicles driven by brushless direct current motors has increased lately; consequently, new researches regarding design and optimal construction of these motors are very present. There ...


Bolder TMF technology applied to hybrid electric vehicle power-assist operation

R. F. Nelson Proceedings of 11th Annual Battery Conference on Applications and Advances, 1996

Bolder technologies corporation has developed a thin metal film (TMF) technology that results in valve-regulated lead-acid cells and batteries that have outstanding power characteristics both on charge and discharge. These properties make TMF cells suitable as the power-assist component in a hybrid electric vehicle (HEV) system. The basic construction and operating principles of the Bolder 2 V/1.2 Ah cell are ...


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    The IEEE-USA-sponsored symposium, Plug-in Hybrids: Accelerating Progress 2007, investigated the technology and policy challenges of commercializing plug-in hybrid electric vehicles. The first of a three-part series of transcripts from the symposium, looks at Electrification, Fuel Economy & the Environment; Plug- in Vehicles & the Electric Grid; New Technology Challenges & Opportunities; and The Need for Federal Action Now. Keynote speakers included Senator Maria Cantwell of Washington state, FERC Commissioner Jon Wellinghoff, and former CIA director and founding member of the Set America Free Coalition, R. James Woolsey. Developed by Bill Williams, Senior Legislative Representative for IEEE-USA Technology Policy.

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    The IEEE-USA-sponsored symposium, Plug-in Hybrids: Accelerating Progress 2007, investigated the technology and policy challenges of commercializing plug-in hybrid electric vehicles. The second of a three-part series of transcripts from the symposium, looks at Electrification, Fuel Economy & the Environment; Plug-in Vehicles & the Electric Grid; New Technology Challenges & Opportunities; and The Need for Federal Action Now. Keynote speakers included Senator Maria Cantwell of Washington state, FERC Commissioner Jon Wellinghoff, and former CIA director and founding member of the Set America Free Coalition, R. James Woolsey. Developed by Bill Williams, Senior Legislative Representative for IEEE-USA Technology Policy.

  • Electric and Plug???In Hybrid Electric Vehicles

    Shortage of petroleum is considered as one of the most critical worldwide issues today. At the same time, as of today, car owners worldwide, in general, spend more money at the gas station than they have done ever before. The most practical solution to the transportation industry oil???consumption crisis problems lies in commercially viable electric and plug???in hybrid electric vehicles (EVs and PHEVs). EVs and PHEVs present a significant opportunity to reduce greenhouse gases and dependence on oil. Major automotive companies have already developed exciting new EVs. This chapter presents the structure and basic design aspects of EVs and PHEVs. Future trends in EV manufacturing are also presented. Integration of EVs with green, renewable energy sources is presented, along with an introduction to the design of such systems. Various charging scenarios for EV batteries is presented, when charging at home, at work, or in between routes. Future advanced battery charging infrastructures, such as from combined PV and grid sources are also presented.

  • Reinventing the Automobile for Urban Use

    This chapter contains sections titled: Limitations of Existing Vehicle Designs for Urban Use, Potential for a New Type of 100-Inch, 1,000-Pound Vehicle: The USV, The Simplicity of Battery-Electric Vehicles, Wheel Motors, Robot Wheels, Emerging Vehicle Concepts, The MIT Media Laboratory's CityCar, Project P.U.M.A. (Personal Urban Mobility and Accessibility, Affordability, Summary: USVs Designed for Cities, Not Cities Designed around Cars

  • Hybrid/Electric Vehicle Battery Manufacturing: The State-of-the-Art

    The increasing demand for alternative and sustainable energy sources to replace gasoline powered engines has intrigued the development of battery technologies for hybrid and electric vehicles. This has brought both challenges and opportunities. Not only are new battery designs with advanced features needed, but also a high manufacturing capacity to satisfy the increasing market is required. This chapter summarizes the recent advances in automotive battery technologies and their manufacturing processes, as well as environmental and recycling issues. It reviews the main aspects in technology and manufacturing processes for electric vehicle batteries, such as Nickel- metal hydride (NiMH) and lithium (Li)-ion batteries. The chapter outlines the typical requirements for automobile batteries. It illustrates different types of electric vehicles, and introduces the development of vehicle battery technology. The chapter summarizes the recent advances in automotive battery technologies and their manufacturing processes, as well as environmental and recycling issues.

