Predicting the impact of automotive power electronics topology on e-powertrain performance

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Accelerate inverter technology choice and thermal design innovation for improved efficiency and reliability

Automotive power electronics topology
Automotive power electronics topology

Power electronics modules for vehicle propulsion play an important role in the success of automotive electrification. OEMs are looking for new technologies and innovations to get the optimal power conversion efficiency set by the performance requirements. Decisions need to integrate the variety of circuit topologies and semiconductor technologies (SiC MOSFET, Sis, etc.) to provide the appropriate voltage levels, as well as the appropriate thermal management system (might it be cold plate, double-side or liquid pin cooling). The combination of those elements will impact the vehicle’s performance during integration with regards to reliability, energy consumption, power and thermal safety. Hence, it is critical to explore the design space early in the development cycle and avoid later performance failure.

This webinar introduces how a continuous digital thread will enable you to explore design possibilities, assess performance levels from component choices to integration, and make the right decisions weighting performances, energy consumption and thermal safety.

Comparing different wide-bandgap (WBG) semiconductors and inverter’s thermal management systems

In this webinar, we explain how to:

  • Run thermal and electrical characterization of an electric vehicle’s inverter
  • Integrate Reduced Order Models of the inverter into integrated vehicle simulation platform
  • Assess the impact of different semiconductors, inverter cooling system, voltage levels on vehicle performance

About the speakers

Byron Blackmore

Product Manager, Siemens Digital Industries Software

Byron is a Product Manager for the Simcenter Flotherm product line at Siemens Digital Industries Software. Byron received a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Technical University of Nova Scotia in 1998 and a Master’s degree from the University of Alberta in 2000.

Romain Nicolas

业务开发人员, Siemens Digital Industries Software

罗曼负责重型装备部门的系统仿真工作。他于 2011 年开始他的职业生涯,担任沃尔沃集团的控制系统工程师。在沃尔沃,他研发了一种控制算法验证平台,作为系统负责人带领团队完成了几个项目并担任过敏捷软件开发人员。 他拥有巴黎航空技术与汽车制造高等学院机械工程专业学历以及法国石油研究院的理科硕士学位。