Vehicle Propulsion Systems

Introduction to Modeling and Optimization

Authors: Guzzella, Lino, Sciarretta, Antonio

  • Focuses on the minimization of fuel and energy consumption
  • Numerous case studies illustrate the theory, making this a highly practical text
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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.

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eBook $79.99
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Vehicle Propulsion Systems
Book Subtitle
Introduction to Modeling and Optimization
Authors
Copyright
2007
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-540-74692-8
DOI
10.1007/978-3-540-74692-8
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-09415-6
Edition Number
2
Number of Pages
XII, 338
Number of Illustrations and Tables
202 b/w illustrations
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