US Patent No. 11,071,240

POWER CONVERTING APPARATUS


Patent No. 11,071,240
Issue Date July 20, 2021
Title Power Converting Apparatus
Inventorship Yun Ho Kim, Seoul (KR)
Assignee Hyundai Motor Company, Seoul (KR) Kia Motors Corporation, Seoul (KR)

Claim of US Patent No. 11,071,240


1. A power converting apparatus comprising:a capacitor including a plurality of cells;
power converters separately disposed on opposite sides of the capacitor;
a first cooler including a plurality of cooling tubes through which cooling water flows, located between the capacitor and the power converters, the first cooler cooling the capacitor and the power converters by being brought into surface contact with the capacitor and the power converters; and
a housing in which the capacitor, the power converters, and the first cooler are assembled,
wherein the first cooler includes:a first cooling tube and a second cooling tube that are located on the opposite sides of the capacitor; and
a third cooling tube configured such that the first cooling tube and the second cooling tube communicate with each other, the third cooling tube contacting a surface of the capacitor arranged between the opposite sides of the capacitor, and

wherein the first cooling tube and the second cooling tube are each arranged between the capacitor and the power converters.