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Thermal Management Solutions of Lithium-Ion Energy Storage Batteries for xEV Deployment in North India

  • Mohd Yaqzan
  • Yasser Rafat
  • Sheikh Abdullah
  • Mohammad Saad Alam
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 487)

Abstract

The Government is pushing the automotive industry in India to make a move towards hybrid and electric vehicles in future. Li-ion batteries have a higher energy density compared to lead acid batteries, which makes them better for portable applications. Furthermore, they offer 40–50% battery weight reduction and 20–30% volume reduction. The major obstacle in their implementation is large heat generation during operation. Hence, there is a need for an efficacious thermal management system. The air-cooled battery thermal management technique is in its preliminary stage. The area of liquid cooling is untouched, at least for EVs under Indian conditions. The battery thermal management technology with application in xEVs is evolving worldwide, but not much research is done pertaining to varying Indian environmental conditions. The study presented here aims at reviewing the previous works and points out the difficulties in implementing the present solutions. The first step is the problem identification where several environmental and loading conditions will be identified keeping in mind the Indian user. Next, will be the characterization of these conditions on the basis of load, conditions of road and environment. Last step will be process optimization by providing design and cooling solutions for thermal management taking into account the Indian scenario. Through this study, we want to identify the problem, characterize the situation and then attempt to provide a viable techno-commercial solution tailored for Indian scenario.

Keywords

Lithium-ion Thermal management Electric vehicles Nanoparticles Indian scenario BMS Liquid cooling 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mohd Yaqzan
    • 1
  • Yasser Rafat
    • 1
  • Sheikh Abdullah
    • 1
  • Mohammad Saad Alam
    • 1
  1. 1.CARET, Aligarh Muslim UniversityAligarhIndia

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