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Halderman, James D., 1943-
Hybrid and alternative fuel vehicles / James D. Halderman, Tony Martin
2nd ed
Upper Saddle River, NJ : Pearson Education/Prentice Hall, c2011
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  TL221.15 .H35 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Hybrid electric vehicles
Alternative fuel vehicles
Physical Description xiv, 392 p. : ill., map ; 28 cm
Note Includes index
Contents Carbon-Based Fuels And The Environment -- Objectives -- Key terms -- Purpose of hybrid and alternative-fuel vehicles -- Carbon-based society -- Chemical fundamentals of carbon-based society -- Clean Air Act establishes the framework -- Emission standards in the United States -- European standards -- Ozone -- Ultraviolet radiation absorption -- Kyoto protocol -- Health effects of air pollution -- Acid rain -- Carbon footprint -- Global warming -- Summary -- Review questions -- Chapter quiz -- 2: Introduction To Hybrid Vehicles -- Objectives -- Key terms -- Hybrid vehicle -- Driving and owning a hybrid electric vehicle -- Classifications of hybrid electric vehicles -- Belt alternator starter systems -- Levels of hybrid vehicles -- Summary -- Review questions -- Chapter quiz -- 3: Internal Combustion Engine Systems -- Objectives -- Key terms -- Hybrid internal combustion engines (ICE) -- Engine fundamentals -- Atkinson cycle -- Engine specifications -- Torque, work, and power -- Hybrid engine design features -- Hybrid engine lubrication system -- Engine oil -- Synthetic oil -- Oil change intervals -- Hybrid engine ignition system -- Oxygen sensors -- Wide-band oxygen sensor -- Fuel injection systems -- Mechanical returnless fuel system -- Gasoline direct injection -- Demand delivery system (DDS) -- Electronic returnless fuel system -- Fuel injectors -- Electronic throttle control -- Summary -- Review questions -- Chapter quiz -- 4: Gasoline -- Objectives -- Key terms -- Gasoline -- Refining -- Volatility -- Gasoline combustion process -- Normal and abnormal combustion -- Octane rating -- Gasoline additives -- High-altitude octane requirements -- Gasoline blending -- Testing gasoline for alcohol content -- Reformulated gasoline -- General gasoline recommendations -- Summary -- Review questions -- Chapter quiz -- 5: Alternative Fuels -- Objectives -- Key terms -- Introduction -- Ethanol -- Cellulose ethanol -- E85 -- Alternative-fuel vehicles -- Methanol -- Propane -- Compressed natural gas (CNG) -- Liquefied natural gas (LNG) -- P-series fuels -- Synthetic fuels -- Safety procedures when working with alternative fuels -- Summary -- Review questions -- Chapter quiz -- 6: Diesel And Biodiesel Fuels -- Objectives -- Key terms -- Diesel fuel -- Biodiesel -- Review questions -- Chapter quiz -- E-diesel fuel -- Summary -- 7: Hybrid Batteries And Battery Service -- Objectives -- Key terms -- Introduction -- Evolution of battery technology -- Lead-acid batteries -- Nickel-cadmium -- Nickel-metal hydride -- Lithium-ion -- Lithium-polymer -- Zinc-air -- Sodium-sulfur -- Sodium-metal-chloride -- Battery comparison -- Role of the auxiliary battery in the hybrid system -- Lead-acid technology -- Battery ratings -- Lead-acid battery safety precautions -- Lead-acid battery testing -- Valve regulated lead acid -- Role of the HV battery in the hybrid system -- High-voltage (HV) battery construction -- HV battery cooling -- HV battery service -- Summary -- Review questions -- Chapter quiz -- 8: Electric Motors, Generators, And Controls -- Objectives -- Key terms -- Fundamentals of magnetism -- Electromagnetism -- Electromagnetic induction -- Electric motors -- Brushless motors -- Motor control -- Capacitors in hybrid controllers -- Converters and inverters -- Electric power steering -- Summary -- Review questions -- Chapter quiz -- 9: Regenerative Braking Systems -- Objectives -- Key terms -- Introduction -- Principles of regenerative braking -- Types of regenerative braking systems -- Battery charging during regeneration -- Regenerative braking systems -- How the regeneration system works -- Deceleration rates -- Engine design changes related to regenerative braking -- Servicing regenerative braking systems -- Summary -- Review questions -- Chapter quiz --10: Hybrid Vehicle Transmissions And Transaxles -- Objectives -- Key terms -- Introduction -- Manual versus automatic -- Why a transmission is necessary -- Manual transaxles -- Service -- Conventional automatic transmissions -- GM Silverado/Sierra hybrid automatic transmission -- Honda Accord hybrid five-speed automatic transmission -- Continuously variable transmissions (CVTs) -- Toyota/Lexus power-split system -- Ford Escape hybrid ECVT -- Honda belt-and-pulley CVT -- Summary -- Review questions -- Chapter quiz -- 11: Hybrid Vehicle Heating And Air Conditioning -- Objectives -- Key terms -- Introduction -- Hybrid Ice cooling systems -- Cooling system components -- Coolant heat storage system (2004-2009 Prius) -- Cabin heating systems -- Hybrid electrical system cooling -- Hybrid air-conditioning systems -- A/C components -- Summary -- Review questions -- Chapter quiz -- 12: Hybrid Safety And Service Procedures -- Objectives -- Key terms -- High-voltage safety -- High-voltage safety equipment -- Electric shock potential -- DE-powering the high-voltage system -- Collision and repair industry issues -- Moving and towing a hybrid -- Removing the high-voltage batteries -- Routine service procedures -- Summary -- Review questions -- Chapter quiz -- 13: First responder procedures -- Objectives -- Key terms -- Hybrid electric vehicle incidents -- First responder procedures -- Electric shock potential -- Emergency response -- Fire -- Hazmat issues -- Submerged or partially submerged vehicle -- Alternative-fuel vehicle issues -- Summary -- Review questions -- Chapter quiz -- 14: Honda Hybrid Vehicles -- Objectives -- Key terms -- Background -- Body/interior features -- Power train features -- Safety procedures -- Service features -- Summary -- Review questions -- Chapter quiz -- 15: Toyota/Lexus Hybrid Vehicles -- Objectives -- Key terms -- Toyota Prius -- Driving a Toyota hybrid electric vehicle -- Cold-start emission controls -- Fuel system components -- High-voltage battery pack -- Toyota hybrid system -- Lexus RX400H/Toyota Highlander hybrid -- Toyota Camry hybrid -- Lexus GS450H -- Maintenance and service procedures -- Summary -- Review questions -- Chapter quiz -- 16: Ford/Mercury Hybrid Vehicles -- Objectives -- Key terms -- Introduction -- Full hybrid -- Electromechanical CVT -- Electric traction motor -- Generator motor -- High-voltage battery pack -- 12-volt battery -- Electronic controller -- Electric power assist steering (EPAS) -- Regenerative braking system (RBS) -- Service procedures -- Summary -- Review questions -- Chapter quiz -- 17: General Motors Hybrid Vehicles -- Objectives -- Key terms -- Introduction -- Chevrolet/GMC parallel hybrid truck -- Electrohydraulic power steering -- PHT hybrid systems -- Saturn VUE and Chevrolet Malibu hybrids -- General Motors two-mode hybrid -- Summary -- Review questions -- Chapter quiz -- 18: Fuel Cells And Advanced Technologies -- Objectives -- Key terms -- Fuel-cell technology -- PEM fuel cells -- Direct methanol fuel cells -- Fuel-cell vehicle systems -- Fuel-cell hybrid vehicles -- Hydrogen storage -- Hydraulic hybrid storage system -- HCCI -- Plug-in hybrid electric vehicles -- Future for electric vehicles -- Wind power -- Hydroelectric power -- Summary -- Review questions -- Chapter quiz -- Appendix 1: Hybrid vehicle diagnostic trouble codes -- English glossary -- Spanish glossary -- Index
Summary Synopsis: Designed for service technicians and automotive students, Hybrids and Alternative Fuel Vehicles, 2e, offers practical coverage of hybrid vehicles. Beginning with the fundamentals, the book discusses historical trends and environmental concerns, followed by separate chapters detailing each major hybrid system. The text highlights products from leading manufacturers, making the information easy to incorporate into an existing course. Throughout the text, ample photos and illustrations, as well as features such as Real World Fix boxes, help readers effectively understand and service hybrid vehicles
Series Halderman, James D., 1943- Professional technician series
Alternate Author Martin, Tony, 1962-

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