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

Book Description

An advanced level introductory book covering fundamental aspects, design and dynamics of electric and hybrid electric vehicles

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. Although there is a good body of work in the literature, there is still a great need for electric and hybrid vehicle teaching materials. Electric and Hybrid Vehicles: Technologies, Modeling and Control - A Mechatronic Approach is based on the authors' current research in vehicle systems and will include 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 will be given throughout the book based on real applications and challenges in the automotive industry.

  • Designed to help a new generation of engineers needing to master the principles of and further advances in hybrid vehicle technology

  • Includes examples of real applications and challenges in the automotive industry with problems and solutions

  • 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

  • Table of Contents

    1. Cover
    2. Title Page
    3. Copyright
    4. Dedication
    5. Preface
    6. Acknowledgments
    7. Chapter 1: Introduction to Vehicle Propulsion and Powertrain Technologies
      1. 1.1 History of Vehicle Development
      2. 1.2 Internal Combustion Engine Vehicles (ICEVs)
      3. 1.3 Vehicle Emission Control Technologies
      4. 1.4 Vehicles with Alternative Fuels
      5. 1.5 Powertrain Technologies
      6. 1.6 Transmission Systems
      7. 1.7 Drivetrain and Differentials
      8. Problems
      9. References
    8. Chapter 2: Electric and Hybrid Powertrain Technologies
      1. 2.1 Introduction
      2. 2.2 Battery Electric Vehicles (BEVs)
      3. 2.3 Fuel-Cell Electric Vehicles (FCEVs)
      4. 2.4 Hybrid Electric Vehicles
      5. 2.5 Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles (PHEVs)
      6. 2.6 Hybrid Hydraulic Vehicles (HHVs)
      7. 2.7 Pneumatic Hybrid Vehicles (PHVs)
      8. 2.8 Power/Energy Management Systems
      9. 2.9 Summary
      10. Problems
      11. References
    9. Chapter 3: Body and Chassis Technologies and Design
      1. 3.1 Introduction
      2. 3.2 General Configuration of Automobiles
      3. 3.3 Body and Chassis Fundamentals
      4. 3.4 Different Types of Structural Systems
      5. 3.5 Body and Chassis Materials
      6. 3.6 Specific Considerations in Body and Chassis Design of Electric and Hybrid Electric Vehicles
      7. 3.7 The Chassis Systems of Electric and Hybrid Electric Vehicles
      8. Problems
      9. References
    10. Chapter 4: Vehicle Dynamics Fundamentals
      1. 4.1 Introduction
      2. 4.2 Concepts and Terminology
      3. 4.3 Vehicle Kinematics
      4. 4.4 Tire Mechanics and Modeling
      5. Problems
      6. References
    11. Chapter 5: Modelling and Characteristics of EV/HEV Powertrains Components
      1. 5.1 Introduction
      2. 5.2 ICE Performance Characteristics
      3. 5.3 Electric Motor Performance Characteristics
      4. 5.4 Battery Performance Characteristics
      5. 5.5 Transmission and Drivetrain Characteristics
      6. 5.6 Regenerative Braking Characteristics
      7. 5.7 Driving Cycles
      8. Problems
      9. References
    12. Chapter 6: Modeling and Analysis of Electric and Hybrid Electric Vehicles' Propulsion and Braking
      1. 6.1 Introduction
      2. 6.2 The Longitudinal Dynamics Equation of Motion
      3. 6.3 Vehicle Propulsion Modeling and Analysis
      4. 6.4 Vehicle Braking Modeling and Analysis
      5. Problems
    13. Chapter 7: Handling Analysis of Electric and Hybrid Electric Vehicles
      1. 7.1 Introduction
      2. 7.2 Simplified Handling Models
      3. 7.3 Comprehensive Handling Model of EVs and HEVs
      4. Problems
      5. References
    14. Chapter 8: Energy/Power Allocation and Management
      1. 8.1 Introduction
      2. 8.2 Power/Energy Management Controllers
      3. 8.3 Rule-Based Control Strategies
      4. 8.4 Optimization-Based Control Strategies
      5. References
    15. Chapter 9: Control of Electric and Hybrid Electric Vehicle Dynamics
      1. 9.1 Introduction
      2. 9.2 Fundamentals of Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC) Systems
      3. 9.3 VDC Implementation on Electric and Hybrid Vehicles
      4. Problems
      5. References
    16. Index
    17. End User License Agreement