Year 2020, Volume 4 , Issue 2, Pages 63 - 72 2020-09-30

Detailed simulation of regenerative braking of BLDC motor for electric vehicles

Hayati MAMUR [1] , Alper Kağan CANDAN [2]

Reducing the use of fossil fuels is among the targets of the countries. Because they are likely to run out in the future and cause greenhouse gas emissions to the environment. One of the causes of greenhouse gas emissions is fossil fuel vehicles. The fossil-fueled vehicles can be replaced by electric vehicles. Electric vehicles have lower fuel costs due to the high efficiency of electric motors compared to internal combustion engines. The inadequacy in the batteries and the lack of charging stations require these vehicles to be used within certain distances. One of the ways to increase the distance is the regenerative braking of brushless direct current (BLDC) motors, which makes it re-usable when the vehicle is braking. This study presents a detailed simulation of the operation of a BLDC motor both as a motor and as a generator with regenerative braking by using Matlab/Simulink program. According to a simulation scenario, an energy recovery of 0.35% was achieved.

BLDC motor, electric vehicle, regenerative breaking, simulation
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Primary Language en
Subjects Engineering
Journal Section Research Articles

Orcid: 0000-0001-7555-5826
Author: Hayati MAMUR (Primary Author)
Country: Turkey

Orcid: 0000-0003-0320-7317
Author: Alper Kağan CANDAN

Supporting Institution Manisa Celal Bayar Üniversitesi
Project Number 2019-003
Thanks This work was supported by Research Project Coordination Unit of The Manisa Celal Bayar University (Project Number: 2019-003).

Publication Date : September 30, 2020

APA Mamur, H , Candan, A . (2020). Detailed simulation of regenerative braking of BLDC motor for electric vehicles . Bilge International Journal of Science and Technology Research , 4 (2) , 63-72 . DOI: 10.30516/bilgesci.646901