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Research and Markets: Electric Vehicle Technology Explained – 2012 Edition Is Essential For Practising Electrical, Automotive, Power, Control and Instrumentation Engineers

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of John Wiley and Sons Ltd’s new book “Electric Vehicle Technology Explained” to their offering.

Fully updated throughout, Electric Vehicle Technology, Second Edition, is a complete guide to the principles, design and applications of electric vehicle technology. Including all the latest advances, it presents clear and comprehensive coverage of the major aspects of electric vehicle development and offers an engineering-based evaluation of electric motor scooters, cars, buses and trains.

This New Edition Includes:

– important new chapters on types of electric vehicles, including pickup and linear motors, overall efficiencies and energy consumption, and power generation, particularly for zero carbon emissions

– expanded chapters updating the latest types of EV, types of batteries, battery technology and other rechargeable devices, fuel cells, hydrogen supply, controllers, EV modeling, ancillary system design, and EV and the environment

– brand new practical examples and case studies illustrating how electric vehicles can be used to substantially reduce carbon emissions and cut down reliance on fossil fuels

– futuristic concept models, electric and high-speed trains and developments in magnetic levitation and linear motors

– an examination of EV efficiencies, energy consumption and sustainable power generation.

Explaining the underpinning science and technology, this book is essential for practising electrical, automotive, power, control and instrumentation engineers working in EV research and development. It is also a valuable reference for academics and students in automotive, mechanical, power and electrical engineering.

Key Topics Covered:

1 Introduction

2 Types of Electric Vehicles – EV Architecture

3 Batteries, Flywheels and Super Capacitors

4. Electric Supply

5 Fuel Cells

6 Hydrogen as a Fuel its Production and Storage

7 Electric Machines and their Controllers

8 Electric Vehicle Modelling

9 Design Considerations

10 Design of Ancillary Systems

11 Efficiencies and Carbon Release Comparison

12 Electric Vehicles and the Environment

13 Power Generation for Transport Particularly for Zero Emissions

14 Recent Electric Vehicles.

15 The Future of Electric Vehicles

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Source: John Wiley and Sons Ltd


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