Impacting Commercialization of Rapid Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles FCEV

Impacting Commercialization of Rapid Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles  FCEV
Author: David Wood
Publsiher: SAE International
Total Pages: 198
Release: 2016-02-19
ISBN: 0768082560
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Impacting Commercialization of Rapid Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles FCEV Book Excerpt:

Alternative propulsion technologies are becoming increasingly important with the rise of stricter regulations for vehicle efficiency, emission regulations, and concerns over the sustainability of crude oil supplies. The fuel cell is a critical component of alternative propulsion systems, and as such has many aspects to consider in its design. Fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) powered by proton-exchange membrane fuel cells (PEFC) and fueled by hydrogen, offer the promise of zero emissions with excellent driving range of 300-400 miles, and fast refueling times; two major advantages over battery electric vehicles (BEVs). FCEVs face several remaining major challenges in order to achieve widespread and rapid commercialization. Many of the challenges, especially those from an FCEV system and subsystem cost and performance perspective are addressed in this book. Chapter topics include: • impact of FCEV commercialization • ways to address barriers to the market introduction of alternative vehicles • new hydrogen infrastructure cost comparisons • onboard chemical hydride storage • optimization of a fuel cell hybrid vehicle powertrain design

Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles

Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles
Author: Robert Steinberger-Wilckens,Thomas Von Unwerth,John Jostins
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 352
Release: 2021-02-15
ISBN: 9780128191569
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles Book Excerpt:

Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles: Technology and Designs provides an overview of the current state-of-the-art, with detailed insights into the design and concept of electric fuel cell vehicles down to single components. It considers the role of FCEVs for sustainable mobility and explores the most recent developments in the field, looking into the steps involved in designing and building those vehicles, including drive trains, batteries, fuel systems, fuel cell technology, safety, market introduction and commercial deployment. Throughout its chapters, the book presents case studies, examples, problems and exercises that allow better understanding of the applied aspects of each topic. This is a useful technical reference for junior engineering and energy researchers, as well as practicing engineers, looking to design and develop technology for FCEVs. Masters and PhD students specializing in energy technologies for vehicles in general, and FCEVs in particular, and final year engineering undergraduates, can use this as an introductory textbook. It can also be used as a core reference in university and industry courses on this topic. Provides firm theoretical background on aspects involved in the design, development and deployment of energy technology for fuel cell electric vehicles Offers a comprehensive overview of technology applications, including case studies, real-life examples, problems and exercises Presents insights on future applications of fuel cells technology in vehicles and their market and infrastructure aspects

Fuel Cell Hybrid EVs

Fuel Cell Hybrid EVs
Author: Ronald K Jurgen
Publsiher: SAE International
Total Pages: 133
Release: 2010-11-29
ISBN: 0768096626
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Fuel Cell Hybrid EVs Book Excerpt:

With production and planning for new electric vehicles gaining momentum worldwide, this book – the fifth in a series of five volumes on this subject – provides engineers and researchers with perspectives on the most current and innovative developments regarding electric and hybrid-electric vehicle technology, design considerations, and components. This book features 14 SAE technical papers, published from 2008 through 2010, that look at innovative engineering approaches to meeting the major technological challenges associated with fuel cells. Topics covered include: Advances in powertrain systems for fuel cell vehicles Diagnostic design processes for developmental vehicles Application of two fuel cells in hybrid electric vehicles Research and design of a centrifugal compressor for fuel cell turbocharger The future of fuel cell hybrid EVs

Impacting Commercialization of Rapid Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles FCEV

Impacting Commercialization of Rapid Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles  FCEV
Author: David Wood
Publsiher: SAE International
Total Pages: 198
Release: 2016-02-19
ISBN: 0768083001
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Impacting Commercialization of Rapid Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles FCEV Book Excerpt:

