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Heavy-Duty Electric Vehicles

From Concept to Reality

1st Edition - February 23, 2021

Authors: Shashank Arora, Alireza Tashakori Abkenar, Shantha Gamini Jayasinghe, Kari Tammi

Language: English
Paperback ISBN:
9 7 8 - 0 - 1 2 - 8 1 8 1 2 6 - 3
eBook ISBN:
9 7 8 - 0 - 1 2 - 8 1 8 1 2 7 - 0

Heavy-Duty Electric Vehicles: From Concept to Reality presents a step-by-step design and development guide for heavy-duty electric vehicles. It also offers practical insights… Read more

Heavy-Duty Electric Vehicles

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Heavy-Duty Electric Vehicles: From Concept to Reality

presents a step-by-step design and development guide for heavy-duty electric vehicles. It also offers practical insights based on the commercial application of an electric city bus.

Heavy-duty electric vehicle design is challenging due to a lack of clear understanding of the government policies, R&D directions and uncertainty around the performance of various subsystems in an electric powertrain. Therefore, this book discusses key technical aspects of motors, power electronics, batteries and vehicle control systems, and outlines the system integration strategies necessary for design and safe operation of electric vehicles in practice.

This comprehensive book serves as a guide to engineers and decision makers involved in electric vehicle development programs and assists them in finding the suitable electric powertrain solution for a given heavy-duty vehicle application.