Next Article in Journal
Development of High Power Anode Material for Automotive Li-ion Batteries
Previous Article in Journal
Economic Assessment of Different Air-conditioning and Heating Systems for Electric City Buses Based on Comprehensive Energetic Simulations
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

Air Conditioning System Sizing for Pure Electric Vehicle

General Motors Korea Company, 199-1 Cheongcheon-Dong, Bupyeong-Gu, Incheon, Korea 403-714
*
Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.
World Electr. Veh. J. 2015, 7(3), 407-413; https://doi.org/10.3390/wevj7030407
Published: 25 September 2015
PDF [584 KB, uploaded 18 May 2018]

Abstract

Emission standards have grown increasingly stricter, consequently triggering greater interest in issues surrounding environmental pollution. The customer needs for green car without toxic exhaust gas has also become natural and it is represented by pure EV (Electric Vehicle). However, the driving range of EV suffers from A/C (Air Conditioning) for occupant comfort especially in very hot or cold weather. Therefore, the sizing of A/C system is more important than the case of conventional internal combustion engine vehicle. Specifically, EV consumes electric power of battery pack in order to control the comfortability of passenger compartment due to not only the absence of engine heat rejection for interior heating, but no working power of compressor from engine for interior cooling. Therefore, energy consumption for cabin cooling/heating must be optimized for the energy efficiency of EV. In this paper, we concentrate on the refrigerating system sizing because indoor air temperature in hot weather is more sensitive to passenger’s thermal comfort.
Keywords: electric vehicle; refrigeration system; e-Thermal; electric compressor; driving range electric vehicle; refrigeration system; e-Thermal; electric compressor; driving range
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

Song, B.; Kwon, J.; Kim, Y. Air Conditioning System Sizing for Pure Electric Vehicle. World Electr. Veh. J. 2015, 7, 407-413.

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