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World Electric Vehicle Journal is published by MDPI from Volume 9 issue 1 (2018). Articles in this Issue were published by The World Electric Vehicle Association (WEVA) and its member the European Association for e-Mobility (AVERE), the Electric Drive Transportation Association (EDTA), and the Electric Vehicle Association of Asia Pacific (EVAAP). They are hosted by MDPI on mdpi.com as a courtesy and upon agreement with AVERE.
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Double Protection Charger for Li-Ion Battery

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Computer Science and Information Engineering, Ching Yun University, No. 229, Jiansing Rd., Jhongli City, Taoyuan County 32097, Taiwan
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Chung-Shan Institute of Science & Technology, Electronic Systems Research Division, P.O. Box 90008-22-17, Lung-Tan, Taoyuan County 32599, Taiwan
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Chung-Shan Institute of Science & Technology, System Development Center, Room 301, No. 566, Lane 134, Longyuan Rd., Lung-Tan, Taoyuan County 325, Taiwan
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World Electr. Veh. J. 2010, 4(2), 379-385; https://doi.org/10.3390/wevj4020379
Published: 25 June 2010
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Abstract

A low cost battery charger is introduced in this paper. The charging feature meets the requirement of a Li-Ion rechargeable cell designed for electric vehicles and manufactured by E company. The charger is capable of constant current/constant voltage charging strategy, double over current/voltage protection and automatically offloaded with a sound alarm when the charging current is smaller than about 40mA. A detail circuit diagram and its operation principle are proposed and some experimental results are also given. All devices used in the charger circuit are very common and easily purchased. Because of its simple structure only a few modifications are needed to make one’s own specific charger.
Keywords: battery charger; lithium ion; battery battery charger; lithium ion; battery
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Lu, S.-T.; Chen, R.-H.; Sie, W.-T.; Liu, K.-C. Double Protection Charger for Li-Ion Battery. World Electr. Veh. J. 2010, 4, 379-385.

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