Advanced Hybrid Powertrains for Commercial Vehicles
This book provides a broad and comprehensive look at hybrid powertrain technologies for commercial vehicles. It begins with the fundamentals of hybrid powertrain systems, government regulations, and driving cycles, then provides design guidelines and key components of hybrid powertrains for commercial vehicles. It was written for vehicle and component engineers and developers, researchers, students, policymakers, and business executives in the commercial vehicle and transportation industries to help them understand the fundamentals of hybrid powertrain technologies and market requirements for commercial vehicles. It is useful for anyone who designs or is interested in hybrid powertrains and their key components. The term `commercial vehicle' applies to everything from light delivery vehicles to class 8 long haul trucks, buses, and coaches. These vehicles are used for a wide range of duties, including transporting goods or people and infrastructure service.
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- Hardback | 420 pages
- 184.15 x 254 x 25.4mm | 1,020.58g
- 15 Nov 2012
- SAE International
- Warrendale, United States
About Rudolf M. Smaling
Dr. Haoran Hu is the Chief Scientist at Eaton Corporation. He has over 20 years of experience in research and development of internal combustion engines, advanced powertrain systems, and emission control technologies. Prior to joining Eaton in 2002, Dr. Hu held engineering leadership positions at Caterpillar Inc., Detroit Diesel Corporation, and Jacobs Vehicle Systems. Dr. Hu has a Master of Engineering degree from Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China, a Doctor of Science (Sc.D.) degree in Mechanical Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and an MBA from The Ohio State University. Dr. Hu is the recipient of the SAE Arch T. Colwell Merit Award, and the Eaton Corporation "Engineer of the Year" Award. Dr. Hu has been awarded 30 US patents. Simon Baseley recently retired from Bosch Rexroth Corporation after over 25 years of working in leadership positions on automotive pumps and hydraulic systems, including vehicle hybrid systems. He now works part time at the University of Michigan as a Visiting Research Investigator. He previously worked for over 20 years in design and development of aircraft engines for Rolls Royce Ltd. Simon Baseley has a BSc in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Nottingham and an MSc from Cranfield University, England. He teaches seminars on Hydraulic Hybrid Vehicles for SAE and is named in over 10 patent applications (granted and pending). Dr. Rudy Smaling currently serves as executive director of systems engineering at Cummins, responsible for implementation of systems engineering principles and processes across the corporation. Dr. Smaling previously held the position of Chief Engineer with global responsibility for hybrid system architecture and new product development in Eaton Corporation's Hybrid Power Systems Division. Dr. Smaling also holds a position as adjunct Professor in Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering at Western Michigan University. Dr. Smaling's academic background includes a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Technische Universiteit Delft, a Masters Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Michigan Technological University, a dual degree in Engineering and Management from MIT, as well as a PhD in Engineering Systems from MIT. Dr. Smaling has over 20 years of experience in new product development in the automotive and commercial vehicle industry and has been awarded 11 patents.