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Build Your Own Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle (Paperback, Ed) Loot Price: R438
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Build Your Own Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle (Paperback, Ed)

Seth Leitman

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A Step-by-Step Guide to Building a Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle from the Ground Up

Written by clean energy guru and electric vehicle expert Seth Leitman, this hands-on guide gives you the latest technical information and easy-to-follow instructions for building a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV).

""Written by Seth Leitman, longtime green vehicle/sustainability expert and author of "Build Your Own Electric Vehicle," this 275-page book provides an overview of the technology and the issues in doing a conversion, and it works well as a different way in to the open source material that can be found at http: //www.eaa-phev.org or the easier-to-remember http: //www.priusplus.org."" -- CalCars.org

Build Your Own Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle puts you in the driver's seat when it comes to hitting the road in a reliable, economical, and environmentally friendly ride. Inside, you'll find complete details on the hybrid powertrain and all the required components, including the motor, battery, and chassis. The book covers the plug-in hybrids currently on the market as well as hybrid conversion companies, conversion kits, and related resources. Pictures, diagrams, charts, and graphs illustrate each step along the way. With this how-to guide on hand, you'll be behind the wheel of your own plug-in hybrid electric automobile in no time

Build Your Own Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle covers: Energy savings and environmental benefitsPHEV backgroundDrivetrain components and designChassis selectionDC and AC motor typesBatteries and chargersThe conversion processLicensing and insuranceSafety, maintenance, troubleshooting, and warrantiesClubs and associations Additional resources

General

Imprint: McGraw-Hill Professional
Country of origin: United States
Release date: July 2009
First published: 2009
Authors: Seth Leitman
Dimensions: 233 x 186 x 18mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback
Pages: 281
Edition: Ed
ISBN-13: 978-0-07-161473-3
Categories: Books > Professional & Technical > Energy technology & engineering
Books > Professional & Technical > Transport technology
Books > Professional & Technical > Energy technology & engineering > Alternative & renewable energy sources & technology
Books > Professional & Technical > Transport technology > Automotive technology
Books > Professional & Technical > Transport technology > Automotive technology > General
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LSN: 0-07-161473-7
Barcode: 9780071614733

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