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HYBRID, ELECTRIC AND FUEL-CELL VEHICLES, Second Edition, covers the cutting-edge technology and technology that are revolutionizing today's automotive industry. Author Jack Erjavec combines in-depth industry expertise with an engaging, reader-friendly style, providing extensive detail on new and upcoming electric vehicles, including hybrids in production today and the fuel cell vehicles of tomorrow. Expansive coverage ranges from basic theory related to vehicle construction, electricity, batteries, and motors, to the political and social impact of these high-profile vehicles. In addition to up-to-date, highly accurate technical information on vehicles available today--including service procedures and safe shop practices--the text provides an informed look into the future with material on vehicles currently under development.

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Get all the information you need on the revolutionary vehicles that are gaining popularity in today's automotive industry. This easy-to-read book addresses the movement of technology towards new and upcoming electric vehicles, with a focus on the hybrids in use today and the fuel cell vehicles of tomorrow. Expansive coverage includes the political and social impact of these vehicles, as well as the basic theories of alternative vehicles as they relate to construction, electricity, batteries, and motors. The book ends with a look into the future, focusing in on vehicles under development.

About the Author

Jack Erjavec has become a fixture in the automotive textbook publishing world. He has many years of experience as a technician, educator, author, and editor and has authored or co-authored more than thirty automotive textbooks and training manuals. Mr. Erjavec holds a Masters of Arts degree in Vocational and Technical Education from Ohio State University. He spent twenty years at Columbus State Community College as an instructor and administrator and has also been a long-time affiliate of the North American Council of Automotive Teachers, including serving on the board of directors and as executive vice-president. Jack is also associated with ATMC, SAE, ASA, ATRA, AERA, and other automotive professional associations.Jeff Arias has spent 29 years as an engineer in the field of electric and hybrid vehicles, and and additional four years in fuel cells. During this time he has done research, consulting, design, construction, and testing on over 40 different vehicles, including EVs and HEVs of his own design. He has worked with major organizations, including General Motors on their hybrid program, Exide on a new EV battery, Yamaha on their first electric golf car, Disney on electric powered rides, and Southern California Edison on setting up their first EV fleet. He has published over a dozen papers on electric vehicles and EV batteries, has been a lecturer at UCLA for three years in a seminar on EVs, and recently developed and taught an original course on electric and hybrid vehicles for the Automotive Technology Program at Cerritos College in Southern California. He is currently Vice President of Product Development for a company developing advanced lithium batteries.

Table of Contents

Introduction.Ev Basics.Electrical Basics. Motor Basics.Ev Batteries.Hev Basics.Parallel Hybrids.Series Hevss.Fuel Cell Vehicles .Range And Fuel Economy.Electric Accessories.Vehicle Maintenance And Repair.Vehicle Economics

Product Details

ISBN:
9780840023957
Author:
Erjavec, Jack
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Author:
Arias, Jeff
Author:
Jack
Author:
Erjavec
Subject:
Technical & Manufacturing Industries & Trades
Subject:
automotive
Subject:
Hybrid
Subject:
Electrical
Subject:
Fuel-Cell Vehicles
Subject:
Erjavec
Subject:
Jack Erjavec
Subject:
Erjavec Hybrid
Subject:
Jack Erjavec Hybrid
Subject:
automotive technology
Subject:
hybrid car
Subject:
Hybrid Cars
Subject:
hybrid vehicle
Subject:
hybrid vehicles
Subject:
Electric Car
Subject:
Electrical Car
Subject:
Electric Cars
Subject:
Electrical Cars
Subject:
Fuel Cell Cars
Subject:
Electric and Fuel-Cell Vehicles
Subject:
2E
Subject:
Electric and Fuel Cell Vehicles 2E
Subject:
Parallel Hybrids
Subject:
Vehicle Economics
Subject:
EV Batteries
Subject:
Fuel Efficient Cars
Subject:
Green Cars
Subject:
Hybrid electric vehicles.
Subject:
alternative energy
Subject:
Automotive - General
Publication Date:
20120631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Pages:
320

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"Synopsis" by , Get all the information you need on the revolutionary vehicles that are gaining popularity in today's automotive industry. This easy-to-read book addresses the movement of technology towards new and upcoming electric vehicles, with a focus on the hybrids in use today and the fuel cell vehicles of tomorrow. Expansive coverage includes the political and social impact of these vehicles, as well as the basic theories of alternative vehicles as they relate to construction, electricity, batteries, and motors. The book ends with a look into the future, focusing in on vehicles under development.
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