• Technology & Engineering

Hybrid and Alternative Fuel Vehicles


Author: James D. Halderman
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780132784849
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 319
View: 6900
This fully updated text brings covers all topics needed to teach a modern service technician's course on hybrid electric vehicles. HYBRID AND ALTERNATIVE FUEL VEHICLES, 3/e combines all essential background information, as well as up-to-date vehicle specific information on the latest makes. Now in full color throughout, this edition offers over 140 new color line drawings and photographs. It adds new coverage of the Chevrolet Volt, Tesla, and Nissan Leaf; the Buick LaCrosse mild hybrid; two-mode operation and transmission operation; high-voltage and auxiliary battery locations; the SAE J1772 electric vehicle plug; Level 1, 2 and 3 charging stations; and the latest alternative fuels. It also covers both engine performance (ASE A8 content) and advanced engine performance (ASE L1 content), enabling instructors to teach both ASE areas without requiring separate texts.

    • Transportation

Hybrid and Alternative Fuel Vehicles


Author: James D. Halderman
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
ISBN: 0133109267
Category: Transportation
Page: 336
View: 3813
This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. This fully updated text brings covers all topics needed to teach a modern service technician’s course on hybrid electric vehicles. HYBRID AND ALTERNATIVE FUEL VEHICLES, 3/e combines all essential background information, as well as up-to-date vehicle specific information on the latest makes. Now in full color throughout, this edition offers over 140 new color line drawings and photographs. It adds new coverage of the Chevrolet Volt, Tesla, and Nissan Leaf; the Buick LaCrosse mild hybrid; two-mode operation and transmission operation; high-voltage and auxiliary battery locations; the SAE J1772 electric vehicle plug; Level 1, 2 and 3 charging stations; and the latest alternative fuels. It also covers both engine performance (ASE A8 content) and advanced engine performance (ASE L1 content), enabling instructors to teach both ASE areas without requiring separate texts.

    • Education

Hybrid Electric Vehicle Technology


Author: Jonathan F. Gosse,Automotive Research and Design
Publisher: Amer Technical Pub
ISBN: 9780826900661
Category: Education
Page: 279
View: 2760
Hybrid Electric Vehicle Technology provides foundational information about vehicles that use more than one propulsion technology to power a drive system. This textbook is filled with technical illustrations and concise descriptions of the different configurations and vehicle platforms, the operation of various systems and the technologies involved, and the maintenance of hybrid electric vehicles. Safety precautions required used when working around high-voltage vehicle systems, especially in emergencies, are highlighted.

    • Technology & Engineering

Modern Diesel Technology: Light Duty Diesels


Author: Sean Bennett
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1133715303
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 400
View: 4556
MODERN DIESEL TECHNOLOGY: LIGHT DUTY DIESELS provides a thorough introduction to the light-duty diesel engine, now the power plant of choice in pickup trucks and automobiles to optimize fuel efficiency and longevity. While the major emphasis is on highway usage, best-selling author Sean Bennett also covers small stationary and mobile off-highway diesels. Using a modularized structure, Bennett helps the reader achieve a conceptual grounding in diesel engine technology. After exploring the tools required to achieve hands-on technical competency, the text explores major engine subsystems and fuel management systems used over the past decade, including the common rail fuel systems that manage almost all current light duty diesel engines. In addition, this text covers engine management systems, computer controls, multiplexing electronics, diesel emissions and the means used to control them. All generations of CAN-bus technology are examined, including the latest automotive CAN-C multiplexing and the basics of network bus troubleshooting. ASE A-9 certification learning objectives are addressed in detail. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

    • Medical

Fundamentals of Automotive Technology


Author: Vangelder
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 1284143635
Category: Medical
Page: 1900
View: 7822
Automotive technicians must learn how to safely and effectively maintain, diagnose, and repair every system on the automobile. Fundamentals of Automotive Technology provides students with the critical knowledge and essential skills to master these tasks successfully. With a focus on clarity and accuracy, the Second Edition offers students and instructors a single source of unparalleled coverage for every task from MLR through MAST. Fully updated and reorganized, the revised format enhances student comprehension and encourages critical thinking.

