Split converter-fed SRM drive for flexible charging in EV/HEV applications

Hu, Yihua, Gan, Chun, Cao, Wenping, Li, Chushan and Finney, Stephen J. (2015). Split converter-fed SRM drive for flexible charging in EV/HEV applications. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, 62 (10), pp. 6085-6095.

Abstract

Electric vehicles (EVs) and hybrid EVs are the way forward for green transportation and for establishing low-carbon economy. This paper presents a split converter-fed four-phase switched reluctance motor (SRM) drive to realize flexible integrated charging functions (dc and ac sources). The machine is featured with a central-tapped winding node, eight stator slots, and six rotor poles (8/6). In the driving mode, the developed topology has the same characteristics as the traditional asymmetric bridge topology but better fault tolerance. The proposed system supports battery energy balance and on-board dc and ac charging. When connecting with an ac power grid, the proposed topology has a merit of the multilevel converter; the charging current control can be achieved by the improved hysteresis control. The energy flow between the two batteries is balanced by the hysteresis control based on their state-of-charge conditions. Simulation results in MATLAB/Simulink and experiments on a 150-W prototype SRM validate the effectiveness of the proposed technologies, which may provide a solution to EV charging issues associated with significant infrastructure requirements.

Publication DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/TIE.2015.2426142
Divisions: Engineering & Applied Sciences
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Published Date: 2015-10
Authors: Hu, Yihua
Gan, Chun
Cao, Wenping ( 0000-0002-8133-3020)
Li, Chushan
Finney, Stephen J.

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