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Title: Modeling and design of an electric all-terrain vehicle
Authors: Chevrefils, Adam R.
Supervisor: Filizadeh, Shaahin (Electrical and Computer Engineering)
Examining Committee: Gole, Ani (Electrical and Computer Engineering) Anderson, John (Computer Science)
Graduation Date: February 2009
Keywords: Electric Vehicle
Simulation
Prototype
All-Terrain Vehicle
Issue Date: 15-Jan-2009
Abstract: This thesis describes and evaluates the conversion of a conventional gasoline powered all-terrain vehicle (ATV) to an electric ATV. Preliminary studies are performed to obtain initial power and torque requirements for the vehicle. A detailed simulation model of the mechanical load is written and compared to manufacturer supplied data. The load model is then combined with a comprehensive electronic drive and motor simulation using an electromagnetic transient simulation program (PSCAD). A prototype of the vehicle is constructed by selecting the main components, an electric traction motor, batteries and a custom motor drive, using the simulation results. The results of both the simulation and prototypes are compared and evaluated.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1993/3113
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