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Title: Vehicle electrical system state controller

Abstract

A motor vehicle electrical power distribution system includes a plurality of distribution sub-systems, an electrical power storage sub-system and a plurality of switching devices for selective connection of elements of and loads on the power distribution system to the electrical power storage sub-system. A state transition initiator provides inputs to control system operation of switching devices to change the states of the power distribution system. The state transition initiator has a plurality of positions selection of which can initiate a state transition. The state transition initiator can emulate a four position rotary ignition switch. Fail safe power cutoff switches provide high voltage switching device protection.

Inventors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
International Truck Intellectual Property Company, LLC. Lisle, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1400255
Patent Number(s):
9,789,764
Application Number:
14/369,875
Assignee:
International Truck Intellectual Property Company, LLC DOEEE
DOE Contract Number:
EE0003303
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2012 Mar 07
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
24 POWER TRANSMISSION AND DISTRIBUTION; 33 ADVANCED PROPULSION SYSTEMS

Citation Formats

Bissontz, Jay E. Vehicle electrical system state controller. United States: N. p., 2017. Web.
Bissontz, Jay E. Vehicle electrical system state controller. United States.
Bissontz, Jay E. Tue . "Vehicle electrical system state controller". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1400255.
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