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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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DC Quick Charging Operation Assistant Development and Experiment in Taiwan

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Ship and Ocean Industries R&D Center, Marine Industrial Department, New Taipei City, Taiwan, R.O.C
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National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering
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National Taipei University of Technology, Institute of Mechatronic Engineering
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National Taipei University of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering
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World Electr. Veh. J. 2015, 7(4), 500-510; https://doi.org/10.3390/wevj7040500
Published: 28 December 2015
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Abstract

Electric Vehicle is widely used in passenger service gradually. It is a critical successful factor to have a sufficient electric energy supply. In order to solve the constraint of economical issue, the fast charging method can decrease the charging time such that the service time can be extended without dramatically increasing the battery numbers. This research develops a fast charging system which follows international regulation. The fast charging system includes a charging station simulation system, a battery loading simulation system, and a charging controller mounted on a fast charging vehicle. This system has completed connection tests with charging stations of ABB from Europe and Delta in Taiwan and also finished system verification with Japan HASETEC, which is a major company involving in CHAdeMO association affair. The developing charging controller undergoes several charging/discharging experiments for marine high capacity lithium ion battery module. The cells of the battery module still maintain reasonable balance status after charging process, which proves the developed charging controller of this research can safely and efficiently fast charge a lithium battery module via high voltage direct current. It is the goal for this research that promote adopting electric boat in touring water field for carbon emission reduction and water resource protection can be realized all at once.
Keywords: Electric boat; Li-Ion Battery; DC Quick Charging; CHAdeMO Electric boat; Li-Ion Battery; DC Quick Charging; CHAdeMO
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Chen, S.H.; Lin, H.H.; Hsu, K.P.; Hsu, H.Y.; Lin, C.H.; Fang, M.E.; Liao, Y.C.; Chou, S.K.; Chung, F. DC Quick Charging Operation Assistant Development and Experiment in Taiwan
. World Electr. Veh. J. 2015, 7, 500-510.

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