Automotive Innovation: The Science and Engineering behind Cutting-Edge Automotive Technology, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Automotive Innovation

The Science and Engineering behind Cutting-Edge Automotive Technology, 1st Edition

By Patrick Hossay

CRC Press

318 pages

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Hardback: 9781138611764
pub: 2019-07-12
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Automotive Innovation: The Science and Engineering behind Cutting-Edge Automotive Technology provides a survey of innovative automotive technologies in the auto industry. Automobiles are rapidly changing, and this text explores these trends. IC engines, transmissions, and chassis are being improved, and there are advances in digital control, manufacturing, and materials. New vehicles demonstrate improved performance, safety and efficiency factors; electric vehicles represent a green energy alternative, while sensor technologies and computer processors redefine the nature of driving. The text explores these changes, the engineering and science behind them, and directions for the future.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1

Bringing the Fire

Chapter 2

The End of Compromise

Chapter 3

Getting Power to the Pavement

Chapter 4

Electric Machines

Chapter 5

Electrified Powertrains

Chapter 6

The Electric Fuel Tank

Chapter 7

Automotive Architecture

Chapter 8

The Power of Shape

Chapter 9

Smarter Cars

About the Author

Professor Patrick Hossay heads the Energy Studies and Sustainability programs at Stockton University where he teaches courses in automotive technology, green vehicle innovations, and energy science. He is also an experienced aircraft and automotive mechanic, and enjoys restoring classic cars and motorcycles.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TEC008000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Electronics / General
TEC009020
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Civil / General
TEC009070
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Mechanical