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EV Battery Performance in the Desert Area and Development of a New Drive Cycle for Arizona

Abstract Commercial Li-ion cells (18650: Li4Ti5O12 anodes and LiCoO2 cathodes) were subjected to simulated Electric Vehicle (EV) conditions using various driving patterns such as aggressive driving, highway driving, air conditioning load, and normal city driving. The particular drive schedules originated from the Environment Protection Agency (EPA), including the SC-03, UDDS, HWFET, US-06 drive schedules, respectively. These drive schedules have been combined into a custom drive cycle, named the AZ-01 drive schedule, designed to simulate a typical commute in the state of Arizona. The battery cell cycling is conducted at various temperature settings (0, 25, 40, and 50 °C). At 50 °C, under the AZ-01 drive schedule, a severe inflammation was observed i... (more)
Created Date 2018
Contributor Abdelhay, Reem (Author) / Kannan, Arunachala Mada (Advisor) / Wishart, Jeffrey (Committee member) / Nam, Changho (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Energy / Engineering / Arizona weather / Capacity degradation / Drive schedule / Electric Vehicle / Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy / Lithium Titanite
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 47 pages
Language English
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Note Masters Thesis Engineering 2018
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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