Document Type

Patent

Abstract

An apparatus connected to an energy storage device for powering an electric motor and optionally providing a warming function for the energy storage device is disclosed. The apparatus includes a circuit connected to the electric motor and the energy storage device for generating a current. The apparatus also includes a switching device operably associated with the circuit for selectively directing the current to one of the electric motor and the energy storage device.

Patent Country

US

Patent Number

US6882061

Publication Date

4-19-2005

Assignee(s)

DaimlerChrysler Corporation; The University of Toledo

Application Number

09/224467

Filing Date

December 1998

Primary Class

307/10.7

Secondary Class

219/209; 307/50

Rights

These materials are free of copyright restrictions and are in the public domain within the United States only. The USPTO reserves the right to assert copyright protection internationally.

Institution

The University of Toledo

Repository

University of Toledo Libraries

Digital Publisher

Digital Initiatives

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