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    • A cost analysis of electric vehicle batteries second life businesses 

      Canals Casals, Lluc; Amante García, Beatriz; González Benítez, María Margarita (Asociación Española de Ingeniería de Proyectos (AEIPRO), 2014)
      Conference report
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      In the following years thousands of electric cars are expected to be sold. Knowing that these batteries are not useful anymore for traction services after they have lost a 20% of its capacity, there will be thousands of ...
    • A critical evaluation of cathode materials for lithium-ion electric vehicle batteries 

      Reinhardt, Robert; Amante García, Beatriz; Canals Casals, Lluc; Gassó Domingo, Santiago (2018)
      Conference lecture
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      There has been an intensive research and development focus on lithium-ion batteries, which have revolutionized the electric vehicle market due to the batteries’ high energy and power density, longer lifespan, and increased ...
    • Aging model for re-used electric vehicle batteries in second life stationary applications 

      Canals Casals, Lluc; Amante García, Beatriz; González Benítez, María Margarita (Springer, 2017-03-08)
      Part of book or chapter of book
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      This book gathers the best papers presented at the 19th International Congress on Project Management and Engineering, which was held in Granada, Spain in July 2015. It covers a range of project management and engineering ...
    • Are electric vehicle batteries being underused? A review of current practices and sources of circularity 

      Etxandi Santolaya, Maite; Canals Casals, Lluc; Montes Torre, Tomás; Corchero García, Cristina (2023-07-15)
      Article
      Open Access
      The increasing demand for Lithium-ion batteries for Electric Vehicle calls for the adoption of sustainable practices and a switch towards a circular economy-based system to ensure that the electrification of transportation ...
    • Assessing electric vehicles battery second life remanufacture and management 

      Canals Casals, Lluc; Amante García, Beatriz (River Publishers, 2016-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      Electric cars are entering into the automotive market. However, their prices are still expensive mostly due to the battery cost. Additionally, electric vehicle batteries are considered not useful for traction purposes after ...
    • Battery management system applied to ETSEIB Motorsport EV prototype 

      Godori Nogareda, Eduard (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-05-21)
      Master thesis
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      Covenantee:   ETSEIB Motorsport
    • Battery sharing: a feasibility analysis through simulation 

      Neroni, Mattia; Herrera Machado, Erika Magdalena; Juan, Angel A.; Panadero Martínez, Javier; Ammouriova, Majsa (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2023-04-11)
      Article
      Open Access
      Nowadays, several alternatives to internal combustion engines are being proposed in order to reduce CO2 emissions in freight transportation and citizen mobility. According to many experts, the use of electric vehicles ...
    • Cargador de batería para vehículos 

      Logroño Diéguez, Javier (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-06)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Este proyecto describe el proceso de diseño y simulación de un cargador de batería para vehículos eléctricos. Los primeros capítulos realizan un breve repaso a la historia del vehículo eléctrico. A continuación, se muestra ...
    • Charging/discharging process for electric vehicles: proposal and emulation 

      Barnola Sampera, Miquel; Heredero Peris, Daniel; Villafafila Robles, Roberto; Montesinos Miracle, Daniel; Bergas Jané, Joan Gabriel; Vidal Tejedor, Narcís (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      This paper proposes a charging/discharging process for electric vehicles according to mode 4, specifically based on the CHAdeMO protocol. These initiatives will enable acceptably fast charging of EVs. The proposal has been ...
    • Communications concerns for reused electric vehicle batteries in smart grids 

      Canals Casals, Lluc; Amante García, Beatriz (2016-09-16)
      Article
      Open Access
      Electric vehicles use 10 to 25 kWh batteries. After their use in cars, these batteries are still in good condition to be used for energy storage in stationary applications and smart grid systems at all stages: generation, ...
    • Convertidor bidireccional de potencia parcial con operación Vehicle-to-Grid para estaciones de carga semi-rápida 

      Pérez Garcia, Sònia (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-09-12)
      Master thesis
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      Covenantee:   Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María
      El crecimiento de la popularidad de los vehículos eléctricos, ha despertado un gran interés en nuevas formas de gestión de la energía. Un ejemplo es la tecnología Vehicle-to-Grid, que permite el flujo bidireccional de ...
    • Crash simulations of electric cars in the EVERSAFE project 

      Léost, Yann; Boljen, Matthias (CIMNE, 2015)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      This paper focuses on the passive safety part of the European project EVERSAFE, including cell level component tests as well as comprehensive simulations evaluating battery vulnerability. Partners involved in the passive ...
    • Critical evaluation of European Union legislation on the second use of degraded traction batteries 

      Reinhardt, Robert; Amante García, Beatriz; Canals Casals, Lluc; Gassó Domingo, Santiago (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2016)
      Conference report
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      Electric vehicles are one promising alternative towards a low carbon electric mobility future with less dependency on fossil fuels. The European Union automotive industry is a global leader but there currently exists ...
    • Diseño de un sistema de gestión de baterías para un battery pack de 48V 

      Solvas Navarro, Rosendo (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2015-06)
      Bachelor thesis
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      Covenantee:   Ficosa Electronics
    • El envejecimiento de las baterías de un vehículo eléctrico y cómo lo percibe el conductor 

      Canals Casals, Lluc; Amante García, Beatriz; Castellà Daga, Santiago (2016-03-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      The electric vehicle is steadily entering into the automotive market. Most of these vehicles are equipped with Li-ion batteries to store the electric energy. Despite of the fast charge and the autonomy range, one of the ...
    • Energy businesses from re-used electric vehicle batteries 

      Canals Casals, Lluc; Amante García, Beatriz; Castellà Daga, Santiago; Cruz Zambrano, Miguel (2015)
      Conference report
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      The energy and transportation sectors are responsible of the higher part of the greenhouse gas emissions in EU and the world. If the climate change is to be fought, a change in the paradigm should be done. The road ...
    • Environmental impact of public charging facilities for electric two-wheelers 

      Mendoza, Joan Manuel F.; Josa Garcia-Tornel, Alejandro; Rieradevall Pons, Joan; Gabarrell Durany, Xavier (2016-02)
      Article
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      The environmental characterization of the charging infrastructure required to operate electric vehicles (EVs) is usually overlooked in the literature. Only rudimentary life cycle inventories of EV charging facilities are ...
    • Estació de recàrrega de vehicles elèctrics d'ús personal 

      González Ceballos, Francisco Javier; Paredes Fajardo, Marco Tulio (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-10-29)
      Bachelor thesis
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    • Estació de recàrrega de vehicles elèctrics d'ús personal 

      Labricciosa Costa, Alessandro (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-02-03)
      Bachelor thesis
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    • Estudi i implantació punts de recàrrega per a vehicles elèctrics en aparcament soterrani del Centre Comercial Illa Diagonal 

      Fernández Rius, Irene (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2023-10-25)
      Bachelor thesis
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      El present treball consisteix en la realització d’un estudi per implementar punts de recàrrega per a vehicles elèctrics a la primera planta soterrani destinada a aparcament públic del centre comercial ILLA DIAGONAL, ...