Alternative propulsion technologies are becoming increasingly important with the rise of stricter regulations for vehicle efficiency, emission regulations, and concerns over the sustainability of crude oil supplies. The fuel cell is a critical component of alternative propulsion systems, and as such has many aspects to consider in its design. Fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) powered by proton-exchange membrane fuel cells (PEFC) and fueled by hydrogen, offer the promise of zero emissions with excellent driving range of 300-400 miles, and fast refueling times; two major advantages over battery electric vehicles (BEVs). FCEVs face several remaining major challenges in order to achieve widespread and rapid commercialization. Many of the challenges, especially those from an FCEV system and subsystem cost and performance perspective are addressed in this book. Chapter topics include: • impact of FCEV commercialization • ways to address barriers to the market introduction of alternative vehicles • new hydrogen infrastructure cost comparisons • onboard chemical hydride storage • optimization of a fuel cell hybrid vehicle powertrain design

Electric Vehicle Technology Explained

Electric Vehicle Technology Explained
Author: James Larminie,John Lowry
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 342
Release: 2012-09-17
ISBN: 111994273X
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Electric Vehicle Technology Explained Book Excerpt:

Fully updated throughout, Electric Vehicle Technology, Second Edition, is a complete guide to the principles, design and applications of electric vehicle technology. Including all the latest advances, it presents clear and comprehensive coverage of the major aspects of electric vehicle development and offers an engineering-based evaluation of electric motor scooters, cars, buses and trains. This new edition includes: important new chapters on types of electric vehicles, including pickup and linear motors, overall efficiencies and energy consumption, and power generation, particularly for zero carbon emissions expanded chapters updating the latest types of EV, types of batteries, battery technology and other rechargeable devices, fuel cells, hydrogen supply, controllers, EV modeling, ancillary system design, and EV and the environment brand new practical examples and case studies illustrating how electric vehicles can be used to substantially reduce carbon emissions and cut down reliance on fossil fuels futuristic concept models, electric and high-speed trains and developments in magnetic levitation and linear motors an examination of EV efficiencies, energy consumption and sustainable power generation. MATLAB® examples can be found on the companion website www.wiley.com/go/electricvehicle2e Explaining the underpinning science and technology, this book is essential for practicing electrical, automotive, power, control and instrumentation engineers working in EV research and development. It is also a valuable reference for academics and students in automotive, mechanical, power and electrical engineering.

The Electric Car

The Electric Car
Author: Michael Hereward Westbrook
Publsiher: IET
Total Pages: 232
Release: 2001
ISBN: 9780852960134
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Electric Car Book Excerpt:

This book covers the development of electric cars -- from their early days to new hybrid models in production -- together with the very latest technological issues faced by automotive engineers working on electric cars, as well as the key business factors vital for the successful transfer of electric cars into the mass market. Considerable work has gone into electric car and battery development in the last ten years with the prospect of substantial improvements in range and performance in battery cars as well as in hybrids and those using fuel cells. This book comprehensively covers this important subject and will be of particular interest to engineers and managers working in the automotive and transport industries.

Modern Electric Hybrid Electric and Fuel Cell Vehicles

Modern Electric  Hybrid Electric  and Fuel Cell Vehicles
Author: Mehrdad Ehsani,Yimin Gao,Kambiz Ebrahimi,Stefano Longo
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 572
Release: 2018-02-19
ISBN: 9781498761772
Category: Electronic Book
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Modern Electric Hybrid Electric and Fuel Cell Vehicles Book Excerpt:

The book deals with the fundamentals, theoretical bases, and design methodologies of conventional internal combusion engine (ICE) vehicles, electric vehicles (Evs), hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs), and fuel cell vehicles (FCVs). The design methodology is described in mathematical terms, step-by-step, and the topics are approached from the overall drive train system, not just individual components. Furthermore, in explaining the design methodology of each drive train, design examples are presented with simulation results. All the chapters have been updated, and two new chapters on Mild Hybrids and Optimal Sizing and Dimensioning and Control are included.

