Welcome to this installment of EE Classroom on High Voltage Power.
With the proliferation of HEV/EVs driving more practical 48 V electrical subsystems and the reliance on more stable and efficient power transmission lines grows, so does the need to create advanced high voltage designs. More complicated than traditional wiring in combustion-engine vehicles , high-voltage components require larger and appropriately shielded connectors, larger and heavier cables to handle the high power, and quick-charging systems.
In this classroom, you will learn the basics of high-voltage DC technology including techniques available to boost lower voltages. Tutorials will also guide you through the inner workings of battery management systems, the unique challenges of EV charging systems, and the benefits of high voltage DC transmission, converters, components, and systems.
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Charging electric vehicles, Part 1: The numbers
Vehicle electrical systems: Zero-to-sixty in 48 volts
Charging electric vehicles, Part 2: The connections
Charging EVs is a very different and more complex than for gas- or even diesel-powered IC vehicles.
A look at the hardware (which also involves software) needed to charge EVs.
48-V electrical systems will reduce CO2 emissions and make practical super-efficient electrical subsystems.
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