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Advances in Hybrid Vehicles: Volume II

A special issue of Energies (ISSN 1996-1073). This special issue belongs to the section "E: Electric Vehicles".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (25 April 2024) | Viewed by 175

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Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Roma “Sapienza”, 00185 Roma, Italy
Interests: UMGT; hybrid vehicles and systems; machinery design; energy systems; ORC; heat exchangers; diagnostics; turbomachinery; volumetric machinery; biomedical machinery application
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Dear Colleagues,

Pollution from transport systems is a global problem that can no longer be overlooked. The abatement actions of harmful substances in the air are on the agenda of every nation, and they are necessary today to safeguard our welfare and that of our planet. New technologies related to hybrid electric vehicles are making great strides in reducing emissions. In addition, the implementation of new technologies is also convenient from an economic point of view. In fact, fuel consumption can be reduced by implementing the use of hybrid vehicles. Different hybrid configurations have been studied, corresponding to different architectures developed by researchers and research and development groups worldwide. Regarding energy flows, different strategy logic or vehicle management units are adopted. Various configurations and vehicles are studied by simulating different driving cycles, both European approval and homologation and customer ones (typically municipal and university).

While intense research activities have been dedicated to this field, several issues require further research prior to achieving a full commercialization of hybrid vehicles. This Special Issue seeks to contribute to disseminating the most recent advancements in the field with respect to both modelling and experimental analysis. The focus is placed on research covering all aspects of hybrid vehicles, including packaging, components design and realization, energy management and strategy, energy storage, insertion into the transportation system, and final usage. This also includes the development of new electric devices (fuel cell, ultra-capacitors, DC motor/generator, etc.), and recharging systems and their management.

We look forward to considering your submissions.

Prof. Dr. Roberto Capata
Guest Editor

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  • hybrid vehicle configuration
  • drive cycle analysis simulation and comparison
  • components packaging and configuration
  • electric motor/generator optimization and selection
  • batteries configuration and optimization
  • power sources combination
  • energy storage technique and application
  • power control and energy management
  • fuel consumption minimization and economy

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