Build Your Own Electric Vehicle, 2nd Ed. (2008) - (Malestrom).pdf (Size: 15.33 MB) (Files: 1)
Build Your Own Electric Vehicle, 2nd Ed. (2008) - (Malestrom).pdf
Author : Seth Leitman and Bob Brant
Published by McGraw-Hill Professional
Publication date : September 2008
ISBN : 0071543732
PDF Format, 358 pages
Go Green-Go Electric!. Faster, cheaper, more reliable, while saving energy and the environment.
This new, updated edition of “Build Your Own Electric Vehicle” contains everything that made the first edition so popular while adding all the technological advances and new parts that are readily available on the market today.
“Build Your Own Electric Vehicle” gets on the expressway to a green, ecologically sound, cost-effective way that even can look cool, too!
This comprehensive how-to goes through the process of transforming an internal combustion engine vehicle to electric or even building an EV from scratch for as much or even cheaper than purchasing a traditional car. The book describes each component in detail -- motor, battery, controller, charger, and chassis -- and provides step-by-step instructions on how to put them all together.
Build Your Own Electric Vehicle, Second Edition, covers:
• EV vs. Combustible Engine Overview.
• Environmental and Energy Savings.
• EV Evolution since the First Electric Car .
• Current Purchase and Conversion Costs.
• Chassis and Design.
• Today's Best Motors .
• Battery Discharging/Charging Styles.
• Electrical Systems.
• Licensing and Insurance Issues.
• Maintenance .
• Related Clubs and Associations.
• Additional Resources