An optimized drive system for electric vehicles

CIM Bulletin, Vol. 75, No. 838, 1982

J. MORTON, Research Director Cableform Limited Cheshire, England

This paper describes an alternative method of vehicle control which uses a micro-processor to control the field current and armature voltage concurrently. The field tests carried out and the conclusions drawn from the basis of the paper.
Keywords: Equipment, Vehicles, Electric vehicles, Drive systems, Motors, Control systems, Power, Energy.