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Modern Electric Vehicle Technology : Monographs in Electrical and Electronic Engineering - C.C. Chan

Modern Electric Vehicle Technology

Monographs in Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Hardcover Published: 10th October 2001
ISBN: 9780198504160
Number Of Pages: 320

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Modern Electric Vehicle Technology covers multidisciplinary aspects of electric vehicles (EVs), and is written for a wide coverage of readers including students, researchers, engineers and administrators. This book is probably the first comprehensive reference book on electric vehicles that includes the following distinct features; It concisely and precisely reviews the state of the art of EV technology and the historical development of EVs, presents the engineering philosophy of electric vehicles. Identifies new configurations, concepts and classifications of modern EV and hybrid EV (HEV) systems. Provides in-depth discussions on electric propulsion systems, emerging EV energy sources and latest EV auxiliaries. Presents the concept of system level simulation and a dedicated EV simulator for system optimisation. and discusses the key issues relating to commercialisation and implementation of EVs.

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"In the last few decades the EV has, as it were, made noises off stage and been glimpsed occasionally peeking round the curtain as if assessing the audience. Chan and Chau are unabashed entusiasts for the EV. Their backstage work has been assiduous and careful over the last 20 years. They are
part of a relatively small but growing corps of automotive engineers sensing that the audience may be ready."--Power Engineering Journal

1: Engineering Philosophy of EV Developments 2: EV and HEV Developments 3: EV Systems 4: HEV Systems 5: Electric Propulsion 6: Energy Sources 7: EV Auxiliaries 8: EV Simulation 9: EV Infrastructure 10: Energy, environment and economy

ISBN: 9780198504160
ISBN-10: 0198504160
Series: Monographs in Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 320
Published: 10th October 2001
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.03 x 16.61  x 2.16
Weight (kg): 0.52