Vehicle Propulsion Systems : Introduction to Modeling and Optimization

Automobiles are responsible for a substantial part of the world's consumption of primary energy, mostly fossil liquid hydrocarbons. The reduction of the fuel consumption of these vehicles has become a top priority. Many ideas to reach that objective have been presented. In most cases these syst...

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Main Authors: Guzzella, Lino, Sciarretta, Antonio (Author)
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Published: Berlin, Heidelberg Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007, 2007
Edition:2nd ed. 2007
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Vehicle Energy and Fuel Consumption — Basic Concepts
  • IC-Engine-Based Propulsion Systems
  • Electric and Hybrid-Electric Propulsion Systems
  • Non-electric Hybrid Propulsion Systems
  • Fuel-Cell Propulsion Systems
  • Supervisory Control Algorithms
  • Appendix I — Case Studies
  • Appendix II — Optimal Control Theory
  • Appendix III — Dynamic Programming