Modern Electric Vehicle Technology

Author: C. C. Chan

Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

ISBN:

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 300

View: 733

A comprehensive and up-to-date reference book on modern electric vehicle technology, which covers the engineering philosophy, state-of-the-art technology, and commercialisation of electrical vehicles.

Advanced Battery Management Technologies for Electric Vehicles

Author: Rui Xiong

Publisher: Wiley

ISBN:

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 400

View: 487

A comprehensive examination of advanced battery management technologies and practices in modern electric vehicles Policies surrounding energy sustainability and environmental impact have become of increasing interest to governments, industries, and the general public worldwide. Policies embracing strategies that reduce fossil fuel dependency and greenhouse gas emissions have driven the widespread adoption of electric vehicles (EVs), including hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs), pure electric vehicles (PEVs) and plug-in electric vehicles (PHEVs). Battery management systems (BMSs) are crucial components of such vehicles, protecting a battery system from operating outside its Safe Operating Area (SOA), monitoring its working conditions, calculating and reporting its states, and charging and balancing the battery system. Advanced Battery Management Technologies for Electric Vehicles is a compilation of contemporary model-based state estimation methods and battery charging and balancing techniques, providing readers with practical knowledge of both fundamental concepts and practical applications. This timely and highly-relevant text covers essential areas such as battery modeling and battery state of charge, energy, health and power estimation methods. Clear and accurate background information, relevant case studies, chapter summaries, and reference citations help readers to fully comprehend each topic in a practical context. Offers up-to-date coverage of modern battery management technology and practice Provides case studies of real-world engineering applications Guides readers from electric vehicle fundamentals to advanced battery management topics Includes chapter introductions and summaries, case studies, and color charts, graphs, and illustrations Suitable for advanced undergraduate and graduate coursework, Advanced Battery Management Technologies for Electric Vehicles is equally valuable as a reference for professional researchers and engineers.

Modern Electric, Hybrid Electric, and Fuel Cell Vehicles

Fundamentals, Theory, and Design, Second Edition

Author: Mehrdad Ehsani

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN:

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 557

View: 250

Air pollution, global warming, and the steady decrease in petroleum resources continue to stimulate interest in the development of safe, clean, and highly efficient transportation. Building on the foundation of the bestselling first edition, Modern Electric, Hybrid Electric, and Fuel Cell Vehicles: Fundamentals, Theory, and Design, Second Edition updates and expands its detailed coverage of the vehicle technologies that offer the most promising solutions to these issues affecting the automotive industry. Proven as a useful in-depth resource and comprehensive reference for modern automotive systems engineers, students, and researchers, this book speaks from the perspective of the overall drive train system and not just its individual components. New to the second edition: A case study appendix that breaks down the Toyota Prius hybrid system Corrections and updates of the material in the first edition Three new chapters on drive train design methodology and control principles A completely rewritten chapter on Fundamentals of Regenerative Braking Employing sufficient mathematical rigor, the authors comprehensively cover vehicle performance characteristics, EV and HEV configurations, control strategies, modeling, and simulations for modern vehicles. They also cover topics including: Drive train architecture analysis and design methodologies Internal Combustion Engine (ICE)-based drive trains Electric propulsion systems Energy storage systems Regenerative braking Fuel cell applications in vehicles Hybrid-electric drive train design The first edition of this book gave practicing engineers and students a systematic reference to fully understand the essentials of this new technology. This edition introduces newer topics and offers deeper treatments than those included in the first. Revised many times over many years, it will greatly aid engineers, students, researchers, and other professionals who are working in automotive-related industries, as well as those in government and academia.

Modern Electric, Hybrid Electric, and Fuel Cell Vehicles, Third Edition

Author: Mehrdad Ehsani

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN:

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 546

View: 827

The book deals with the fundamentals, theoretical bases, and design methodologies of conventional internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles, electric vehicles (EVs), hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs), and fuel cell vehicles (FCVs). The design methodology is described in mathematical terms, step-by-step, and the topics are approached from the overall drive train system, not just individual components. Furthermore, in explaining the design methodology of each drive train, design examples are presented with simulation results.

Electric Vehicle Technology Explained

Author: James Larminie

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 344

View: 150

Fully updated throughout, Electric Vehicle Technology, SecondEdition, is a complete guide to the principles, design andapplications of electric vehicle technology. Including all thelatest advances, it presents clear and comprehensive coverage ofthe major aspects of electric vehicle development and offers anengineering-based evaluation of electric motor scooters, cars,buses and trains. This new edition includes: important new chapters on types of electric vehicles, includingpickup and linear motors, overall efficiencies and energyconsumption, and power generation, particularly for zero carbonemissions expanded chapters updating the latest types of EV, types ofbatteries, battery technology and other rechargeable devices, fuelcells, hydrogen supply, controllers, EV modeling, ancillary systemdesign, and EV and the environment brand new practical examples and case studies illustrating howelectric vehicles can be used to substantially reduce carbonemissions and cut down reliance on fossil fuels futuristic concept models, electric and high-speed trains anddevelopments in magnetic levitation and linear motors an examination of EV efficiencies, energy consumption andsustainable power generation. MATLAB® examples can be found on the companion website ahref="http://www.wiley.com/go/electricvehicle2e"www.wiley.com/go/electricvehicle2e/a Explaining the underpinning science and technology, this book isessential for practicing electrical, automotive, power, control andinstrumentation engineers working in EV research and development.It is also a valuable reference for academics and students inautomotive, mechanical, power and electrical engineering.

