Build Your Own Electric Vehicle, Third Edition (Paperback)
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Build Your Own Electric Vehicle, Third Edition (Paperback)

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Published: 16/03/2013
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BUILD, CONVERT, OR BUY A STATE-OF-THE-ART ELECTRIC VEHICLE

Thoroughly revised and expanded, Build Your Own Electric Vehicle, Third Edition, is your go-to guide for converting an internal combustion engine vehicle to electric or building an EV from the ground up. You'll also find out about the wide variety of EVs available for purchase and how they're being built. This new editiondetails all the latest breakthroughs, including AC propulsion and regenerative braking systems, intelligent controllers, batteries, and charging technologies.

Filled with updated photos, this cutting-edge resource fully describes each component--motor, battery, controller, charger, and chassis--and provides illustrated, step-by-step instructions on how to assemble all the parts. Exclusive web content features currentsupplier and dealer lists. Custom-built for environmentalists, engineers, students, hobbyists, and mechanics, this hands-on guide puts you in the fast lane toward a cost-effective, reliable green machine.

Build Your Own Electric Vehicle, Third Edition, covers:

  • Environmental impact and energy savings
  • The best EV for you--purchase trade-offs, conversion trade-offs, and conversion costs
  • Chassis and design
  • Different types of electric motors and controllers
  • Lithium EV batteries
  • Chargers and electrical systems
  • EV builds and conversions
  • Licensing and insuring your EV
  • Driving and maintenance
  • List of manufacturers and dealers regularly updated on website

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
ISBN: 9780071770569
Number of pages: 416
Weight: 680 g
Dimensions: 231 x 185 x 20 mm

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Bought this book for my Dad for Christmas. He his built various Kit Cars in the past and now after reading this he’s seriously saying he’s going to convert all our cars to electric. He did mention the book was ‘very... More

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