  • IMPROVING BATTERY MANUFACTURING THROUGH QUALITY AND PRODUCTIVITY BOTTLENECK INDICATORS

    Battery manufacturing has attracted more research attention due to the increasing demand of alternative energy source for hybrid and electric vehicles. The coupling between productivity and quality in battery manufacturing is exhibited in various ways. This chapter considers a battery assembly system consisting of a serial production line with multiple inspections and repairs. It investigates the strong correlation between quality failure rate and throughput of conforming batteries existing in such systems, and introduces an integrated model of productivity and quality. The chapter develops analytical methods to estimate the production rate of conforming batteries based on quality flow model and overlapping decomposition approach. The complex system is decomposed into a set of overlapped serial lines and further analysis in serial lines is carried out based on aggregation procedures. The chapter also investigates bottleneck identification methods based on machine blockage and starvation probabilities and inspecting statistics.

  • Challenges of the Current Energy Scenario: The Power Electronics Contribution

    The increasing demand of electricity in modern society has introduced new challenges for the existing power systems that have to be solved. This chapter is focused on the power electronics contribution to achieve an efficient energy transmission and distribution, to enable a high penetration of renewables in the power system and to develop more electrical transportation systems. The following topics are addressed in this chapter: FACTS devices, HVDC transmission systems, Power electronics converters for wind, PV and ocean sources, Power conversion for Electric Vehicles and Energy storage systems.

  • POWER MANAGEMENT CONTROL STRATEGY OF BATTERY¿¿?SUPERCAPACITOR HYBRID ENERGY STORAGE SYSTEM USED IN ELECTRIC VEHICLES

    Energy storage and power management are two critical factors to the performance of various electric vehicles (EV), including pure, hybrid, and plug¿¿?in hybrid EVs. This chapter focuses on the state¿¿?of¿¿?the¿¿?art technologies of hybrid energy storage systems (HESS) for EVs, mainly in power management strategy. It analyzes low¿¿?level hybrid topologies of hybrid system. The chapter discusses high¿¿?level supervisory control between battery and supercapacitor. It describes the advantages and disadvantages of four commonly used hybrid structures for EVs. Effective management of power flow via optimal use of supercapacitor bank and battery pack and via an efficient power flow controller are the key to achieving high performance. The chapter investigates some power management strategies from both time domain control and frequency domain control to improve system efficiency, battery life cycle, and robustness of the hybrid system. A power management strategy based on wavelet transform algorithm has proved effective in dealing with the transient phenomena in load power demand.

  • Introduction

    With ever-increasing concern on energy diversification, energy efficiency, and environmental protection, electric vehicles (EVs), including pure electric vehicle (PEV), hybrid electric vehicle (HEV), and fuel-cell electric vehicle (FEV) are becoming attractive for road transportation. This chapter discusses the classification of EVs. In general, EVs are classified as the PEV, HEV, and FEV types on the basis of their energy sources and the propulsion devices. Currently, the conventional HEV has been commercially available and widely accepted as an energy-efficient and environment-friendly vehicle, while the PEV is becoming commercially available and tagged with a zero-emission label. The chapter presents key technologies for various types of EVs, with emphasis on their emerging research activities. Among them, the motor drive technology is most actively developed in recent years where there are many innovations and advancements in the design, analysis, and control of motor drives.

  • LITHIUM¿¿?ION BATTERY MANUFACTURING FOR ELECTRIC VEHICLES: A CONTEMPORARY OVERVIEW

    Battery electric vehicles (BEVs) fall into one of the following four categories: hybrid electric vehicle (HEV), plug¿¿?in electric vehicle (PHEV), extended range electric vehicle (EREV), and pure BEV. This chapter reviews different formats and structures of Li¿¿?ion battery cells, modules, and packs in BEVs. It focuses on the characteristics relevant to the joining, assembly, and packaging rather than the battery chemistries, functions, and performances. A number of BEV manufactures use pouch cells for lightweighting, better volumetric energy density, and high spatial efficiency. The chapter reviews a few selected joining technologies that are pertinent to Li¿¿?on battery cell and pack manufacturing, that is, ultrasonic welding, resistance welding, laser welding, wire bonding, and mechanical joining. It discusses the advantages and limitations as well as the applications in major BEVs. The chapter also discusses the battery manufacturing processes and particularly the joining processes. The chapter focuses on the manufacturing processes most relevant to BEVs in today's marketplace.



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