Hybrid Electric Vehicle Technology


Hybrid Electric Vehicle Technology provides foundational information about vehicles that use more than one propulsion technology to power a drive system. This textbook is filled with technical illustrations and concise descriptions of the different configurations and vehicle platforms, the operation of various systems and the technologies involved, and the maintenance of hybrid electric vehicles.

Safety precautions required used when working around high-voltage vehicle systems, especially in emergencies, are highlighted.

A CD is included with Hybrid Electric Vehicle Technology and contains information to supplement the textbook.

Content Highlights:

  • Introduction to HEV Technology
  • High-Voltage Electrical Safety
  • High-Voltage Vehicle Safety Systems
  • Hybrid Engines
  • AC Induction Electrical Machines
  • Permanent Magnet Electric Machines
  • Power Inverter Systems
  • Electric Propulsion Sensing Systems
  • DC-DC Converter Systems
  • Transaxels, Gears, and Cooling Systems
  • Energy Management Hardware Systems
  • Battery Construction and Technologies
  • Nickel Metal Hydride Technology
  • Battery Pack and Energy Management System
  • Braking Systems
  • Climate Control Systems
  • Hybrid Jump Starting and Jump Start Assist Systems
  • GM Flex Power PHT
  • Belted Alternator Starter (BAS) System
  • Appendix
  • Glossary
  • Index


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