Structural Battery Composites in Electric Vehicle Design

Examensarbete för masterexamen

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Type: Examensarbete för masterexamen
Master Thesis
Title: Structural Battery Composites in Electric Vehicle Design
Authors: Rangarajan, Rishab
Abstract: Multi-functional materials is the new venture for the automotive industry in terms of light-weighting. However, due to the infancy of this technology the adoption of these materials still has to be evaluated. A holistic design must be adopted to effectively utilise the multi-functional capabilities of the material unlike current design methodologies. Currently, the structural and electrical requirements for an electric vehicle are outlined and evaluated individually. In this research, a framework for evaluating the feasibility on a holistic level is built. The feasibility is based on the total driving range of the vehicle as well as the ability to contribute to the structural integrity of a vehicle.
Keywords: Produktion;Materialteknik;Production;Materials Engineering
Issue Date: 2018
Publisher: Chalmers tekniska högskola / Institutionen för industri- och materialvetenskap
Chalmers University of Technology / Department of Industrial and Materials Science
URI: https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12380/256368
Collection:Examensarbeten för masterexamen // Master Theses



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