Hybrid Gasoline-Electric Vehicle Development

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This book chronicles recent advances in hybrid vehicle technologies and looks ahead to future hybrid vehicle development, with a focus on hybrid vehicles with electrical energy storage systems and potential synergies provided by the electric power. Intended for those involved in all aspects of hybrid vehicle design and development, this book is an invaluable resource for practicing engineers, managers, students, and those with an interest in this promising technology. Editor John M. German, a recognized expert in hybrid technology from American Honda Motor Company, closely examines the technological and commercial facets of hybrid systems. Featuring 31 landmark SAE technical papers plus articles from Automotive Engineering International magazine from 1998 through 2004, this book provides the most comprehensive information available on topics including power performance and fuel economy; powertrain architecture and controls integration; urban, military, and commercial applications; battery technologies; and energy management, control, and recovery strategies. Hybrid activities at companies such as DaimlerChrysler, Delphi, Ford, General Motors, Honda, Nissan, Toyota, Eaton, FedEx, and the U.S. Army Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command are included. Sections include:
  • Introduction
  • Hybrid Production Vehicles
  • Heavy-Duty and Military Applications
  • Future Directions
  • Hybrid Systems Components
  • Integration and Software
  • Hybrid Synergies
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    • 2005-04-04
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    • Published by SAE International with a Product Code of PT-117, ISBN of 978-0-7680-1500-3, and 370 pages in a softbound binding. 27 Papers   See List
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