New Generation of Electric Vehicles an Open Access Book

December 19, 2012 by Jeff Shepard

A new open access book has just been released which covers today's new generation of electric vehicles (EVs). Titled, New Generation of Electric Vehicles, this book presents the modern technical achievements and technologies which can be applied in the implementation of electric vehicles. Special attention is paid to the energy efficiency of EV's as well as today's trends, mathematical models and computer design elements of future cars. The eleven chapters in this book include:

Chapter 1 Present and Future Role of Battery Electrical Vehicles in Private and Public Urban Transport, by Adolfo Perujo, Geert Van Grootveld and Harald Scholz

Chapter 2 The Contribution and Prospects of the Technical Development on Implementation of Electric and Hybrid Vehicles, by Zoran Nikolić and Zlatomir &#381ivanovic

Chapter 3 Electric Vehicles – Consumers and Suppliers of the Electric Utility Systems, by Cristina Camus and Tiago Farias

Chapter 4 Energy Efficiency of Electric Vehicles, by Zoran Stevic and Ilija Radovanovic

Chapter 5 Batteries and Supercapacitors for Electric Vehicles, by Monzer Al Sakka, Hamid Gualous, Noshin Omar and Joeri Van Mierlo

Chapter 6 The Application of Electric Drive Technologies in City Buses, by Zlatomir &#381ivanović and Zoran Nikolic

Chapter 7 Modeling of Full Electric and Hybrid Electric Vehicles, by Ferdinando Luigi Mapelli and Davide Tarsitano

Chapter 8 Multiple Energy Sources Hybridization: The Future of Electric Vehicles?, by Paulo G. Pereirinha and João P. Trovão

Chapter 9 Investigation and Analysis of the Mechanical Behaviors of the Electric Vehicles, by Liang Zheng

Chapter 10 Z-Source Inverter for Automotive Applications, by Omar Ellabban and Joeri Van Mierlo

Chapter 11 Mathematical Analysis for Response Surface Parameter Identification of Motor Dynamics in Electric Vehicle Propulsion Control, by Richard A. Guinee

The book is edited by Zoran Stevic, ISBN 978-953-51-0893-1, in hard cover with 375 pages, published by InTech on December 19, 2012 under CC BY 3.0 license.