    • Transportation

Electric and Hybrid Vehicles


Author: Tom Denton
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317552512
Category: Transportation
Page: 198
View: 4479
The first book on electric and hybrid vehicles (EVs) written specifically for automotive students and vehicle owners Clear diagrams, photos and flow charts outline the charging infrastructure, how EV technology works, and how to repair and maintain hybrid and electric vehicles Optional IMI online eLearning materials enable students to study the subject further and test their knowledge Full coverage of IMI Level 2 Award in Hybrid Electric Vehicle Operation and Maintenance, IMI Level 3 Award in Hybrid Electric Vehicle Repair and Replacement, IMI Accreditation, C&G and other EV/Hybrid courses. The first book on electric and hybrid vehicles (endorsed by the IMI) starts with an introduction to the market, covering the different types of electric vehicle, costs and emissions, and the charging infrastructure, before moving on to explain how hybrid and electric vehicles work. A chapter on electrical technology introduces learners to subjects such as batteries, control systems and charging which are then covered in more detail within their own chapters. The book also covers the maintenance and repair procedures of these vehicles, including fault finding, servicing, repair and first-responder information. Case studies are used throughout to illustrate different technologies.

    • Technology & Engineering

Hybrid Electric Power Train Engineering and Technology: Modeling, Control, and Simulation

Modeling, Control, and Simulation
Author: Szumanowski, Antoni
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 146664043X
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 314
View: 5056
Hybridization is an increasingly popular paradigm in the auto industry, but one that is not fully understood by car manufacturers. In general, hybrid electric vehicles (HEV) are designed without regard to the mechanics of the power train, which is developed similarly to its counterparts in internal combustion engines. Hybrid Electric Power Train Engineering and Technology: Modeling, Control, and Simulation provides readers with an academic investigation into HEV power train design using mathematical modeling and simulation of various hybrid electric motors and control systems. This book explores the construction of the most energy efficient power trains, which is of importance to designers, manufacturers, and students of mechanical engineering. This book is part of the Research Essentials collection.

    • Technology & Engineering

Electric and Hybrid Vehicles

Design Fundamentals, Second Edition
Author: Iqbal Husain
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1439811784
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 523
View: 6421
Thoroughly updated to encompass the significant technological advances since the publication of the first edition, Electric and Hybrid Vehicles: Design Fundamentals, Second Edition presents the design fundamentals, component sizing, and systems interactions of alternative vehicles. This new edition of a widely praised, bestselling textbook maintains the comprehensive, systems-level perspective of electric and hybrid vehicles while covering the hybrid architectures and components of the vehicle in much greater detail. The author emphasizes technical details, mathematical relationships, and design guidelines throughout the text. New to the Second Edition New chapters on sizing and design guidelines for various hybrid architectures, control strategies for hybrid vehicles, powertrain component cooling systems, and in-vehicle communication methods New sections on modeling of energy storage components, tire-road force mechanics, compressed air-storage, DC/DC converters, emission control systems, electromechanical brakes, and vehicle fuel economy Reorganization of power electronics, electric machines, and motor drives sections Enhanced sections on mechanical components that now include more technical descriptions and example problems An emphasis on the integration of mechanical and electrical components, taking into account the interdisciplinary nature of automotive engineering As an advisor to the University of Akron’s team in the Challenge X: Crossover to Sustainable Mobility, Dr. Husain knows first-hand how to teach students both the fundamentals and cutting-edge technologies of the next generation of automotives. This text shows students how electrical and mechanical engineers must work together to complete an alternative vehicle system. It empowers them to carry on state-of-the-art research and development in automotive engineering in order to meet today’s needs of clean, efficient, and sustainable vehicles.

