1st Edition

Smart Electric and Hybrid Vehicles Fundamentals, Strategies and Applications

Edited By Ajay Kumar, D. K. Rajak, Parveen Kumar, Sarita Rathee Copyright 2025
    238 Pages 61 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    This book presents an analysis of the existing surveys in the literature of batteries, chargers, control systems, battery management systems, plugs, sockets, drives and fuel cell based and plug in smart electric and hybrid vehicles. It provides detailed comparative analysis of parameters of intelligent electric and hybrid vehicles with conventional vehicles and depth in knowledge of power electronics tools in smart electric and hybrid vehicles. This book compiles the research work and findings in advancements of smart electric and hybrid vehicles from automobile, mechanical, electronic, electrical, computer science and allied engineering domains and explains how smart electric and hybrid vehicles can be utilized for harmful emissions over the entire life cycle of vehicle and how reliance on fossil fuels can be cut down.

    This book:

    • Discusses different types of lightweight and robust materials for the fabrication of smart electric and hybrid vehicles.
    • Presents computational models, emerging technologies, numerical techniques, and environmental and economic benefits applicable to electric vehicles.
    • Highlights the applications of smart and hybrid vehicles in diverse sectors including aerospace, agriculture, defense, and medical.
    • Covers electromechanical drives, storage systems, wireless charging, and component design for smart electric and hybrid vehicles.
    • Showcases a detailed comparative analysis of parameters of intelligent electric and hybrid vehicles with conventional vehicles.

    It is primarily written for senior undergraduates, graduate students, and academic researchers in the fields of electrical engineering, electrical and electronics engineering, computer engineering, and automotive engineering.

    Chapter 1: An Overview on Electric Vehicles: Technologies, Emissions, and Challenges

    Gaydaa AlZohbi

    Chapter 2: A Comprehensive Review on Rechargeable Batteries: Technologies, Advancements, and Comparative Analysis

    P V Ram Kumar, N Krishna Chaitanya, V Suneel Reddy, SK.Abdul Kareem, A.Akshitha

    Chapter 3: Fabrication of Test Rig to Analyze the Effects of Variable Belt Tension in a CVT System

    Kunal Rawal, Ravi Patel, Eklavya Gupta, Gourav Patel, Avinash Sharma, Neelesh Sahu, Parveen Kumar, Ajay Kumar

    Chapter 4: An analysis of start stop system for energy efficient micro hybrid two-wheeler

    Devendra Vashist, Mallhar Maitra, Gaurav Saxena, Ankit Mittal

    Chapter 5: Optimization of Electric Vehicle Lithium-ion battery parameter by using Taguchi Methodology

    Chapter 6: Energizing the Future: Electric Vehicle Charging infrastructure, Integration, and Policy Perspectives

    Ritu K R, A K Wadhwani, Ajay Kumar, Parveen Kumar

    Chapter 7: Modeling of Electronic - Waste Recycling Intentions among Generation Z

    Chand Prakash, Ritu Yadav, Sarita Rathee

    Chapter 8: Vision-Based Target Tracking for UAVs using Yolov2 Deep Algorithms

    Raja Munusamy, S. Rankesh Laxman

    Chapter 9: Flight Delay Prediction: A Comprehensive Review of Models, Methods, and Trends

    Richa Sharma, Rohit Kaushik, Mukkisa Indhu,Anupam Kumar, Aman Kumar Upadhyay

    Chapter 10: Selection of Electric Car using Multi-Attribute Decision-Making Methods

    Sanap A. S, Kamble A. G.

    Chapter 11:  People's perception of Electric Vehicles in developing countries: A case study of Jaipur city

    Mahjabeen Naz, Ankit Singh Beniwal, Ram Vilas Meena

    Chapter 12: Significance of AI in Automobiles

    Sumit Saini, Amit Yadav, Areeb Shazli, Momin Altaf Itoo, Akhil Ajith, Divam Vats

    Biography

    Ajay Kumar is currently serving as an Associate Professor in Mechanical Engineering Department, School of Engineering and Technology, JECRC University, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India. He received his Ph.D. in the field of Advanced Manufacturing from Guru Jambheshwar University of Science & Technology, Hisar, India after B.Tech. (Hons.) and M. Tech. (Distinction) from Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak, India. His areas of research include Artificial Intelligence, Intelligent Manufacturing, Incremental Sheet Forming, Additive Manufacturing, Intelligent vehicles, advanced manufacturing, Industry 4.0, Waste management, and optimization techniques.

    D. K. Rajak is a doctorate in material and design engineering from Indian Institute of Technology (ISM) Dhanbad, Jharkhand-India. The academic achievements are manifested in his original research contributions through over 120 papers published in refereed international journal, including 18-patents, 02-designs, 12-book chapters, and 02-books. These contributions are well reckoned as shown through numerous citations to his papers more than 1900.

    Parveen Kumar is currently serving as an Assistant Professor and Head in Department of Mechanical Engineering at Rawal Institute of Engineering and Technology, Faridabad, Haryana, India. Currently, he is pursuing Ph.D. from National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra, Haryana, India. He completed his B.Tech. (Hons.) from Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra, India and M. Tech. (Distinction) in Manufacturing and Automation from Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak, India. His areas of research include Intelligent Manufacturing Systems, Materials; Die less Forming, Design of Automotive systems, Additive Manufacturing, CAD/CAM and artificial Intelligence, machine learning and Internet of Things in manufacturing, multi objective optimization techniques.

    Sarita Rathee is currently serving as an Assistant Professor in Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, School of Engineering and Technology, JECRC University, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India. She received her M. Tech (Distinction) in the field of Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak, India after B.Tech. (Hons.) in electrical engineering. Her areas of research include Artificial Intelligence, IOT, cloud computing, Industry 4.0, Waste management, and optimization techniques.