MISSION ANALYSIS AND PERFORMANCE SPECIFICATION STUDIES REPORT, APPENDIX A
The Near Term Hybrid Passenger Vehicle Development Program tasks included defining missions, developing distributions of daily travel and composite driving cycles for these missions, providing information necessary to estimate the potential replacement of the existing fleet by hybrids, and estimating acceleration/gradeability performance requirements for safe operation. The data was then utilized to develop mission specifications, define reference vehicles, develop hybrid vehicle performance specifications, and make fuel consumption estimates for the vehicles. The major assumptions which underlie the approach taken to the mission analysis and development of performance specifications are the following: the daily operating range of a hybrid vehicle should not be limited by the stored energy capacity and the performance of such a vehicle should not be strongly dependent on the battery state of charge.
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- Publication Date: 1979-1-25
- Pagination: 177 p.
- TRT Terms: Automobiles; Electric batteries; Electrical equipment; Energy storage devices; Energy storage systems; Forecasting; Fuel consumption; Hybrid automobiles; Hybrid vehicles; Performance; Performance based specifications; Programming (Planning); Specifications
- Uncontrolled Terms: Performance prediction
- Old TRIS Terms: Hybrid propulsion
- Subject Areas: Energy; Vehicles and Equipment; I96: Vehicle Operating Costs;
- Accession Number: 00318691
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
- Report/Paper Numbers: NASA-CR-163035, JPL-9950-355
- Contract Numbers: JPL-955189
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: Oct 27 1981 12:00AM