Posts By: Charged EVs

How to choose the right aluminum electrolytic capacitor for EV DC-link applications

Aluminum and hybrid polymer electrolytic capacitors have become an important part of most high-efficient electrical designs for xEV DC-link applications. These capacitor solutions have high ripple current capability and compactness helping to optimize the mechanical options required to develop DC/DC converters with higher performance. Join this session at the Charged Virtual Conference on EV Engineering… Read more »

Learn about next-generation BMS architectures for EVs

While the adoption of electromobility is rapidly increasing in our day-to-day life, the development of batteries and their Battery Management Systems (BMS) continues to be further optimized for safety, cost, manufacturing and other key parameters. NXP Semiconductors closely monitors the global xEV BMS trends and contributes to their evolution by tailoring devices for the upcoming… Read more »

How to design adaptable Li-ion packs for changing EV safety regulations: Getting ahead of thermal runaway

Increasing global adoption of EVs is putting the spotlight on safety features for these next-generation vehicles. There are some inherent risks involved with the use of lithium-ion batteries, as instability in one cell/battery can increase the temperature of the cell and create an explosion and/or fire, causing irreparable damage. Considering the presence of many cells… Read more »

Comparison of next-generation EV motors: Induction, IPM-SRM, Axial-Flux Air-Core

At the Charged Virtual Conference on EV Engineering October 18-21, 2021 Infinitum Electric will present a comparison of three common EV motor topologies, including induction, IPM-SRM, and axial-flux air-core. Join this session for a deep dive dedicated to: Understanding how each of the three motor topologies functions Explanation of how each motor performs with air… Read more »

Learn about testing EV and EVSE interoperability and conformance

Join this session at the Charged Virtual Conference on EV Engineering this Fall to learn more about testing interoperability of EVs and charging infrastructure. EV and EV supply equipment (EVSE) manufacturers and providers are striving to reach that magical tipping point where range, charging time, availability, safety and price come together to help EVs become… Read more »

New sessions announced for Fall 2021 Charged Virtual Conference EV Engineering

The next free-to-attend Charged Virtual Conference on EV Engineering will be broadcast October 18 – 21, 2021, and the first batch of session topics is out now. The conference content will span the EV engineering supply chain and ecosystem including motor and power electronics design and manufacturing, cell development, battery systems, testing, powertrains, thermal management,… Read more »

Today’s Webinar: Simplified EV battery and fuel cell testing with regenerative DC loads

Simplified, cost-effective testing of EV batteries and fuel cells with regenerative DC electronic loads, and bidirectional DC power supplies that incorporate them, can return up to 96% of the energy absorbed by the load to the power grid. This energy-conscious approach to test saves utility costs and HVAC costs, reduces cooling fan size and noise,… Read more »