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Title: System for cooling hybrid vehicle electronics, method for cooling hybrid vehicle electronics

The invention provides a single radiator cooling system for use in hybrid electric vehicles, the system comprising a surface in thermal communication with electronics, and subcooled boiling fluid contacting the surface. The invention also provides a single radiator method for simultaneously cooling electronics and an internal combustion engine in a hybrid electric vehicle, the method comprising separating a coolant fluid into a first portion and a second portion; directing the first portion to the electronics and the second portion to the internal combustion engine for a time sufficient to maintain the temperature of the electronics at or below 175.degree. C.; combining the first and second portion to reestablish the coolant fluid; and treating the reestablished coolant fluid to the single radiator for a time sufficient to decrease the temperature of the reestablished coolant fluid to the temperature it had before separation.
Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1409816
Assignee:
UCHICAGO ARGONNE, LLC (Chicago, IL) ANL
Patent Number(s):
9,826,666
Application Number:
14/596,415
Contract Number:
AC02-06CH11357
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2015 Jan 14
Research Org:
Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING; 33 ADVANCED PROPULSION SYSTEMS

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