• Book Name: Modern Electric Hybrid Electric and Fuel Cell Vehicles by Mehrdad Ehsani and Yimin Gao and Ali Emadi
  • Author: Mehrdad Ehsani and Yimin Gao and Ali Emadi
  • Pages: 558
  • Size: 10 MB

Modern Electric Hybrid Electric and Fuel Cell Vehicles

modern electric hybrid electric and fuel cell vehicles pdf

Contents of Modern Electric Hybrid Electric and Fuel Cell Vehicles

  1. Environmental Impact and History of Modern Transportation
  2. Fundamentals of Vehicle Propulsion and Brake
  3. Internal Combustion Engines
  4. Electric Vehicles
  5. Hybrid Electric Vehicles
  6. Electric Propulsion Systems
  7. Design Principle of Series (Electrical Coupling) Hybrid Electric Drive Train
  8. Parallel (Mechanically Coupled) Hybrid Electric Drive Train Design
  9. Design and Control Methodology of Series–Parallel (Torque and Speed Coupling) Hybrid Drive Train
  10. Design and Control Principles of Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles
  11. Mild Hybrid Electric Drive Train Design
  12. Peaking Power Sources and Energy Storages
  13. Fundamentals of Regenerative Breaking
  14. Fuel Cells
  15. Fuel Cell Hybrid Electric Drive Train Design
  16. Design of Series Hybrid Drive Train for Off-Road Vehicles
  17. Appendix Technical Overview of Toyota Prius

Preface of Modern Electric Hybrid Electric and Fuel Cell Vehicles

The development of internal combustion engine automobiles is one of the greatest achievements of modern technology. However, the highly developed automotive industry and the increasingly large number of automobiles in use around the world are causing serious problems for the environment and hydrocarbon resources. The deteriorating air quality, global warming issues, and depleting petroleum resources are becoming serious threats to modern life. Progressively more rigorous emissions and fuel efficiency standards are stimulating the aggressive development of safer, cleaner, and more efficient vehicles.

It is now well recognized that electric, hybrid electric, and fuel-cellpowered drive train technologies are the most promising vehicle solutions for the foreseeable future. To meet this challenge, an increasing number of engineering schools, in the United States and around the world, have initiated academic programs in advanced energy and vehicle technologies at the undergraduate and graduate levels. We started our first graduate course, in 1998, on “Advanced Vehicle Technologies—Design Methodology of Electric and Hybrid Electric Vehicles” for students in mechanical and electrical engineering at Texas A&M University.

While preparing the lectures for this course, we found that although there is a wealth of information in the form of technical papers and reports, there was no rigorous and comprehensive textbook for students and professors who may wish to offer such a course. Furthermore, practicing engineers also needed a systematic reference book to fully understand the essentials of this new technology. The first edition of this book was our attempt to fill this need. The second edition introduces newer topics and deeper treatments than the first edition. The book deals with the fundamentals, theoretical bases, and design methodologies of conventional internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles, electric vehicles (EVs), hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs), and fuel cell vehicles (FCVs).

It comprehensively covers vehicle performance characteristics, configurations, control strategies, design methodologies, modeling, and simulations for modern vehicles with mathematical rigor. It includes drive train architecture analysis, ICE-based drive trains, EV and HEV configurations, electric propulsion systems, series/parallel/mild hybrid electric drive train design methodologies, energy storage systems, regenerative braking, fuel cells and their applications in vehicles, and fuel cell hybrid electric drive train design. The book’s perspective is from the overall drive train system and not just individual components.

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