NEAR-TERM HYBRID VEHICLE PROGRAM, PHASE 1. APPENDIX C: PRELIMINARY DESIGN DATA PACKAGE
The design methodology, the design decision rationale, the vehicle preliminary design summary, and the advanced technology developments are presented. The detailed vehicle design, the vehicle ride and handling and front structural crashworthiness analysis, the microcomputer control of the propulsion system, the design study of the battery switching circuit, the field chopper, and the battery charger, and the recent program refinements and computer results are presented.
- Prepared for JPL.
General ElectricMarine Turbine & Gear Engineer, 1100 Western Ave
Lynn, MA United States 01910
National Aeronautics and Space Administration600 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC United States 20546
- Publication Date: 1979-10-8
- Pagination: 208 p.
- TRT Terms: Battery chargers; Crash injury research; Crashes; Crashworthiness; Electric batteries; Electric circuits; Electric vehicles; Engines; Hybrid automobiles; Hybrid vehicles; Internal combustion engines; Propulsion; Research; Riding qualities; Safety factors; Simulation; Structural design; Technology; Traffic crashes; Vehicle design; Vehicle power plants
- Uncontrolled Terms: Propulsion systems
- Old TRIS Terms: Automobile engines; Engine design; Propulsion system configurations; Structural design criteria; Switching circuits
- Subject Areas: Design; Energy; Research; Safety and Human Factors; Vehicles and Equipment; I96: Vehicle Operating Costs;
- Accession Number: 00318663
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
- Report/Paper Numbers: NASA-CR-163232 Final Rpt., SRD-79-134/6-APP-C
- Contract Numbers: JPL-955190
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: Oct 27 1981 12:00AM