Electric Vehicles

Technology, Policy and Commercial Development

Author: Joao Vitor Fernandes Serra

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN:

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 224

View: 515

Modern electric vehicles (EVs) are well suited to most people's general transport needs. Despite this, their adoption at a large scale has been grindingly slow. What are the reasons for this? Unlike most books which focus on the technical aspects of EV performance, this guide sets out the commercial and political barriers to their increased use and lays out the ways in which these barriers can be overcome. It begins by charting the rise of the internal combustion engine, and detailing the problems associated with it which are driving efforts to electrify transportation. It goes on to introduce readers to the main EV technologies and examines the key issue of energy storage and recharging infrastructure. The remaining chapters explore the cost-effectiveness of electric mobility, the differing adoption trajectories by which EVs may come to increase in prominence, and the way in which policy can be tailored to encourage this rise. The book covers industrialized and emerging economy contexts, the latter of which have the greatest opportunities – and most urgent need – to take the EV development route. Requiring no specialist engineering knowledge to understand and written in an engaging, accessible style, this is a valuable primer and resource for people in business, policy or study who are keen to understand, encourage and capitalize on the transition to electric mobility.

Hybrid Electric Vehicles

Principles and Applications with Practical Perspectives

Author: Chris Mi

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 472

View: 738

Modern Hybrid Electric Vehicles provides vital guidance to help a new generation of engineers master the principles of and further advance hybrid vehicle technology. The authors address purely electric, hybrid electric, plug-in hybrid electric, hybrid hydraulic, fuel cell, and off-road hybrid vehicle systems. They focus on the power and propulsion systems for these vehicles, including issues related to power and energy management. They concentrate on material that is not readily available in other hybrid electric vehicle (HEV) books such as design examples for hybrid vehicles, and cover new developments in the field including electronic CVT, plug-in hybrid, and new power converters and controls. Covers hybrid vs. pure electric, HEV system architecture (including plug-in and hydraulic), off-road and other industrial utility vehicles, non-ground-vehicle applications like ships, locomotives, aircrafts, system reliability, EMC, storage technologies, vehicular power and energy management, diagnostics and prognostics, and electromechanical vibration issues. Contains core fundamentals and principles of modern hybrid vehicles at component level and system level. Provides graduate students and field engineers with a text suitable for classroom teaching or self-study.

Electric and Hybrid Cars

A History

Author: Curtis Darrel Anderson

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN:

Category: Transportation

Page: 189

View: 130

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 Vehicle Integration into Modern Power Networks

Author: Rodrigo Garcia-Valle

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN:

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 325

View: 146

Electric Vehicle Integration into Modern Power Networks provides coverage of the challenges and opportunities posed by the progressive integration of electric drive vehicles. Starting with a thorough overview of the current electric vehicle and battery state-of-the-art, this work describes dynamic software tools to assess the impacts resulting from the electric vehicles deployment on the steady state and dynamic operation of electricity grids, identifies strategies to mitigate them and the possibility to support simultaneously large-scale integration of renewable energy sources. New business models and control management architectures, as well as the communication infrastructure required to integrate electric vehicles as active demand are presented. Finally, regulatory issues of integrating electric vehicles into modern power systems are addressed. Inspired by two courses held under the EES-UETP umbrella in 2010 and 2011, this contributed volume consists of nine chapters written by leading researchers and professionals from the industry as well as academia.

Chaos in Electric Drive Systems

Analysis, Control and Application

Author: K. T. Chau

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:

Category: Science

Page: 288

View: 449

In Chaos in Electric Drive Systems: Analysis, Control and Application authors Chau and Wang systematically introduce an emerging technology of electrical engineering that bridges abstract chaos theory and practical electric drives. The authors consolidate all important information in this interdisciplinary technology, including the fundamental concepts, mathematical modeling, theoretical analysis, computer simulation, and hardware implementation. The book provides comprehensive coverage of chaos in electric drive systems with three main parts: analysis, control and application. Corresponding drive systems range from the simplest to the latest types: DC, induction, synchronous reluctance, switched reluctance, and permanent magnet brushless drives. The first book to comprehensively treat chaos in electric drive systems Reviews chaos in various electrical engineering technologies and drive systems Presents innovative approaches to stabilize and stimulate chaos in typical drives Discusses practical application of chaos stabilization, chaotic modulation and chaotic motion Authored by well-known scientists in the field Lecture materials available from the book's companion website This book is ideal for researchers and graduate students who specialize in electric drives, mechatronics, and electric machinery, as well as those enrolled in classes covering advanced topics in electric drives and control. Engineers and product designers in industrial electronics, consumer electronics, electric appliances and electric vehicles will also find this book helpful in applying these emerging techniques. Lecture materials for instructors available at www.wiley.com/go/chau_chaos