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Posts Tagged: Charged Virtual Conference on EV Engineering

Simplifying EV traction inverters emergency power supply architecture

The low voltage power architecture used in EV traction inverters drives control electronics and provides gate driver power for the main traction IGBTs/MOSFETs. It must also provide redundancy to meet ASIL requirements. This requirement represents a special challenge as it means the Emergency Power Supply (EPS) must operate from low voltage and high voltage sources… Read more »

Lower real EV inverter cost without compromising safety, quality, or test coverage

In the evolving world of eMobility one thing remains constant – the inverter is the heart and soul of electric vehicles. When it comes to testing inverters, the trend has been to pull tests further up the development cycle, using virtualization to simulate components at lower costs and test scenarios faster than in-vehicle field testing…. Read more »

Thermal runaway challenges in next-generation battery pack designs

The battery packs found in today’s EVs represent a significant advancement over those designs considered state of the art just a few years ago. As automotive OEMs drive to increasingly advance pack designs they are being asked to balance the desire for increased range and improved recharge time with growing government regulations focused on safety… Read more »

Breakthrough technologies in capacitor solutions for power electronics in EVs

Power capacitor technologies affect every vehicle and charger in the electromobility industry. Join this session at the Charged Virtual Conference on EV Engineering, presented by TDK Electronics, where we will discuss the latest breakthrough technologies in film, aluminum and ceramic capacitors solutions and show real-world case studies for power capacitor use in on- and off-board… Read more »

Increase EV range 5 to 12% by reducing losses using AI transistor control to increase switching speeds

Pre-Switch is pioneering AI to control power transistors in order to increase inverter switching speeds to new highs. This will reduce motor losses enabling greater EV range. So far, the company has demonstrated an Inverter efficiency of over 99.3% peak efficiency at 100kHz using low only 3 cost SiC 35mΩ MOSFETs. Join this session at… Read more »

Next-generation silicone solutions for EV battery safety

With the increase in EV adoption, manufacturers are facing numerous challenges when it comes to EV performance and safety. Join this session at the Charged Virtual Conference on EV Engineering, presented by Wacker, where we will review trends and challenges faced by manufacturers in EV design and how next-generation silicone solutions can improve both the… Read more »

How to accurately simulate batteries from detailed electrodes to the pack thermal management scale

Detailed understanding of battery technology and the underlying physics processes is necessary to design high-performance, durable, and safe batteries. Physics-based modeling is being used for building accurate simulations of batteries, incorporating different aspects through predefined physics-based interfaces, from detailed structures in a battery’s porous electrode to the battery pack scale, including thermal management systems. In… Read more »

Learn about modular e-motor platform optimization

Looking for a pioneering solution for complex design optimization challenges, ZF—a global technology company supplying systems for passenger cars, commercial vehicles, and industrial technology—partnered with Altair to implement a data-driven development and optimization strategy for e-motors. The collaborative work of ZF and Altair has resulted in a user-friendly optimization environment capable of handling the complex… Read more »

EV battery testing: Increase lab efficiency and minimize total cost of ownership

OEMs, battery designers and manufacturers, as well as test facilities, face increasing challenges in battery development, testing, and validation. Due to a growing number of devices under test (DUT), test laboratories for cells, modules or packs are becoming larger and more complex. There are many levers to increase efficiency and thus to minimize total cost… Read more »

How to select high-performance magnetics for EV applications

Advanced, high-performance magnetics are crucial components in the electromobility industry. Properly selected magnetics can help to improve efficiencies, provide lower losses and reduce operating temperatures to increase overall system and vehicle performance. Other magnetics are critical for managing EMC, gate drivers and general circuit management. Rapid development based on platform designs utilizing high-performance magnetic materials… Read more »