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Evaluation of cyclic battery ageing for railway vehicle application

Sigle, Sebastian and Kaimer, Stefan and Dittus, Holger and Barai, Anup and McGordon, Andrew and Widanage, W. Dhammika (2017) Evaluation of cyclic battery ageing for railway vehicle application. The 30th International Electric Vehicle Symposium, 9.-11. Okt. 2017, Stuttgart, Deutschland.

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Abstract

Mobile transportation systems rely heavily on hydrocarbon based internal combustions engines (ICE) as the prime mover of vehicles. For rail applications electrification of the route provides an opportunity to improve efficiency and eliminate local emissions at point of use. However, route electrification is not always cost effective for secondary routes which see lower passenger volumes and less frequent trains; there is therefore an increasing interest in railway vehicles being equipped with energy storage based propulsion systems. Most of the railway vehicles that use an electrical traction energy storage system are at a prototype stage. Therefore, long-term real life data for the behaviour of traction batteries is not available up to now. The study presented in this paper describes ageing characterisation of two battery chemistries (Nickel-Manganese-Cobalt (NMC) and Lithium-Iron-Phosphate (LFP)) for representative rail duty cycles. Test bench trials are performed to represent roughly 1500 h of battery operation. A Battery Only and a Hybrid Energy Storage System case are considered.

Item URL in elib:https://elib.dlr.de/114721/
Document Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Speech)
Title:Evaluation of cyclic battery ageing for railway vehicle application
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of AuthorsAuthors ORCID iD
Sigle, SebastianSebastian.Sigle (at) dlr.dehttps://orcid.org/0000-0003-1533-2043
Kaimer, Stefanstefan.kaimer (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Dittus, HolgerHolger.Dittus (at) dlr.dehttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-3981-5560
Barai, AnupWMG, University of Warwick, CoventryUNSPECIFIED
McGordon, AndrewWMG, University of Warwick, CoventryUNSPECIFIED
Widanage, W. DhammikaWMG, University of Warwick, CoventryUNSPECIFIED
Date:October 2017
Refereed publication:Yes
Open Access:Yes
Gold Open Access:No
In SCOPUS:No
In ISI Web of Science:No
Status:Published
Keywords:Batteriealterung, Lithium-Batterie, Schienenfahrzeug, Supercap, Hybridfahrzeug
Event Title:The 30th International Electric Vehicle Symposium
Event Location:Stuttgart, Deutschland
Event Type:international Conference
Event Dates:9.-11. Okt. 2017
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport
HGF - Program:Transport
HGF - Program Themes:Terrestrial Vehicles (old)
DLR - Research area:Transport
DLR - Program:V BF - Bodengebundene Fahrzeuge
DLR - Research theme (Project):V - Next Generation Train III (old)
Location: Stuttgart
Institutes and Institutions:Institute of Vehicle Concepts > Vehicle Energy Concepts
Deposited By: Sigle, Sebastian
Deposited On:21 Nov 2017 14:20
Last Modified:31 Jul 2019 20:12

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