Dataset on the power dissipated by rolling resistance of a prototype photovoltaic electric vehicle while varying the mass.
An electric vehicle requires an ample amount of power to function smoothly. The development of this generator aims to cater to the energy requirements of remote areas. The vehicle is equipped with electric motors that possess a power of 3000 W and are integrated into the rear wheels, allowing efficient movement. In order to move, the generator must overcome several types of resistance with rolling resistance being one of them. The calculation of rolling resistance incorporates the traction coefficient, which takes into consideration the inflation pressure. Furthermore, the rolling coefficient, resulting from the local deformation of the tyre under load at the wheels, produces a resistive torque causing power dissipation. An experimental electric vehicle protocol was employed to collect data, enabling the recording of various speeds and corresponding powers.