    • Technology & Engineering

Alternative Energy Systems and Applications


Author: B. K. Hodge
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 111910923X
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 464
View: 7972
The comprehensive guide to engineering alternative and renewable energy systems and applications—updated for the latest trends and technologies This book was designed tohelp engineers develop new solutions for the current energy economy. To that end it provides technical discussions, along with numerous real-world examples of virtually all existing alternative energy sources, applications, systems and system components. All chapters focus on first-order engineering calculations, and consider alternative uses of existing and renewable energy resources. Just as important, the author describes how to apply these concepts to the development of new energy solutions. Since the publication of the critically acclaimed first edition of this book, the alternative, renewable and sustainable energy industries have witnessed significant evolution and growth. Hydraulic fracturing, fossil fuel reserve increases, the increasing popularity of hybrid and all-electric vehicles, and the decreasing cost of solar power already have had a significant impact on energy usage patterns worldwide. Updated and revised to reflect those and other key developments, this new edition features expanded coverage of topics covered in the first edition, as well as entirely new chapters on hydraulic fracturing and fossil fuels, hybrid and all-electric vehicles, and more. Begins with a fascinating look at the changing face of global energy economy Features chapters devoted to virtually all sources of alternative energy and energy systems Offers technical discussions of hydropower, wind, passive solar and solar-thermal, photovoltaics, fuel cells, CHP systems, geothermal, ocean energy, biomass, and nuclear Contains updated chapter review questions, homework problems, and a thoroughly revised solutions manual, available on the companion website While Alternative Energy Systems and Applications, Second Edition is an ideal textbook/reference for advanced undergraduate and graduate level engineering courses in energy-related subjects, it is also an indispensable professional resource for engineers and technicians working in areas related to the development of alternative/renewable energy systems.

    • Transportation

Advanced Engine Performance Diagnosis


Author: James D. Halderman
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 0133515346
Category: Transportation
Page: 528
View: 3484
This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Advanced Engine Performance Diagnosis, 6/e combines topics in engine performance (ASE A8 content area) and topics covered in the advanced engine performance (L1) ASE test content area into one practical, comprehensive textbook, making it easier for the instructor to teach these topics, while remaining cost effective for the student. A hands-on introduction to the diagnosis and troubleshooting of automotive engine control systems, it serves students as a single source for information on digital storage, oscilloscopes, fuel injection and ignition system diagnoses, five-gas exhaust analysis, emission testing, and more, all presented in a technical, but easy-to-read and understand presentation. The book is formatted to appeal to today's technical trade students, and the author uses helpful tips and visuals to bring concepts to life and guide students through the procedures they'll use on the job. To keep your course current, all of the content is correlated to the latest NATEF tasks and ASE areas; all of the chapters are updated with the latest technology; and new chapters are included on immobilizer and anti-theft system operation and diagnosis, variable valve timing systems, and automatic transmission electronic controls. Two new appendixes include a sample ASE certification test and NATEF correlation chart. This book is part of the Pearson Automotive Professional Technician Series, which features full-color, media-integrated solutions for today’s students and instructors covering all eight areas of ASE certification, plus additional titles covering common courses. Peer reviewed for technical accuracy, the series and the books in it represent the future of automotive textbooks.

