1. Vehicle Powertrain Concepts

  1. Behrooz Mashadi1 and
  2. David Crolla2

Published Online: 22 NOV 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781119958376.ch1

Vehicle Powertrain Systems

Vehicle Powertrain Systems

How to Cite

Mashadi, B. and Crolla, D. (2012) Vehicle Powertrain Concepts, in Vehicle Powertrain Systems, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119958376.ch1

Author Information

  1. 1

    Iran University of Science and Technology, Iran

  2. 2

    University of Sunderland, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 NOV 2011
  2. Published Print: 13 JAN 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470666029

Online ISBN: 9781119958376

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Keywords:

  • vehicle powertrain concepts;
  • systems approach, design;
  • Well-to-Wheels idea;
  • system optimization;
  • Low Carbon Vehicles (LCVs);
  • conventional powertrain systems;
  • driver preferences, control;
  • powertrain analysis;
  • vehicle performance;
  • modelling approach

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Powertrain Systems

  • Powertrain Components

  • Vehicle Performance

  • Driver Behaviour

  • The Role of Modelling

  • Aim of the Book

  • Further Reading

  • References