Design of Multi-Input Bidirectional DC to DC Converter for Electric Vehicles with Regeneration Capability
T. Rampradesh1, C. Christober Asir Rajan2, E. Hemaavarthini3

1T. Rampradesh, Electrical & Electronics Engineering, IFET College of Engineering, Tamilnadu, India.
2C. Christober Asir Rajan, Professor/ Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Pondicherry Engineering College, India.
3E. Hemaavarthini, Electrical & Electronics Engineering, IFET College of Engineering, Tamilnadu, India.
Manuscript received on 28 August 2019. | Revised Manuscript received on 07 September 2019. | Manuscript published on 30 September 2019. | PP: 3968-3970 | Volume-8 Issue-11, September 2019. | Retrieval Number: I8250078919/2019©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijitee.I8250.0981119
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Abstract: A multi-input bidirectional dc to dc converter which can be implemented for electric vehicles is discussed in this paper. The importance of the converter depends on the phenomenon of backing up of regenerated power during braking. Three energy storage systems feed a common DC bus that interfaces the bidirectional DC/DC converter. Lack of energy supply to the electric vehicles due to less charging stations can be overcome by proposed converter. Any one of the energy storage system will be active throughout the operation of the vehicle and that the DC bus is continuously fed by a constant DC power. Pulse width modulation scheme is used to convert the available supply in the battery toe appropriate supply of the DC bus. The converter is tested by connecting a brushless DC motor to the output and the performance is analyzed with three modes of power transfer. The converter is designed in MATLAB/SIMULINK tool and the performance characteristics are discussed. Index Terms:
Keywords: Bidirectional dc/dc converter (BDC), multiple battery storage, hybrid electric vehicle.
Scope of the Article: Mechanical Design