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SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PROVIDING POWER TO A LOAD BASED UPON A CONTROL STRATEGY

United States Patent Application

*** PATENT GRANTED ***
20120126755
8,614,564
A1
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Systems and methods are provided for an electrical system. The electrical system includes a load, an interface configured to receive a voltage from a voltage source, and a controller configured to receive the voltage from the voltage source through the interface and to provide a voltage and current to the load. Wherein, when the controller is in a constant voltage mode, the controller provides a constant voltage to the load, when the controller is in a constant current mode, the controller provides a constant current to the load, and when the controller is in a constant power mode, the controller provides a constant power to the load
PERISIC, MILUN (TORRANCE, CA), KAJOUKE, LATEEF A. (SAN PEDRO, CA), RANSOM, RAY M. (BIG BEAR CITY, CA)
GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS, INC. (DETROIT MI)
12/ 949,439
November 18, 2010
STATEMENT REGARDING FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH OR DEVELOPMENT [0001] This invention was made with Government support under Agreement No. DE-FC26-07NT43123, awarded by the United States Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in this invention.