Fuel Cell Hybrid EVs

Fuel Cell Hybrid EVs
Author: Ronald K Jurgen
Publsiher: SAE International
Total Pages: 133
Release: 2010-11-29
ISBN: 0768057213
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Fuel Cell Hybrid EVs Book Excerpt:

With production and planning for new electric vehicles gaining momentum worldwide, this book – the fifth in a series of five volumes on this subject – provides engineers and researchers with perspectives on the most current and innovative developments regarding electric and hybrid-electric vehicle technology, design considerations, and components. This book features 14 SAE technical papers, published from 2008 through 2010, that look at innovative engineering approaches to meeting the major technological challenges associated with fuel cells. Topics covered include: Advances in powertrain systems for fuel cell vehicles Diagnostic design processes for developmental vehicles Application of two fuel cells in hybrid electric vehicles Research and design of a centrifugal compressor for fuel cell turbocharger The future of fuel cell hybrid EVs

Fuel Cell Systems Explained

Fuel Cell Systems Explained
Author: Andrew L. Dicks,David A. J. Rand
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 488
Release: 2018-03-14
ISBN: 111870696X
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Fuel Cell Systems Explained Book Excerpt:

Since publication of the first edition of Fuel Cell Systems Explained, three compelling drivers have supported the continuing development of fuel cell technology. These are: the need to maintain energy security in an energy-hungry world, the desire to move towards zero-emission vehicles and power plants, and the mitigation of climate change by lowering of CO2 emissions. New fuel cell materials, enhanced stack performance and increased lifetimes are leading to the emergence of the first truly commercial systems in applications that range from fork-lift trucks to power sources for mobile phone towers. Leading vehicle manufacturers have embraced the use of electric drive-trains and now see hydrogen fuel cells complementing advanced battery technology in zero-emission vehicles. After many decades of laboratory development, a global but fragile fuel cell industry is bringing the first commercial products to market. This thoroughly revised edition includes several new sections devoted to, for example, fuel cell characterisation, improved materials for low-temperature hydrogen and liquid-fuelled systems, and real-world technology implementation. Assuming no prior knowledge of fuel cell technology, the third edition comprehensively brings together all of the key topics encompassed in this diverse field. Practitioners, researchers and students in electrical, power, chemical and automotive engineering will continue to benefit from this essential guide to the principles, design and implementation of fuel cell systems.

Hybrid Electric and Fuel Cell Vehicles

Hybrid  Electric  and Fuel Cell Vehicles
Author: Jack Erjavec
Publsiher: Cengage Learning
Total Pages: 400
Release: 2012-06-06
ISBN: 1285415051
Category: Education
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Hybrid Electric and Fuel Cell Vehicles Book Excerpt:

HYBRID, ELECTRIC AND FUEL-CELL VEHICLES, Second Edition, covers the cutting-edge technology and technology that are revolutionizing today's automotive industry. Author Jack Erjavec combines in-depth industry expertise with an engaging, reader-friendly style, providing extensive detail on new and upcoming electric vehicles, including hybrids in production today and the fuel cell vehicles of tomorrow. Expansive coverage ranges from basic theory related to vehicle construction, electricity, batteries, and motors, to the political and social impact of these high-profile vehicles. In addition to up-to-date, highly accurate technical information on vehicles available today—including service procedures and safe shop practices—the text provides an informed look into the future with material on vehicles currently under development. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Hydrogen Fuel Cells for Road Vehicles

Hydrogen Fuel Cells for Road Vehicles
Author: Pasquale Corbo,Fortunato Migliardini,Ottorino Veneri
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 246
Release: 2011-01-19
ISBN: 085729136X
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Hydrogen Fuel Cells for Road Vehicles Book Excerpt:

Hydrogen Fuel Cells for Road Vehicles addresses the main issues related to the application of hydrogen fuel cell technology in the road transportation sector. A preliminary treatment is given on fuel resources and atmospheric pollution concerns which are closely related to the current technology (internal combustion engine) used for moving people and goods. The authors deal, in particular, with the problems that can hinder a widespread hydrogen market (production, storage and distribution), as well as giving an analysis of fuel cell technologies available for utilization of this energy carrier in the automotive field. Hydrogen Fuel Cells for Road Vehicles also examines the concerns faced during the design and realization of a PEM fuel cell system with optimal size and efficiency, evidencing the impact of the individual auxiliary components on energy losses and dynamic stack performance. The book ends with the analysis of two practical case studies on fuel cell propulsion systems. Hydrogen Fuel Cells for Road Vehicles is a useful text for researchers, professionals and advanced students in the fields of automotive and environmental engineering.

