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Reducing emissions levels requires both optimization of core vehicle technologies and the design, development, and implementation of breakthrough technologies for improved performance. This book provides a broad-ranging review of recent research into advanced fuels and vehicle technologies that will be instrumental in improving the energy efficiency and environmental impact of the automotive sector. Contributing authors explore the development of alternative fuels, more efficient engines, and powertrain technologies, as well as hybrid and electric vehicle technologies.

About the Author

Richard Folkson is Deputy President at the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Visiting Professor of Innovation and Design at the University of Hertfordshire, and a consultant at Richard Folkson Automotive, UK.

Table of Contents

Part 1 Alternative fuels, advanced additives and oils to improve performance: Alternative and renewable liquid fuels and blends; Electricity and hydrogen as energy vectors for vehicles; Advanced engine oils; Advanced fuel additives

Part 2 Improving the efficiency of internal combustion engine technology: Internal combustion energy cycles; Heavy-duty vehicle engines; Advanced internal combustion energy materials; Advanced transmission technologies; Design and manufacture of lightweight vehicles; Improving vehicle rolling resistance and aerodynamics; Mechanical and electrical hybrid technology; Regenerative breaking and energy recovery technologies

Part 3 Electric/hybrid vehicle technologies: Hybrid drive train technologies; Battery technology; Conventional fluid/hybrid electric vehicles; Pure electric vehicles; Hydrogen fuel cell electric hybrid vehicles

Product Details

ISBN:
9780857095220
Author:
Folkson, Richard (edt)
Publisher:
Woodhead Publishing
Author:
Folkson, Richard
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Series:
Woodhead Publishing Series in Energy
Publication Date:
20140331
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Pages:
832
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

Related Subjects

Engineering » Engineering » General Engineering
Engineering » Engineering » Power Resources » Alternative and Renewable
Engineering » Environmental Engineering » Pollution Control
Transportation » Automotive » General

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