CURRENT STATUS OF ALTERNATIVE AUTOMOTIVE POWER SYSTEMS AND FUELS. VOLUME IV. ELECTRIC AND HYBRID POWER SYSTEMS

Electric vehicles, possible alternatives to conventional automobiles, are discussed with respect to electric vehicle history, power plant configurations, performance characteristics, and current and projected development status. Information is given on hybrid heat engine/battery and hybrid heat engine/flywheel vehicles, including design factors and some analytical and experimental results. Other energy storage concepts are briefly described, and the development status of hybrid vehicles is summarized. Vehicle design goals for a six passenger automobile are presented.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Aerospace Corporation

    2350 East El Sequdo Boulevard
    El Sequndo, CA  United States  90245
  • Authors:
    • Lapedes, D E
    • HINTON, M G
    • MELTZER, J
    • IURA, T
    • Dykema, O
  • Publication Date: 1974-7

Media Info

  • Pagination: 260 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00094657
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Contract Numbers: 68-01-0417
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 14 1977 12:00AM