Electric and Hybrid Vehicles: Technologies, Modeling and Control - A Mechatronic Approach

Electric and Hybrid Vehicles: Technologies, Modeling and Control - A Mechatronic Approach

by Amir Khajepour, M. Saber Fallah, Avesta Goodarzi
     
 

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There is significant demand for an understanding of the fundamentals, technologies, and design of electric and hybrid electric vehicles and their components from researchers, engineers and graduate students. This book is based on the authors’ current research in vehicle systems and includes chapters on vehicle propulsion systems, the fundamentals of vehicle

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There is significant demand for an understanding of the fundamentals, technologies, and design of electric and hybrid electric vehicles and their components from researchers, engineers and graduate students. This book is based on the authors’ current research in vehicle systems and includes chapters on vehicle propulsion systems, the fundamentals of vehicle dynamics, EV and HEV technologies, chassis systems, steering control systems, and state, parameter and force estimations. The book is highly illustrated, and examples are given throughout the book based on real applications and challenges in the automotive industry.

  • Designed to help a new generation of engineers master the principles of, and further advances in, hybrid vehicle technology
  • Takes a mechatronics approach to the study of electric and hybrid electric vehicles, appealing to mechanical and electrical engineering interests
  • Responds to the increase in demand of universities offering courses in newer electric vehicle technologies
  • Includes examples of real applications and challenges in the automotive industry with problems and solutions

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“This is a valuable resource for libraries serving upper-level undergraduate engineering students and practicing professionals in automotive-related industries. Summing Up: Highly recommended. Upper-level undergraduates and above.”  (Choice, 1 December 2014)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118341513
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/28/2014
Series:
Wiley Desktop Editions Series
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.00(d)

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