Electric Powertrain

Electric Powertrain
Author: John G. Hayes,G. Abas Goodarzi
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 560
Release: 2018-02-05
ISBN: 1119063647
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Electric Powertrain Book Excerpt:

The why, what and how of the electric vehicle powertrain Empowers engineering professionals and students with the knowledge and skills required to engineer electric vehicle powertrain architectures, energy storage systems, power electronics converters and electric drives. The modern electric powertrain is relatively new for the automotive industry, and engineers are challenged with designing affordable, efficient and high-performance electric powertrains as the industry undergoes a technological evolution. Co-authored by two electric vehicle (EV) engineers with decades of experience designing and putting into production all of the powertrain technologies presented, this book provides readers with the hands-on knowledge, skills and expertise they need to rise to that challenge. This four-part practical guide provides a comprehensive review of battery, hybrid and fuel cell EV systems and the associated energy sources, power electronics, machines, and drives. The first part of the book begins with a historical overview of electromobility and the related environmental impacts motivating the development of the electric powertrain. Vehicular requirements for electromechanical propulsion are then presented. Battery electric vehicles (BEV), fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEV), and conventional and hybrid electric vehicles (HEV) are then described, contrasted and compared for vehicle propulsion. The second part of the book features in-depth analysis of the electric powertrain traction machines, with a particular focus on the induction machine and the surface- and interior-permanent magnet ac machines. The brushed dc machine is also considered due to its ease of operation and understanding, and its historical place, especially as the traction machine on NASA’s Mars rovers. The third part of the book features the theory and applications for the propulsion, charging, accessory, and auxiliary power electronics converters. Chapters are presented on isolated and non-isolated dc-dc converters, traction inverters, and battery charging. The fourth part presents the introductory and applied electromagnetism required as a foundation throughout the book. • Introduces and holistically integrates the key EV powertrain technologies. • Provides a comprehensive overview of existing and emerging automotive solutions. • Provides experience-based expertise for vehicular and powertrain system and sub-system level study, design, and optimization. • Presents many examples of powertrain technologies from leading manufacturers. • Discusses the dc traction machines of the Mars rovers, the ultimate EVs from NASA. • Investigates the environmental motivating factors and impacts of electromobility. • Presents a structured university teaching stream from introductory undergraduate to postgraduate. • Includes real-world problems and assignments of use to design engineers, researchers, and students alike. • Features a companion website with numerous references, problems, solutions, and practical assignments. • Includes introductory material throughout the book for the general scientific reader. • Contains essential reading for government regulators and policy makers. Electric Powertrain: Energy Systems, Power Electronics and Drives for Hybrid, Electric and Fuel Cell Vehicles is an important professional resource for practitioners and researchers in the battery, hybrid, and fuel cell EV transportation industry. The book is a structured holistic textbook for the teaching of the fundamental theories and applications of energy sources, power