Review of the Research Program of the Partnership for a New Generation of Vehicles: Fifth Report

Review of the Research Program of the Partnership for a New Generation of Vehicles: Fifth Report

By: National Research Council (author), Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (author), Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems (author), Standing Committee to Review the Research Program of the Partnership for a New Generation of Vehicle (author)Paperback

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This fifth review of the Partnership for a New Generation of Vehicles assesses progress made in the program towards the development of high fuel economy vehicles. One of the goals of the program is to develop midsize sedans with up to three times the fuel economy of today's vehicles. Concept vehicles are slated for 2000 and production prototypes for 2004. The book addresses engine technologies, batteries for energy storage, fuel cells, lightweight materials, fuels, emissions control systems, power electronics, and vehicle systems engineering.

About Author

Standing Committee to Review the Research Program of the Partnership for a New Generation of Vehicles, National Research Council

Contents

1 Front Matter; 2 Executive Summary; 3 1 Introduction; 4 2 Development of Vehicle Subsystems; 5 3 Systems Analysis; 6 4 Major Crosscutting Issues; 7 5 PNGV's Response to the Phase 4 Report; 8 References; 9 Appendix A: Biographical Sketches of Committee Members; 10 Appendix B: Letter from PNGV; 11 Appendix C: Statement of Task; 12 Appendix D: Committee Meetings and Other Activities; 13 Appendix E: List of Recommendations; 14 Appendix F: United States Council for Automotive Research Consortia; 15 Acronyms

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780309064439
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 124
  • ID: 9780309064439
  • ISBN10: 0309064430

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