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Understanding the Tesla Model S Power Electronics

Join me on a trip via 74 feet (22.56 meters) of high voltage cable television via 10 various power electronic devices parts of a 2015 as well as later on Tesla Version S AWD.

0:00 Start
0:10 Introduction
0:50 Model S cords and typical elements
1:16 MUST SEE Orange cable core and also protecting
2:38 Common element 1 – The Charge Receptacle
4:00 The cost receptacle cable size (50 sq mm) compared to the Tesla Model 3 wire size (95 sq mm).
6:12 Common part 2 – The On-Board Charger Module (48A 11.52 kW).
7:48 Single Phase or three-phase power input ports.
10:10 The Interlock circuit.
11:50 See the inner parts and also links of the on-board charger.
12:28 MUST SEE The Air Conditioning power input course with the on-board battery charger.
12:55 Air Conditioning voltage needs to be boosted to ~ 400V.
13:39 The DC power result course via the on-board charger.
14:10 The DC power input course with the on-board charger.
When turbo charging the battery, 14:32 The DC contactors used.
15:47 A Safety Warning that must have gone to the beginning of the video clip.
16:54 The DC output from the on-board battery charger.
17:26 Common part 3 – The Rapid Splitter (Front Junction Box).
17:50 The link to the high voltage battery through the rapid splitter.
18:22 The function and also interior connections of the Rapid splitter.
22:20 The setting of the Rapid Splitter in the car under the rear seat.
22:50 Common element 4 – The rear electric motor inverter.
24:54 Summary of the high voltage components in the rear of the car.
25:48 MUST SEE Pyrofuse Pack booster cable tag and pyrotechnic fuse.
26:22 The basic 1300 amp fuse.
26:40 The 2000 amp pyrotechnic fuse as well as its inner components.
30:30 Why the battery fuse is needed.
31:45 The high voltage components as well as cables at the back of the automobile.
32:28 Common element 5 – The High Power Distribution Module (HPDM) (Front joint block).
33:20 See the 4 interior fuses and also circuit board inside the HPDM.
34:22 Another Interlock button.
34:48 The battery coolant heating unit control circuit.
35:48 The high voltage connections from the Rapid Splitter to the HPDM.
36:49 Common part 6 – The front electric motor inverter.
38:17 The NVH Mat covering the front Drive Unit and electric motor.
39:55 Common component 7 – The electrical air-conditioning compressor (40A Fuse).
41:23 Common part 8 – The 2500 Watt DC to DC converter (30 A Fuse).
42:05 DC to DC converter result of 178 amps at 14 volts.
43:03 the DC to DC converter bills the 12V battery.
44:16 Common part 9 – The high voltage battery coolant heating system (30 A Fuse regulated).
46:18 Common component 10 – The Positive Temperature Coefficient (PTC) Cabin Air Heater (40A Fuse).
48:18 The high voltage elements as well as cable televisions at the front of the lorry.
49:29 Almost all Electric Vehicles (EV) have the same usual components displayed in this video.
50:39 Additional EV training is available for you.
51:12 Wrap up and recap.

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