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Fast Battery Charge Controller for Electrical Vehicle

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International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Year of Publication: 2019
Authors:
Dinesh D. Gaikwad, Nikita P. Joshi, Pournima D. Gaikwad
10.5120/ijca2019918302

Dinesh D Gaikwad, Nikita P Joshi and Pournima D Gaikwad. Fast Battery Charge Controller for Electrical Vehicle. International Journal of Computer Applications 181(38):4-6, January 2019. BibTeX

@article{10.5120/ijca2019918302,
	author = {Dinesh D. Gaikwad and Nikita P. Joshi and Pournima D. Gaikwad},
	title = {Fast Battery Charge Controller for Electrical Vehicle},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	issue_date = {January 2019},
	volume = {181},
	number = {38},
	month = {Jan},
	year = {2019},
	issn = {0975-8887},
	pages = {4-6},
	numpages = {3},
	url = {http://www.ijcaonline.org/archives/volume181/number38/30280-2019918302},
	doi = {10.5120/ijca2019918302},
	publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
	address = {New York, USA}
}

Abstract

As the green technology increases in popularity, more and more electric vehicles (EVs) of all kinds from electric scooters to cars to buses and cargo trucks will grace the roads. Electronic designers will be challenged to provide systems that can be adapted to a wide variety of different types to charge batteries fast. The key considerations that are best suited to meeting the challenges of fast charging systems. To make a device charge faster, either boost the amperage or vary the voltage in order to increase the amount of potential energy going to a device. This paper addresses the design of a new DC Fast Charge controller for EVs by using microcontroller based dc-dc converter, which provides both option either boost current or vary voltage. The proposed solution decreases the charging time of EVs and facilitates the integration of fast chargers in existing battery charging method.

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Keywords

DC fast charging, dc-dc converter, Microcontroller.