A unique source of information for engineers, scientists and managers involved with vehicle development and planning. Each new engine considered is described in terms of its operating principle plus primary advantages and disadvantages. The author also discusses and compares alternative engines and prospects for further development of conventional engines.In addition to powertrain and vehicle system technology development, the programme addresses issues of material recyclability, energy efficient ... chassis, a high efficiency low emissions heat engine and electric motors connected to the wheels through a continuously variable transmission (CVT) system, ... Based on the Volvo 850 platform, the 4.49 metre long vehicle is a family-sized concept. The seriesanbsp;...
|Title||:||Alternative engines for road vehicles|
|Author||:||M. L. Poulton|
|Publisher||:||Computational Mechanics - 1994-07|