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Hybrid vehicles and the future of personal transportation / Allen Fuhs.

Fuhs, Allen E. (Author).

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Ohio Twp PL - Bell Road Library 629.229 FUH (Text) 39206020153969 NonFiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781420075342
  • ISBN: 1420075349
  • Physical Description: xxxii, 470 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
  • Publisher: Boca Raton : CRC Press, c2009.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Historical roots of hybrid automobiles -- Why the crisis? hybrid vehicles as a mitigation measure -- Overview of hybrid vehicles -- Hybrid automobile : what is it? -- Why hybrids get good mileage -- Multifaceted complexity of batteries -- Obesity : bad in humans, bad in cars -- Vital role of the control system -- Regenerative braking -- Narrow operating band for gasoline engine -- Hybridness : a basic design decision -- Mileage ratings -- Enhancing the sales brochure -- Torque curves : a match made in heaven -- Economics of hybrid ownership -- New technologies : hybrids -- New technologies : internal combustion engine -- Hybrids : mainstream or fringe? -- Factors influencing resale value -- Dangers of aftermarket add-ons -- Safety issues -- Future.
Subject: Hybrid electric cars.

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