Title

Light-Weight Fuel Cell-Battery Hybrid Vehicle Demonstration Project

Document Type

Conference Proceeding

Abstract

This paper describes the conversion of a lightweight pure electric vehicle into a hybrid fuel cell-battery vehicle. Integration of the two power sources, including the installation of a DC-DC converter for regulating the desired operating voltage and controlling the power supplied by the fuel cell, is presented in sufficient detail. The desired performance of the modified vehicle - that is where the fuel cell provides relatively steady power while the battery bank provides peak power - is illustrated by field measurements under different operating conditions.

Disciplines

Electro-Mechanical Systems | Energy Systems | Mechanical Engineering | Transportation

Comments

Conference held: Taormina, 23-26 May 2006

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