    • Technology & Engineering

Modern Electric, Hybrid Electric, and Fuel Cell Vehicles

Fundamentals, Theory, and Design, Second Edition
Author: Mehrdad Ehsani,Yimin Gao,Ali Emadi
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1351835297
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 557
View: 9771
Air pollution, global warming, and the steady decrease in petroleum resources continue to stimulate interest in the development of safe, clean, and highly efficient transportation. Building on the foundation of the bestselling first edition, Modern Electric, Hybrid Electric, and Fuel Cell Vehicles: Fundamentals, Theory, and Design, Second Edition updates and expands its detailed coverage of the vehicle technologies that offer the most promising solutions to these issues affecting the automotive industry. Proven as a useful in-depth resource and comprehensive reference for modern automotive systems engineers, students, and researchers, this book speaks from the perspective of the overall drive train system and not just its individual components. New to the second edition: A case study appendix that breaks down the Toyota Prius hybrid system Corrections and updates of the material in the first edition Three new chapters on drive train design methodology and control principles A completely rewritten chapter on Fundamentals of Regenerative Braking Employing sufficient mathematical rigor, the authors comprehensively cover vehicle performance characteristics, EV and HEV configurations, control strategies, modeling, and simulations for modern vehicles. They also cover topics including: Drive train architecture analysis and design methodologies Internal Combustion Engine (ICE)-based drive trains Electric propulsion systems Energy storage systems Regenerative braking Fuel cell applications in vehicles Hybrid-electric drive train design The first edition of this book gave practicing engineers and students a systematic reference to fully understand the essentials of this new technology. This edition introduces newer topics and offers deeper treatments than those included in the first. Revised many times over many years, it will greatly aid engineers, students, researchers, and other professionals who are working in automotive-related industries, as well as those in government and academia.

    • Automobiles

Fundamentals of Motor Vehicle Technology


Author: Victor Albert Walter Hillier
Publisher: Nelson Thornes
ISBN: 9780748705313
Category: Automobiles
Page: 486
View: 6486
This is the fourth edition of a textbook which aims to cover the construction of motor vehicles and their components in a manner simple enough to be understood by young apprentices beginning their training as mechanics, and detailed enough to serve as a solid foundation for later work.

    • Technology & Engineering

The Car Hacker's Handbook

A Guide for the Penetration Tester
Author: Craig Smith
Publisher: No Starch Press
ISBN: 1593277709
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 304
View: 7776
Modern cars are more computerized than ever. Infotainment and navigation systems, Wi-Fi, automatic software updates, and other innovations aim to make driving more convenient. But vehicle technologies haven’t kept pace with today’s more hostile security environment, leaving millions vulnerable to attack. The Car Hacker’s Handbook will give you a deeper understanding of the computer systems and embedded software in modern vehicles. It begins by examining vulnerabilities and providing detailed explanations of communications over the CAN bus and between devices and systems. Then, once you have an understanding of a vehicle’s communication network, you’ll learn how to intercept data and perform specific hacks to track vehicles, unlock doors, glitch engines, flood communication, and more. With a focus on low-cost, open source hacking tools such as Metasploit, Wireshark, Kayak, can-utils, and ChipWhisperer, The Car Hacker’s Handbook will show you how to: –Build an accurate threat model for your vehicle –Reverse engineer the CAN bus to fake engine signals –Exploit vulnerabilities in diagnostic and data-logging systems –Hack the ECU and other firmware and embedded systems –Feed exploits through infotainment and vehicle-to-vehicle communication systems –Override factory settings with performance-tuning techniques –Build physical and virtual test benches to try out exploits safely If you’re curious about automotive security and have the urge to hack a two-ton computer, make The Car Hacker’s Handbook your first stop.

    • Transportation

Advanced Automotive Electricity and Electronics


Author: James D. Halderman
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780132542623
Category: Transportation
Page: 455
View: 2275
For courses in Advanced Automotive Electricity and Electronics. Advanced Automotive Electricity and Electronics is specifically designed for the second semester of an automotive electrical systems course. The first 12 chapters offer solid review of foundational automotive electronics service and repair procedures, with the subsequent 17 chapters covering advanced topics, such as chassis systems, HVAC, and hybrid electric vehicles. The text's short chapters focus on a specific system or topic, making it easier for instructors to assign reading and easier for students to master the material.