electronics, and electric machines and drives to engineering undergraduate and postgraduate students. Textbook Structure and Suggested Teaching Curriculum This is primarily an engineering textbook covering the automotive powertrain, energy storage and energy conversion, power electronics, and electrical machines. A significant additional focus is placed on the engineering design, the energy for transportation, and the related environmental impacts. This textbook is an educational tool for practicing engineers and others, such as transportation policy planners and regulators. The modern automobile is used as the vehicle upon which to base the theory and applications, which makes the book a useful educational reference for our industry colleagues, from chemists to engineers. This material is also written to be of interest to the general reader, who may have little or no interest in the power electronics and machines. Introductory science, mathematics, and an inquiring mind suffice for some chapters. The general reader can read the introduction to each of the chapters and move to the next as soon as the material gets too advanced for him or her. Part I Vehicles and Energy Sources Chapter 1 Electromobility and the Environment Chapter 2 Vehicle Dynamics Chapter 3 Batteries Chapter 4 Fuel Cells Chapter 5 Conventional and Hybrid Powertrains Part II Electrical Machines Chapter 6 Introduction to Traction Machines Chapter 7 The Brushed DC Machine Chapter 8 Induction Machines Chapter 9 Surface-permanent-magnet AC Machines Chapter 10: Interior-permanent-magnet AC Machines Part III Power Electronics Chapter 11 DC-DC Converters Chapter 12 Isolated DC-DC Converters Chapter 13 Traction Drives and Three-phase Inverters Chapter 14 Battery Charging Chapter 15 Control of the Electric Drive Part IV Basics Chapter 16 Introduction to Electromagnetism, Ferromagnetism, and Electromechanical Energy Conversion The first third of the book (Chapters 1 to 6), plus parts of Chapters 14 and 16, can be taught to the general science or engineering student in the second or third year. It covers the introductory automotive material using basic concepts from mechanical, electrical, environmental, and electrochemical engineering. Chapter 14 on electrical charging and Chapter 16 on electromagnetism can also be used as a general introduction to electrical engineering. The basics of electromagnetism, ferromagnetism and electromechanical energy conversion (Chapter 16) and dc machines (Chapter 7) can be taught to second year (sophomore) engineering students who have completed introductory electrical circuits and physics. The third year (junior) students typically have covered ac circuit analysis, and so they can cover ac machines, such as the induction machine (Chapter 8) and the surface permanent-magnet ac machine (Chapter 9). As the students typically have studied control theory, they can investigate the control of the speed and torque loops of the motor drive (Chapter 15). Power electronics, featuring non-isolated buck and boost converters (Chapter 11), can also be introduced in the third year. The final-year (senior) students can then go on to cover the more advanced technologies of the interior-permanent-magnet ac machine (Chapter 10). Isolated power converters (Chapter 12), such as the full-bridge and resonant converters, inverters (Chapter 13), and power-factor-corrected battery chargers (Chapter 14), are covered in the power electronics section. This material can also be covered at the introductory postgraduate level. Various homework, simulation, and research exercises are presented throughout the textbook. The reader is encouraged to attempt these exercises as part of the learning experience. Instructors are encouraged to contact the author, John Hayes, direct to discuss course content or structure.

