Abstract

An on-board electric vehicle battery charger capable of accepting AC or DC inputs in the range of 12 to 260 volts is described. The charger provides near-unity power factor and high efficiency for routine charging from AC sources, but can also be used to tap other sources of power in the event of an emergency.

Meeting Name

10th Annual Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition, 1995. APEC '95

Department(s)

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Keywords and Phrases

12 to 260 V; AC Inputs; AC Sources; DC Inputs; Battery Chargers; Electric Vehicle Batteries; Electric Vehicles; Emergency Battery Charging; High Efficiency; Near-Unity Power Factor; Power Convertors; Power Factor Correction; Secondary Cells; Universal Power Converter

Document Type

Article - Conference proceedings

Document Version

Final Version

File Type

text

Language(s)

English

Rights

© 1995 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), All rights reserved.

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