Innovations in Fuel Economy and Sustainable Road Transport : 8-9 November 2011, Pune, India


Innovations in Fuel Economy and Sustainable Road Transport : 8-9 November 2011, Pune, India

Institution of Mechanical Engineers [Automobile Division]

Woodhead Publishing, 2011

  • : pbk.

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Includes bibliographical references and author index



This book presents the papers from the Innovations in Fuel Economy and Sustainable Road Transport conference, held in Pune, India, 8-9 November, 2011. Papers examine advances in powertrain, alternative fuels, lightweight vehicles, electric vehicles and hybrid vehicles. An international assembly of senior industry representatives provide insight into research and technological advances in low carbon technology sustainability for road transport, helping towards achieving stringent emissions standards and continual improvements in fuel economy efficiency, all in an expanding Indian market. These technical papers from industry and academia discuss the developments and research of leading organisations.


Hybrid and electric vehicles Chapter 1: Meeting the global challenges for hybrid and electric vehicles Abstract 1 Meeting the Challenge 2 The Business Model 3 Core Values 4 Technology Leadership 4.2 Advanced range extender technology 4.3 Advanced machine technology 5 Summary Chapter 2: Lithium-ion pack thermal modeling and evaluation of indirect liquid cooling for electric vehicle battery thermal management 1 Introduction 2 Li-Ion Battery Pack Configuration 3 Battery Thermal Management Development Tools 4 Cell Electro-Thermal Simulation and Validation 5 Vehicle Level Duty Cycle Simulations 6 Conclusion Chapter 3: Premium luxury hybrid vehicles Abstract 1 Introduction 2 Types of and Benefits from Hybrids 3 Hybrid Vehicle Operation 4 Luxury Vehicle Propulsion 5 JLR Hybrid Research Projects 6 Conclusions 7 Acknowledgements Chapter 4: Performance of an electric vehicle conversion at the University of Nottingham, Malaysia Abstract 1 Introduction 2 Electric Vehicle Conversion 3 Data Acquisition and Testing 4 Discussion and Conclusion Chapter 5: A Tata Motors perspective for sustainable transportation and the development of the Tata Vista EV Abstract 1 Introduction 2 Tata Motors' Perspective on Sustainable and Environmentally Friendly Transportation 3 The Development of the Tata Vista EV 4 The Tata Vista EVX 5 Actual EV Usage Patterns 6 Summary and Conclusions Chapter 6: Powertrain cooling concept selection process for hybrid electric vehicles Abstract 1 Introduction 2 Selection of an Optimized Cooling Circuit 3 1D Modelling 4 Results And Recommendations 5 Conclusion 6 Acknowledgements Chapter 7: Regenerative braking system evaluation on a full electric vehicle Abstract 1 Introduction 2 Existing Test Data 3 Test Procedure 4 Results 5 Discussion 6 Acknowledgements Fuels Chapter 8: Demonstrating the fuel economy potential of passenger car motor oils Abstract 1 Introduction 2 Engine and Vehicle Simulation 3 Fuel & Lubricant 4 Results and Discussion 5 Conclusions Acknowledgement Chapter 9: Biohydro-fined diesel (BHD) and biodiesel (BOD) production process and property review Abstract 1 Introduction 2 Bio-Hydrofining Process 3 Comparison of Property 4 LCA Evaluation of Hydrofining 5 Hydrogenation Reactivity 6 BHD for Sustainable Road Transport 7 Conclusion Chapter 10: Comparative study of NOx formation from biodiesel and diesel Abstract 1 Introduction 2 Experimental Approach 3 Results and Discussion 4 Conclusions Light weight vehicles Chapter 11: Validation of a virtual method for fracture prediction in the automotive body structure: a key enabler for light weight vehicles Abstract 1 Introduction 2 Experimental Method 3 Discussion 4 Conclusion Advances in powertrain Chapter 12: Extreme engine downsizing Abstract 1 Introduction 2 Project Objective and Targets 3 The Ultraboost Engine 4 Simulation Results 5 Discussion 6 Conclusion 7 Acknowledgements Chapter 13: Use of bio-diesel as an alternative fuel for sustainable development of transport in Gulbarga bus depots Abstract 1 Introduction 2 Benefits of Bio-Diesel 3 Emissions from Diesel Vehicles 4 Motivation for Present Study 5 Objectives of Study 6 Methodology 7 Collection of Data 8 Calculation of Pollution Loads 9 Conclusion Chapter 14: Performance simulation of CIDI engine fuelled with alternate oxygenated fuel (DME) and oxygenated (Diglyme) diesel blend by generic approach with universal oxygenate correction factor Abstract Abbreviations Definitions 1 Introduction 2 Universal Correction Factors 3 Combustion Model 4 Experimental Validation 5 Results And Discussion 6 Conclusion Fuels and emissions Chapter 15: Low cost electronic fuel injection for 2 and 3 wheeled motorcycles Abstract 1 Introduction 2 Application of PCI on 125 cc 4-Stroke Motorcycle 3 Application of the PCI to a 50 cc 2-Stroke Scooter 4 System Integration and Cost Reduction Conclusions Chapter 16: The latest trend of turbocharging technologies for emissions compliance and fuel economy Abstract 1 Turbo Charging Requirements for Next Generation Engines 2 Turbocharger 3 Longer Term Turbocharging Trends 4 Conclusions Chapter 17: Application of fuel additives for maintenance of fuel efficiency in modern vehicles Abstract 1 Introduction 2 Fuel Additives 3 'Real World' Performance Demonstration Conclusions Chapter 18: Experimental study on two-cylinder direct injection diesel engine for BS-III emission compliant Notation 1 Introduction 2 Design Modification 3 Experimental System and Method 4 Result and Discussion 5 Conclusion Author Index

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