HYBRID ELECTRIC AND FUEL CELL VEHICLES

HYBRID  ELECTRIC AND FUEL CELL VEHICLES
Author: JACK. ARIAS ERJAVEC (JEFF.)
Publsiher: Cengage Learning
Total Pages: 210
Release: 2021
ISBN: 1337515817
Category: Electronic Book
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

HYBRID ELECTRIC AND FUEL CELL VEHICLES Book Excerpt:

Fuel Cells

Fuel Cells
Author: Detlef Stolten,Remzi C. Samsun,Nancy Garland
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 408
Release: 2016-01-11
ISBN: 3527693912
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Fuel Cells Book Excerpt:

This ready reference is unique in collating in one scientifically precise and comprehensive handbook the widespread data on what is feasible and realistic in modern fuel cell technology. Edited by one of the leading scientists in this exciting area, the short, uniformly written chapters provide economic data for cost considerations and a full overview of demonstration data, covering such topics as fuel cells for transportation, fuel provision, codes and standards. The result is highly reliable facts and figures for engineers, researchers and decision makers working in the field of fuel cells.

Modern Electric Hybrid Electric and Fuel Cell Vehicles

Modern Electric  Hybrid Electric  and Fuel Cell Vehicles
Author: Mehrdad Ehsani,Yimin Gao,Ali Emadi
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 557
Release: 2017-12-19
ISBN: 1420054007
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Modern Electric Hybrid Electric and Fuel Cell Vehicles Book Excerpt:

Air pollution, global warming, and the steady decrease in petroleum resources continue to stimulate interest in the development of safe, clean, and highly efficient transportation. Building on the foundation of the bestselling first edition, Modern Electric, Hybrid Electric, and Fuel Cell Vehicles: Fundamentals, Theory, and Design, Second Edition updates and expands its detailed coverage of the vehicle technologies that offer the most promising solutions to these issues affecting the automotive industry. Proven as a useful in-depth resource and comprehensive reference for modern automotive systems engineers, students, and researchers, this book speaks from the perspective of the overall drive train system and not just its individual components. New to the second edition: A case study appendix that breaks down the Toyota Prius hybrid system Corrections and updates of the material in the first edition Three new chapters on drive train design methodology and control principles A completely rewritten chapter on Fundamentals of Regenerative Braking Employing sufficient mathematical rigor, the authors comprehensively cover vehicle performance characteristics, EV and HEV configurations, control strategies, modeling, and simulations for modern vehicles. They also cover topics including: Drive train architecture analysis and design methodologies Internal Combustion Engine (ICE)-based drive trains Electric propulsion systems Energy storage systems Regenerative braking Fuel cell applications in vehicles Hybrid-electric drive train design The first edition of this book gave practicing engineers and students a systematic reference to fully understand the essentials of this new technology. This edition introduces newer topics and offers deeper treatments than those included in the first. Revised many times over many years, it will greatly aid engineers, students, researchers, and other professionals who are working in automotive-related industries, as well as those in government and academia.

Electric Hybrid and Fuel Cell Vehicles

Electric  Hybrid  and Fuel Cell Vehicles
Author: Amgad Elgowainy
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 521
Release: 2021-09-27
ISBN: 9781071614914
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Electric Hybrid and Fuel Cell Vehicles Book Excerpt:

This volume of "Encyclopedia of Sustainability Science and Technology, Second Edition," covers the electrification of vehicles, which is key to a sustainable future of transportation in both light-duty and heavy-duty vehicle sectors to address global concerns of climate change, air pollutant emissions, energy efficiency and energy security. Vehicle electrification includes several existing and emerging technologies and powertrain architectures such as conventional hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs), plug-in hybrids with various electric driving range, short- and long-range battery electric vehicles, as well as hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs). Electrification will be key to connected autonomous vehicles, which are perceived to improve mobility, increase safety, reduce energy consumption and infrastructure costs, improve productivity, decrease traffic congestion and increase customer satisfaction. While electrification of vehicle technologies is relatively mature, technology improvement and economies of scale are needed to compete against incumbent technologies and to realize their benefits in the marketplace. Significant infrastructure development is needed in the case of hydrogen fuel cell vehicles and to a lesser extent for plug-in electric vehicles. Vehicle efficiency improvement is sought through a combination of several approaches, including weight reduction, engine downsizing, increased engine compression ratio with high octane fuels, and the use of compression ignition engines with low octane fuels. Liquid hydrocarbon fuels are needed in applications where high storage energy density is required such as long-haul class-8 combination heavy-duty trucks. Shared mobility is another emerging concept that enables access to transportation services on an as-needed basis. This approach can enhance accessibility to transportation, decrease number of vehicles on the road, reduce energy use and impact on the environment, reduce cost of transportation and the need for parking, and reduce transportation time between origin and destination. In all, the reader will receive a comprehensive introduction to electric vehicles and technology trends, including energy storage, in light-, medium-, and heavy-duty sectors, as well as the infrastructure development that will be required to realize these benefits for society.

Patent Landscape Report Hydrogen fuel cells in transportation

Patent Landscape Report   Hydrogen fuel cells in transportation
Author: World Intellectual Property Organization
Publsiher: WIPO
Total Pages: 102
Release: 2022
ISBN: 9280534165
Category: Law
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Patent Landscape Report Hydrogen fuel cells in transportation Book Excerpt:

Over the next decade, transforming the transportation sector to put it on a Net Zero pathway will require a combination of technological innovation, government and corporate decision-making, and adapted customer behavior. Reducing greenhouse gas emissions by transportation, a sector responsible for almost 24 percent of direct carbon dioxide emissions from fuel combustion is crucial. This WIPO Patent Landscape Report provides early observations on patenting activity together with complementary information from online news, press releases and corporate financial reporting in the field of hydrogen fuel cells in transportation.

