Vehicle Propulsion Systems

Vehicle Propulsion Systems

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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 systems are more complex than the traditional approaches. For such complex systems a heuristic design approach fails. The only way to deal with this situation is to employ model-based methods. This text provides an introduction to the mathematical modeling and subsequent optimization of vehicle propulsion systems and their supervisory control algorithms. Book jacket.Ford Press Release (2004) Focus FCV: combining fuel cell and hybrid technology for the next generation of the automobile, ... Guzzella L, Amstutz A ( 1999) CAE tools for quasi-static modeling and optimization of hybrid powertrains. IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology 48(6):1762-1769 83. Guzzella L, Onder CH (2004) Introduction to modeling and control of internal combustion engines systems.

Title:Vehicle Propulsion Systems
Author:L. Guzzella, Antonio Sciarretta
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2005-01-01


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