Electric and Hybrid Vehicles

Author: Tom Denton
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317552512
Format: PDF, ePub
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The first book on electric and hybrid vehicles (EVs) written specifically for automotive students and vehicle owners Clear diagrams, photos and flow charts outline the charging infrastructure, how EV technology works, and how to repair and maintain hybrid and electric vehicles Optional IMI online eLearning materials enable students to study the subject further and test their knowledge Full coverage of IMI Level 2 Award in Hybrid Electric Vehicle Operation and Maintenance, IMI Level 3 Award in Hybrid Electric Vehicle Repair and Replacement, IMI Accreditation, C&G and other EV/Hybrid courses. The first book on electric and hybrid vehicles (endorsed by the IMI) starts with an introduction to the market, covering the different types of electric vehicle, costs and emissions, and the charging infrastructure, before moving on to explain how hybrid and electric vehicles work. A chapter on electrical technology introduces learners to subjects such as batteries, control systems and charging which are then covered in more detail within their own chapters. The book also covers the maintenance and repair procedures of these vehicles, including fault finding, servicing, repair and first-responder information. Case studies are used throughout to illustrate different technologies.

Hybrid Electric Vehicles

Author: Chris Mi
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 111897056X
Format: PDF, Docs
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The latest developments in the field of hybrid electric vehicles Hybrid Electric Vehicles provides an introduction to hybrid vehicles, which include purely electric, hybrid electric, hybrid hydraulic, fuel cell vehicles, plug-in hybrid electric, and off-road hybrid vehicular systems. It focuses on the power and propulsion systems for these vehicles, including issues related to power and energy management. Other topics covered include hybrid vs. pure electric, HEV system architecture (including plug-in & charging control and hydraulic), off-road and other industrial utility vehicles, safety and EMC, storage technologies, vehicular power and energy management, diagnostics and prognostics, and electromechanical vibration issues. Hybrid Electric Vehicles, Second Edition is a comprehensively updated new edition with four new chapters covering recent advances in hybrid vehicle technology. New areas covered include battery modelling, charger design, and wireless charging. Substantial details have also been included on the architecture of hybrid excavators in the chapter related to special hybrid vehicles. Also included is a chapter providing an overview of hybrid vehicle technology, which offers a perspective on the current debate on sustainability and the environmental impact of hybrid and electric vehicle technology. Completely updated with new chapters Covers recent developments, breakthroughs, and technologies, including new drive topologies Explains HEV fundamentals and applications Offers a holistic perspective on vehicle electrification Hybrid Electric Vehicles: Principles and Applications with Practical Perspectives, Second Edition is a great resource for researchers and practitioners in the automotive industry, as well as for graduate students in automotive engineering.

Electric and Hybrid Cars

Author: Curtis Darrel Anderson
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 9780786418725
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Presents an illustrated history of electric and hybrid cars produced during the early twentieth century, the companies that built them, political and environmental aspects, marketing strategies, and general attitude by consumers.

Electric and Hybrid Vehicles

Author: Iqbal Husain
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1439811784
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Thoroughly updated to encompass the significant technological advances since the publication of the first edition, Electric and Hybrid Vehicles: Design Fundamentals, Second Edition presents the design fundamentals, component sizing, and systems interactions of alternative vehicles. This new edition of a widely praised, bestselling textbook maintains the comprehensive, systems-level perspective of electric and hybrid vehicles while covering the hybrid architectures and components of the vehicle in much greater detail. The author emphasizes technical details, mathematical relationships, and design guidelines throughout the text. New to the Second Edition New chapters on sizing and design guidelines for various hybrid architectures, control strategies for hybrid vehicles, powertrain component cooling systems, and in-vehicle communication methods New sections on modeling of energy storage components, tire-road force mechanics, compressed air-storage, DC/DC converters, emission control systems, electromechanical brakes, and vehicle fuel economy Reorganization of power electronics, electric machines, and motor drives sections Enhanced sections on mechanical components that now include more technical descriptions and example problems An emphasis on the integration of mechanical and electrical components, taking into account the interdisciplinary nature of automotive engineering As an advisor to the University of Akron’s team in the Challenge X: Crossover to Sustainable Mobility, Dr. Husain knows first-hand how to teach students both the fundamentals and cutting-edge technologies of the next generation of automotives. This text shows students how electrical and mechanical engineers must work together to complete an alternative vehicle system. It empowers them to carry on state-of-the-art research and development in automotive engineering in order to meet today’s needs of clean, efficient, and sustainable vehicles.

Electric and Hybrid Vehicles

Author: Amir Khajepour
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 111840310X
Format: PDF, Mobi
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An advanced level introductory book covering fundamentalaspects, design and dynamics of electric and hybrid electricvehicles There is significant demand for an understanding of thefundamentals, technologies, and design of electric and hybridelectric vehicles and their components from researchers, engineers,and graduate students. Although there is a good body of work in theliterature, there is still a great need for electric and hybridvehicle teaching materials. Electric and Hybrid Vehicles:Technologies, Modeling and Control – A MechatronicApproach is based on the authors’ current research invehicle systems and will include chapters on vehicle propulsionsystems, the fundamentals of vehicle dynamics, EV and HEVtechnologies, chassis systems, steering control systems, and state,parameter and force estimations. The book is highly illustrated,and examples will be given throughout the book based on realapplications and challenges in the automotive industry. Designed to help a new generation of engineers needing tomaster the principles of and further advances in hybrid vehicletechnology Includes examples of real applications and challenges in theautomotive industry with problems and solutions Takes a mechatronics approach to the study of electric andhybrid electric vehicles, appealing to mechanical and electricalengineering interests Responds to the increase in demand of universities offeringcourses in newer electric vehicle technologies

Electric and Hybrid Cars

Author: Curtis D. Anderson
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 0786457422
Format: PDF, Docs
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This illustrated history chronicles electric and hybrid cars from the late 19th century to today’s fuel cell and plug-in automobiles. It describes the politics, technology, marketing strategies, and environmental issues that have impacted electric and hybrid cars’ research and development. The important marketing shift from a “woman’s car” to “going green” is discussed. Milestone projects and technologies such as early batteries, hydrogen and bio-mass fuel cells, the upsurge of hybrid vehicles, and the various regulations and market forces that have shaped the industry are also covered.

Electric and Hybrid Vehicles

Author: Gianfranco Pistoia
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9780444535665
Format: PDF
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Electric and Hybrid Vehicles: Power Sources, Models, Sustainability, Infrastructure and the Market reviews the performance, cost, safety, and sustainability of battery systems for hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs) and electric vehicles (EVs), including nickel-metal hydride batteries and Li-ion batteries. Throughout this book, especially in the first chapters, alternative vehicles with different power trains are compared in terms of lifetime cost, fuel consumption, and environmental impact. The emissions of greenhouse gases are particularly dealt with. The improvement of the battery, or fuel cell, performance and governmental incentives will play a fundamental role in determining how far and how substantial alternative vehicles will penetrate into the market. An adequate recharging infrastructure is of paramount importance for the diffusion of vehicles powered by batteries and fuel cells, as it may contribute to overcome the so-called range anxiety."" Thus, proposed battery charging techniques are summarized and hydrogen refueling stations are described. The final chapter reviews the state of the art of the current models of hybrid and electric vehicles along with the powertrain solutions adopted by the major automakers. Contributions from the worlds leading industry and research experts Executive summaries of specific case studies Information on basic research and application approaches