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Constantin C Stancu, Mark L Selogie: Multiple inverter system with single controller and related operating method. GM Global Technology Operations, October 2, 2007: US07277304 (83 worldwide citation)

A multiple DC-to-AC inverter system, which is suitable for an electric or hybrid vehicle application, includes a plurality of inverters controlled by a single controller. One example embodiment includes four three-phase inverters driving one six-phase motor, where the output of the first inverter is ...


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Constantin C Stancu, Mark L Selogie: Multiple inverter system with single controller and related operating method. GM Global Technology Operations, May 13, 2008: US07372712 (83 worldwide citation)

Methods for controlling a multiple DC-to-AC inverter system, which is suitable for an electric or hybrid vehicle application, are disclosed. In one embodiment, if an inverter fails or suffers from degraded performance (faulty inverter), the faulty inverter is disabled and drive signals to a healthy ...


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Mark D Korich, Konstantinos Triantos, Mark L Selogie: Vehicle inverter assembly with cooling channels. GM Global Technology Operations, Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz P C, May 4, 2010: US07710723 (33 worldwide citation)

An inverter assembly for a vehicle includes a housing, a first inverter, and a second inverter. The housing comprises a plurality of walls. The plurality of walls form an inlet for cooling fluid to enter the housing, an outlet for the cooling fluid to exit the housing, and a channel, and a channel f ...


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Mark D Korich, David Tang, Mark L Selogie: Low inductance interconnect device for a power capacitor component. GM Global Technology Operations, Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz P C, March 15, 2011: US07907385 (13 worldwide citation)

Systems and apparatus are provided for capacitor segments for use in a vehicle. A capacitor segment comprises an inner conductor configured to receive a first potential and having a generally L-shaped longitudinal cross-section. An outer conductor is configured to receive a second potential, and is ...


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David Tang, Brian A Welchko, Silva Hiti, Mark L Selogie: Protection for permanent magnet motor control circuits. GM Global Technology Operations, January 26, 2010: US07652858 (12 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus are provided for protecting a motor control circuit in a permanent magnet electric motor system. The permanent magnet electric motor system includes a permanent magnet electric motor having a predetermined number of windings corresponding to the phases of the permanent magnet e ...


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Constantin C Stancu, Robert T Dawsey, Mark L Selogie: Systems and methods for multiple source power conversion. GM Global Technology Operations, Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz P C, May 3, 2011: US07936083 (8 worldwide citation)

An embodiment of a system for multiple source power conversion is implemented in a vehicle that includes an alternating current (AC) power source and first and second direct current (DC) power sources. The system includes an inverter, a DC-to-DC converter, and a controller. The controller receives e ...


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Alex Thompson, Mark D Korich, Mark L Selogie, Keming Chen: Integrated thermal and electrical connection system for power devices. GM Global Technology Operations, July 1, 2008: US07393236 (8 worldwide citation)

An electrical system as described herein is suitable for use in an electric or hybrid vehicle. The electrical system includes electrical devices, such as power transistors, coupled to an electrically and thermally conductive bus bar. The respective nodes of the electrical devices are coupled to the ...


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Mark D Korich, Young Doo, David Tang, Mark L Selogie: Interface assemblies for use with inverters of vehicles. GM Global Technology Operations, Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz P C, October 6, 2009: US07597560 (7 worldwide citation)

An interface assembly for an inverter of a vehicle includes an interface, a plurality of busbars, a communication medium, and a clip. The interface is for communicating with one or more vehicle systems outside of the interface assembly. The plurality of busbars are configured to receive and transpor ...


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Mark D Korich, Mark L Selogie, Constantin C Stancu: Snap in high power, high current connector with integrated EMI filtering. GM Global Technology Operations, April 28, 2009: US07525825 (4 worldwide citation)

A filter assembly is provided which includes a Faraday cage interface. Electrical noise is filtered by the Faraday cage interface. The Faraday cage interface is configured to prevent passage of electromagnetic waves.


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Gholamreza Esmaili, Konstantinos Triantos, Constantin C Stancu, Larry A Hagerty, David Tang, Mark L Selogie, Mark D Korich: Low inductance busbar. GM Global Technology Operations, Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz P C, June 5, 2012: US08193449 (4 worldwide citation)

A busbar assembly for an inverter module has a power module, a capacitor module with at least one capacitor, and a battery all interconnected by a busbar. The busbar includes a base busbar portion that is electrically coupled to the battery and a branch busbar portion that extends from the base busb ...