Simulation and field-testing of hybrid ultra-capacitor/battery energy storage systems for electric and hybrid-electric transit vehicles

Joel Robert Anstrom, Benjamin Zile, Kandler Smith, Heath Hofmann, Amit Batra

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Abstract

This paper investigates the use of ultra-capacitors combined with batteries as an improved energy storage system for electric, hybrid electric, and hybrid fuel cell transit vehicles. A demonstrator hybrid electric vehicle with an ultra-capacitor system was constructed and used to validate simulations. Results suggest a significant reduction in peak currents experienced by the battery pack in drive cycles with a high number of starts and stops.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationTwentieth Annual IEEEApplied Power ElectronicsConference and Exposition, APEC 2005
Pages491-497
Number of pages7
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2005
Event20th Annual IEEEApplied Power ElectronicsConference and Exposition, APEC 2005 - Austin, TX, United States
Duration: Mar 6 2005Mar 10 2005

Publication series

NameConference Proceedings - IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition - APEC
Volume1

Other

Other20th Annual IEEEApplied Power ElectronicsConference and Exposition, APEC 2005
CountryUnited States
CityAustin, TX
Period3/6/053/10/05

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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