Next Article in Journal
Development of a Micro-Hybrid System for a Three-Wheeled Motor Taxi
Previous Article in Journal
Sorting Through the Many Total-Energy-Cycle Pathways Possible with Early Plug-In Hybrids
Article Menu

Article Versions

Export Article

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.
Open AccessArticle

Component Design of x-EVs using Virtual Integrated Development Environment

1
School of Mechanical Engineering, Sungkyunkwan University, Suwon-Si, Korea
2
Intelligent Vehicle Technology R&D Division, Korea Automotive Technology Institute, Chonan, Korea
*
Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.
World Electr. Veh. J. 2013, 6(2), 437-444; https://doi.org/10.3390/wevj6020437
Published: 28 June 2013
PDF [1250 KB, uploaded 18 May 2018]

Abstract

In this study, component design of x-EVs was performed using virtual integrated development environment (VIDE). First, component library was developed for various components such as the engine, motor, battery and transmission. Vehicle performance simulator of x-EVs was developed using MATALB SimDriveline, which consists of the powertrain system and control system. Experiment and commercial software were used for the validation. A virtual environment was developed using the 3D rendering tool to simulate the road, buildings, traffic, signal system and weather. Using the VIDE, EV range and acceleration performance for various x-EVs were evaluated to design the battery and motor specifications. In addition, an electric heater was selected as an example and its performance at the vehicle level was investigated using the VIDE. It is expected that the VIDE can be used in component design for x-EVs.
Keywords: x-EV; component design; virtual integrated development environment (VIDE) x-EV; component design; virtual integrated development environment (VIDE)
This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited (CC BY 4.0).
SciFeed

Share & Cite This Article

MDPI and ACS Style

Ma, C.; Shin, H.; Lee, S.; Song, M.; Park, J.; Jeong, C.; Hwang, S.; Suh, M.; Jeong, K.; Kim, H. Component Design of x-EVs using Virtual Integrated Development Environment. World Electr. Veh. J. 2013, 6, 437-444.

Show more citation formats Show less citations formats

Article Metrics

Article Access Statistics

1

Comments

[Return to top]
World Electr. Veh. J. EISSN 2032-6653 Published by MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland RSS E-Mail Table of Contents Alert
Back to Top