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Electric and Hybrid Vehicle Design Studies

  • Special Publication
  • SP-1243
  • ISBN 1-56091-955-8
Published February 24, 1997 by SAE International in United States
Electric and Hybrid Vehicle Design Studies
  • English
  • 156 pages
This publication documents international developments in engine technology, fuel technology, and system integration for series and parallel hybrid vehicles. Contents include: energy consumption study for a hybrid electric vehicle; development of a lithium-ion battery systems for Evs; traction batteries - their effects on electric vehicle performance; the flywheel battery containment problem; EV battery life extension in field testing; single shaft parallel hybrid drive system; prime moves for series hybrid vehicles; analysis of the fuel economy benefit of drivetrain hybridization; and advanced engine drivetrain control system; and the capstone turbogenerator as an alternative power source.