Battery Startup MapleSim Model - Battery Startup S-Function - MapleSim Model Gallery

Battery Startup

This model simulates the startup of an internal combustion engine. The model is primarily divided into three parts: battery, alternator, and engine.

The battery model consists of two coupled components: A thermal component and an electrical component. The power losses in the electrical component are fed into the thermal component and cause a rise in temperature. The thermal component provides the operating temperature to the electrical component, which affects the performance of the battery.

A simple alternator model is used to simulate a typical peripheral device load and to provide a charge back into the battery. The engine subsystem models the crankshaft, conrods and pistons, the cam shafts and valve train. This gives a detailed model of the inertial forces that the starter motor experiences during the startup cycle.
Close

This Model Requires MapleSim

If you do not have MapleSim, contact us to arrange a short, live demonstration with a MapleSim product expert, where you will:


  • See how this model operates
  • Learn how it was developed
  • Discover how it can be modified to fit your requirements
Request a Live Demo

If you have a copy of MapleSim available, you can download the model here:

Download the Model
Close

Request an S-Function

MapleSim Models can be readily exported as royalty-free S-functions. To request the S-function corresponding to this model, please fill in the form below.


Model: Battery Startup
Industry:

Submitting form...

Thank you for requesting the S-Function. Your request has been received and you can expect to hear from us shortly. Close Window
Oops! There was a problem. Try again later Close Window
Model Images
  • BatteryStartup The IC engine startup is simulated and the resulting plots can be seen alongside the 3-D visualization.
  • plots Simulation results showing battery characteristics and starter crank speed.
MapleSim Video
Video not available in this browser.
Simulink is a registered trademark of The MathWorks, Inc.