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Electric/Hybrid Vehicles: Alternative Powerplants, Energy Management, and Battery Technology

  • Special Publication
  • SP-1284
  • ISBN 0-7680-0040-8
Published August 15, 1997 by SAE International in United States
Electric/Hybrid Vehicles: Alternative Powerplants, Energy Management, and Battery Technology
Sector:
Language:
  • English
Pages:
  • 84 pages
The collection of papers in this publication addresses some possible directions for cars of the next century. Complete contents include: low-emission range extender for electric vehicles; a high frequency electronic equalizer for EV and HEV batteries; advances in accumulator car design; impacts on diverse driving cycles on electric and hybri electrive vehicle performance; the energy flow management and battery energy capacity determination for the drive train of electrically peaking hybrid vehicle; thermophotovoltaic generation of power for use in a series hybrid vehicle; quasi-isothermal expansion engines for liquid nitrogen automotive propulsion; viking 29 - a thermophotovoltaic hybrid vehicle designed and built at Wester Washington University; and development of a liquid fueled PEMFC power plant for a hybrid transit bus.