Future Drive

Future Drive
Author: Daniel Sperling
Publsiher: Island Press
Total Pages: 191
Release: 2013-02-22
ISBN: 1610910737
Category: Nature
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Future Drive Book Excerpt:

In Future Drive, Daniel Sperling addresses the adverse energy and environmental consequences of increased travel, and analyzes current initiatives to suggest strategies for creating a more environmentally benign system of transportation. Groundbreaking proposals are constructed around the idea of electric propulsion as the key to a sustainable transportation and energy system. Other essential elements include the ideas that: improving technology holds more promise than large-scale behavior modification technology initiatives must be matched with regulatory and policy initiatives government intervention should be flexible and incentive-based, but should also embrace selective technology-forcing measures more diversity and experimentation is needed with regard to vehicles and energy technologies Sperling evaluates past and current attempts to influence drivers and vehicle use, and articulates a clear and compelling vision of the future. He formulates a coherent and specific set of principles, strategies, and policies for redirecting the United States and other countries onto a new sustainable pathway.

Sustainable Mobility Renewable Energies for Powering Fuel Cell Vehicles

Sustainable Mobility  Renewable Energies for Powering Fuel Cell Vehicles
Author: Raphael Edinger,Sanjay Kaul
Publsiher: ABC-CLIO
Total Pages: 144
Release: 2003-03-30
ISBN: 0313053561
Category: Business & Economics
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sustainable Mobility Renewable Energies for Powering Fuel Cell Vehicles Book Excerpt:

With energy consumption rising and with it our dependence on crude oil from politically uncertain regions, and faced with the threat to the environment from polluting emissions, it is becoming ever more evident that fuels from renewable resources are an increasingly attractive option to fossil fuels. Edinger and Kaul, like a growing number of other experts, hold the mobility of populations—transportation, in other words—responsposible for the rise in the rate of greenhouse gas emissions, a condition that can only get worse as less developed regions of the world emerge with their own needs and demands for mobility. What to do? Edinger and Kaul outline in sharp detail the shortcomings of current vehicular technologies and dominant fossil fuels. They present a careful, authoritative examination of innovative technologies that in their opinion have the best chance of combating dangerous reliance on conventional means of power, not only for transportation but other purposes as well. And they focus on special forms of fuel cell drive systems, with their high efficiencies and reduced consumptions, and on other emerging renewable technologies and their innovative, sustainable power sources—such as fuels from biomass and renewable electricity, a particularly promising source of energy for newly growing economies. Wide ranging in coverage, forthright in style, the book is an important review of how things are today, why they could get worse, but perhaps most importantly, what we can do about it.

Hybrid Electric and Fuel Cell Vehicles

Hybrid  Electric  and Fuel Cell Vehicles
Author: Jack Erjavec
Publsiher: Cengage Learning
Total Pages: 400
Release: 2012-06-06
ISBN: 9780840023957
Category: Education
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Hybrid Electric and Fuel Cell Vehicles Book Excerpt:

HYBRID, ELECTRIC AND FUEL-CELL VEHICLES, Second Edition, covers the cutting-edge technology and technology that are revolutionizing today's automotive industry. Author Jack Erjavec combines in-depth industry expertise with an engaging, reader-friendly style, providing extensive detail on new and upcoming electric vehicles, including hybrids in production today and the fuel cell vehicles of tomorrow. Expansive coverage ranges from basic theory related to vehicle construction, electricity, batteries, and motors, to the political and social impact of these high-profile vehicles. In addition to up-to-date, highly accurate technical information on vehicles available today—including service procedures and safe shop practices—the text provides an informed look into the future with material on vehicles currently under development. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.