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Energies 2016, 9(7), 512; doi:10.3390/en9070512

Inductive Power Transfer Systems for Bus-Stop-Powered Electric Vehicles

Department of Electrical Engineering, Chung Hua University, Hsinchu 30012, Taiwan
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Academic Editor: Chunhua Liu
Received: 20 February 2016 / Revised: 10 June 2016 / Accepted: 20 June 2016 / Published: 30 June 2016
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Wireless Rechargeable Sensor Networks)
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Abstract

This study presents an inductive power transfer (IPT) system for electric vehicles (EVs) based on EE-shaped ferrite cores. The issues of the IPT system such as efficiency, air gap, displacement, dislocation, and motion are discussed. Furthermore, finite element analysis software is utilized to simulate the IPT system operated under large air gap conditions. Simulation and measurement results are presented to validate the performance of the proposed scheme and meet the requirements for bus-stop-powered EVs. View Full-Text
Keywords: inductive power transfer; bus-stop-powered; electric vehicles inductive power transfer; bus-stop-powered; electric vehicles
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Hou, C.-C.; Chang, K.-Y. Inductive Power Transfer Systems for Bus-Stop-Powered Electric Vehicles. Energies 2016, 9, 512.

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