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Author International Conference on Vehicle and Automotive Engineering (2nd : 2018 : Miskolc, Hungary)

Title Vehicle and automotive engineering 2 : proceedings of the 2nd VAE2018, Miskolc, Hungary / Károly Jármai, Betti Bolló, editors
Published Cham, Switzerland : Springer, 2018
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 803 pages) : illustrations
Series Lecture notes in mechanical engineering, 2195-4356
Lecture notes in mechanical engineering. 2195-4356
Contents Intro; Preface; Acknowledgement; Contents; About the Editors; Conventional Powertrain; Investigation of Diesel -- n-Butanol Fuel Blend in the Function of Pre-injection Angle; Abstract; 1 Introduction; 2 Experimental; 2.1 Simulation Tools; 3 Test Results; 4 Conclusions; References; Optimal Manufacturing Technology Determination for the Main Parts of a Rotary Internal Combustion Engine; Abstract; 1 Introduction; 2 The Construction to be Produced; 3 The Analysis of Manufacturing Possibilities; 3.1 Rotor Manufacturing; 3.2 Rotary Chamber Manufacturing; 4 Final Conclusions; 4.1 Rotor Manufacturing
2.2 Synthetic and Carbon-Neutral Fuels3 Compatibility with Existing Vehicle Infrastructure; 3.1 Physical and Chemical Properties; 3.2 Combustion and Exhaust Emissions; 3.3 Friction and Wear Characteristics; 3.4 Oil Dilution and Degradation; 4 Summary; References; Alternative Powertrain; Human-Electric Hybrid Drives in Medium-Sized Cities by Daily Traffic; Abstract; 1 Human-Electric Hybrid Vehicles; 2 Differences Between the Types of Electric Vehicles, Legal Background; 2.1 Pedelec (Pedal Electric Cycle) EAPC; 2.2 S-pedelec (Speed-Pedelec); 2.3 Electric Bikes; 2.4 Other Regulations
3 The Idea of the Experiment4 Vehicles Used in the Experiment; 5 Determination of the Route of the Experiment; 6 Determination of Access Time; 7 The Implementation of the Experiment; 8 Result of the Experiment and Evaluation of the Results; 9 Important Experiences for the Perspectives of Later Experiments; Acknowledgement; References; Development of an Electric Powered Light-Stilt-Tractor for the Application of Biological Plant Prote ... ; Abstract; 1 Introduction; 2 Requirements Profile and Vehicle Concept; 3 Powertrain and Steering; 3.1 Powertrain; 3.2 Steering System
4 Mechanical Construction4.1 Chassis/Frame Construction; 4.2 Driven Wheel; 4.3 Steering Unit; 4.4 Driver's Cab and Complete Vehicle; 5 Conclusion and Outlook; Acknowledgment; References; Hybrid Drivetrain of a Self-driving Go-Kart; Abstract; 1 Introduction and Goals; 1.1 The Go-Kart! Go-Bosch! Competition; 1.2 Goals and Regulations; 2 Concept; 2.1 System Requirements; 2.2 Conceptual Design; 2.3 Choosing the Final Design; 3 Implementation; 3.1 Differential; 3.2 Brake Energy Recovery; 3.3 Further Improvements; References; Modular Battery Cell Model for Thermal Management Modelling; Abstract
4.2 Rotary Chamber ManufacturingAcknowledgments; References; Review Article: Effect of Ethanol-Gasoline Fuel Blends on the Exhaust Emissions and Characteristics of SI Engines; Abstract; 1 Introduction; 1.1 Comparison of Different Ethanol-Gasoline Blend Properties; 2 Effects on Engine Performance; 3 Exhaust Temperature; 4 CO, NOX and HC Emissions; 4.1 CO Component; 4.2 NOX Component; 4.3 HC Component; 5 Conclusions; References; A Review on the Effect of Alternative Fuels on the Friction and Wear of Internal Combustion Engines; Abstract; 1 Introduction; 2 Alternative Fuel Concepts; 2.1 Biofuels
Summary This book presents the proceedings of the second Vehicle Engineering and Vehicle Industry conference, reflecting the outcomes of theoretical and practical studies and outlining future development trends in a broad field of automotive research. The conference's main themes included design, manufacturing, economic and educational topics
Notes Includes author index
International conference proceedings
Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed May 16, 2018)
Subject Motor vehicles -- Design and construction -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Bolló, Betti, editor
Jármai, Károly, editor
ISBN 331975677X (electronic bk.)
9783319756776 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles VAE 2018