0

Full Content is available to subscribers

Subscribe/Learn More  >

Modeling of a Fuel Cell Hybrid Electric Vehicle

[+] Author Affiliations
Ryan A. Van Tiem, Craig J. Hoff, K. Joel Berry

Kettering University, Flint, MI

Paper No. FUELCELL2005-74139, pp. 641-648; 8 pages
doi:10.1115/FUELCELL2005-74139
From:
  • ASME 2005 3rd International Conference on Fuel Cell Science, Engineering and Technology
  • 3rd International Conference on Fuel Cell Science, Engineering and Technology
  • Ypsilanti, Michigan, USA, May 23–25, 2005
  • Conference Sponsors: Nanotechnology Institute
  • ISBN: 0-7918-3764-5 | eISBN: 0-7918-3757-2
  • Copyright © 2005 by ASME

abstract

This paper explains the method by which a small “Neighborhood” fuel cell hybrid electric vehicle (FCHEV) was modeled using Matlab/Simulink and validated using National Instruments Data Acquisition equipment and a chassis dynamometer. The vehicle is a modified four-passenger Global Electric Motorcar (GEM), which was designed for city or neighborhood operation where maximum speed limits do not exceed 35 mph. The stock 72-Volt shunt wound GE motor is powered by six 12-Volt Trojan lead-acid batteries. The vehicle was converted to a FCHEV by integrating a Ballard Nexa™ fuel cell module and a Spectrodyne Systems DC-DC converter. These devices act as a constant current range extending supplemental power source. The goals of the creation of the model include predicting motor and battery performance while driving under transient conditions and predicting the range of the vehicle while using one or several fuel cell stacks.

Copyright © 2005 by ASME

Figures

Tables

Interactive Graphics

Video

Country-Specific Mortality and Growth Failure in Infancy and Yound Children and Association With Material Stature

Use interactive graphics and maps to view and sort country-specific infant and early dhildhood mortality and growth failure data and their association with maternal

NOTE:
Citing articles are presented as examples only. In non-demo SCM6 implementation, integration with CrossRef’s "Cited By" API will populate this tab (http://www.crossref.org/citedby.html).

Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging and repositioning the boxes below.

Related eBook Content
Topic Collections

Sorry! You do not have access to this content. For assistance or to subscribe, please contact us:

  • TELEPHONE: 1-800-843-2763 (Toll-free in the USA)
  • EMAIL: asmedigitalcollection@asme.org
Sign In