Patent Number: 8,717,761

Title: High-voltage apparatus and vehicle

Abstract: A high-voltage apparatus includes a battery device, a high-voltage control device, a housing, and a cooling structure. The cooling structure includes a first cooling channel to cool the battery device, a second cooling channel to cool the high-voltage control device, a connection channel connecting the first cooling channel to the second cooling channel, and a ventilator. The connection channel has a first opening portion connected to the first cooling channel, a second opening portion connected to the second cooling channel, and an inner flow path to communicate the first opening portion to the second opening portion. A sectional area of the first opening portion and a sectional area of the second opening portion are each set to be smaller than a sectional area of the inner flow path.

Inventors: Aoki; Kengo (Wako, JP), Ohkuma; Kanae (Wako, JP)

Assignee: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

International Classification: H05K 7/20 (20060101); B60N 2/44 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/06/12018