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A Practical Approach in Design and Fabrication of Solar-Powered Four-Wheeled Electric Vehicle

  • S. Gobhinath
  • S. Boobalan
  • R. Ashwin
  • Jan Meshach
  • K. Rajkumar
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 626)

Abstract

In the twenty-first century transportation, industry has undergone rapid changes, with the advent of electric vehicles (EV), and the world is moving towards a clean and green future. The electric vehicles depend on electrical energy from coal-powered power plants for their charging; this dilemma has sought the attention of researchers and engineers to look out for a cleaner technology to power up the batteries. One of the possible solutions is solar-powered electric vehicle (SPEV); the solar-powered EV can self-charge its batteries without any turbulence caused to the environment. This paper enumerates multifarious design and fabrication strategies involved in building a practical off-road four-wheeled solar-powered electric vehicle.

Keywords

Solar panels BLDC motor Maximum power point tracking algorithm (MPPT) Battery management system (BMS) Solar-powered electric vehicle (SPEV) Electric vehicles (EV) 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Gobhinath
    • 1
  • S. Boobalan
    • 1
  • R. Ashwin
    • 2
  • Jan Meshach
    • 1
  • K. Rajkumar
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Electrical and ElectronicsSri Krishna College of Engineering &TechnologyCoimbatoreIndia
  2. 2.Department of Mechatronics EngineeringSri Krishna College of Engineering &TechnologyCoimbatoreIndia
  3. 3.Department of Electrical EngineeringNational Institute of TechnologyTrichyIndia

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