    • Technology & Engineering

Vehicle Powertrain Systems

Integration and Optimization
Author: David Crolla,Behrooz Mashadi
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119961025
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 552
View: 7692
The powertrain is at the heart of vehicle design; the engine – whether it is a conventional, hybrid or electric design – provides the motive power, which is then managed and controlled through the transmission and final drive components. The overall powertrain system therefore defines the dynamic performance and character of the vehicle. The design of the powertrain has conventionally been tackled by analyzing each of the subsystems individually and the individual components, for example, engine, transmission and driveline have received considerable attention in textbooks over the past decades. The key theme of this book is to take a systems approach – to look at the integration of the components so that the whole powertrain system meets the demands of overall energy efficiency and good drivability. Vehicle Powertrain Systems provides a thorough description and analysis of all the powertrain components and then treats them together so that the overall performance of the vehicle can be understood and calculated. The text is well supported by practical problems and worked examples. Extensive use is made of the MATLAB(R) software and many example programmes for vehicle calculations are provided in the text. Key features: Structured approach to explaining the fundamentals of powertrain engineering Integration of powertrain components into overall vehicle design Emphasis on practical vehicle design issues Extensive use of practical problems and worked examples Provision of MATLAB(R) programmes for the reader to use in vehicle performance calculations This comprehensive and integrated analysis of vehicle powertrain engineering provides an invaluable resource for undergraduate and postgraduate automotive engineering students and is a useful reference for practicing engineers in the vehicle industry

    • Technology & Engineering

Electric Vehicle Technology Explained


Author: James Larminie,John Lowry
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118361121
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 344
View: 9805
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. MATLAB® examples can be found on the companion website www.wiley.com/go/electricvehicle2e Explaining the underpinning science and technology, this book is essential for practicing 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.

    • Technology & Engineering

Automobile Electrical and Electronic Systems


Author: Tom Denton
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136073817
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 928
View: 599
This textbook will help you learn all the skills you need to pass Level 3 vehicle electrical and electronic systems courses or related modules from City and Guilds, IMI and BTEC, and is also ideal for higher level ASE, AUR and other qualifications. As electrical and electronic systems become increasingly more complex and fundamental to the workings of modern vehicles, understanding these systems is essential for automotive technicians. For students new to the subject, this book will help to develop this knowledge, but will also assist experienced mechanics in keeping up with recent technological advances. This new edition includes information on developments in hybrid car technology, GPS, multiplexing, and electronic stability/vehicle dynamics control. In full colour and covering the latest course specifications, this is the guide that no student enrolled on an automotive maintenance and repair course should be without. Also by Tom Denton: Automobile Mechanical and Electrical Systems ISBN: 978-0-08-096945-9 Advanced Automotive Fault Diagnosis, Third Edition ISBN: 978-0-08-096955-8

    • Motor vehicle fleets

Analytical Fleet Maintenance Management


Author: John Dolce
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780768016840
Category: Motor vehicle fleets
Page: 518
View: 1789
This new edition, updated for the first time in more than a decade, details state of the art technologies that can benefit fleet managers, and reviews the latest best practices in fleet maintenance management. Contains new chapters on fleet management leadership, and facility design and maintenance.

    • Technology & Engineering

Light and Heavy Vehicle Technology


Author: M J Nunney
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136387579
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 688
View: 2987
Light and Heavy Vehicle Technology, Fourth Edition, provides a complete text and reference to the design, construction and operation of the many and varied components of modern motor vehicles, including the knowledge needed to service and repair them. This book provides incomparable coverage of both cars and heavier vehicles, featuring over 1000 illustrations. This new edition has been brought fully up to date with modern practices and designs, whilst maintaining the information needed to deal with older vehicles. Two entirely new sections of the book provide a topical introduction to alternative power sources and fuels, and battery-electric, hybrid and fuel-cell vehicles. More information on the latest developments in fuel injection, diesel engines and transmissions has also been added. An expanded list of technical abbreviations now contains over 200 entries – a useful resource for professional technicians in their day-to-day work. This book is an essential textbook for all students of automotive engineering, particularly on IMI / C&G 4000 series and BTEC courses and provides all the underpinning knowledge required for NVQs to level 3. By bridging the gap between basic and more advanced treatments of the subject, it also acts as a useful source of information for experienced technicians and technically minded motorists, and will help them to improve their knowledge and skills.