SECTION 4: COMMERCIAL VEHICLE POWER PLANTS PAPER 4/58: PROJECT FOR AN ELECTRIC CITY BUS WITH THERMAL REGENERATION

AN ELECTRIC BUS WITH HYBRID BATTERY AND GENERATOR SUPPLY IS BEING STUDIED WITHIN THE CONTEXT OF PROPOSALS FOR REDUCING AIR POLLUTION AND NOISE IN URBAN AREAS. REFERENCE IS MADE TO THE GENERAL CASE IN WHICH THE BATTERIES ARE RECHARGED BOTH BY THE GENERATOR, DURING THE VEHICLE'S RUN AND FROM THE MAINS BY MEANS OF A CHARGER WHEN THE VEHICLE IS STANDING IDLE. MAINS CHARGING IS DONE PARTIALLY DURING THE SHORT TERMINUS STOPS AND TOTALLY DURING THE LONGER PERIODS IN THE DEPOT. FUNCTIONAL RELATIONS ARE ESTABLISHED BETWEEN VARIABLES, I.E. ROUTE PARAMETERS AND VEHICLE PLANT CHARACTERISTICS, ON THE BASIS OF WHICH THE VARIOUS COMPONENTS ARE DESIGNED. THE ECONOMICS OF THE PROJECT ARE ALSO DISCUSSED. FINALLY, A PRELIMINARY PROJECT FOR A HYBRID CITY BUS IS PRESENTED. (A). SEE ALSO IRRD ABSTRACT NO. 206226.

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    14th Intl Auto Tech Cong /UK

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  • Authors:
    • Brusaglino, G
  • Publication Date: 1972

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  • Features: Figures; References;
  • Pagination: 13 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00202442
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Conf Paper
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 24 1974 12:00AM