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Issue 4 • April 2007

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  • [Front cover]

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s): C1
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  • Proceedings of the IEEE publication information

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s): C2
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  • Table of contents

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):697 - 698
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  • Interactive Humanoids and Androids: Promise and Reality

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):699 - 700
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  • Guest Editorial: Scanning the Issue

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):701 - 703
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  • The State of the Art of Electric, Hybrid, and Fuel Cell Vehicles

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):704 - 718
    Cited by:  Papers (596)  |  Patents (4)
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    With the more stringent regulations on emissions and fuel economy, global warming, and constraints on energy resources, the electric, hybrid, and fuel cell vehicles have attracted more and more attention by automakers, governments, and customers. Research and development efforts have been focused on developing novel concepts, low-cost systems, and reliable hybrid electric powertrain. This paper re... View full abstract»

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  • Hybrid Electric Vehicles: Architecture and Motor Drives

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):719 - 728
    Cited by:  Papers (147)  |  Patents (1)
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    Electric traction is one of the most promising technologies that can lead to significant improvements in vehicle performance, energy utilization efficiency, and polluting emissions. Among several technologies, hybrid electric vehicle (HEV) traction is the most promising technology that has the advantages of high performance, high fuel efficiency, low emissions, and long operating range. Moreover, ... View full abstract»

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  • Modeling and Simulation of Electric and Hybrid Vehicles

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):729 - 745
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    This paper discusses the need for modeling and simulation of electric and hybrid vehicles. Different modeling methods such as physics-based Resistive Companion Form technique and Bond Graph method are presented with powertrain component and system modeling examples. The modeling and simulation capabilities of existing tools such as Powertrain System Analysis Toolkit (PSAT), ADvanced VehIcle Simula... View full abstract»

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  • Electrical Machines and Drives for Electric, Hybrid, and Fuel Cell Vehicles

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):746 - 765
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    This paper reviews the relative merits of induction, switched reluctance, and permanent-magnet (PM) brushless machines and drives for application in electric, hybrid, and fuel cell vehicles, with particular emphasis on PM brushless machines. The basic operational characteristics and design requirements, viz. a high torque/power density, high efficiency over a wide operating range, and a high maxim... View full abstract»

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  • Energy Management Power Converters in Hybrid Electric and Fuel Cell Vehicles

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):766 - 777
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    Using a bidirectional dc-dc converter along with low-voltage energy storage for the high-voltage dc bus and traction motor drives has been a prominent option for hybrid electric and fuel cell vehicles. This paper will describe the significance of energy management power converters and their circuit topology options for efficiency, size, and cost considerations. Whether isolated or nonisolated, sof... View full abstract»

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  • Power Semiconductor Devices for Hybrid, Electric, and Fuel Cell Vehicles

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):778 - 789
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    Power semiconductor devices are key components in all power electronic systems, particularly in hybrid, electric, and fuel cell vehicles. This paper reviews the system requirement and latest development of power semiconductor devices including IGBTs, freewheeling diodes, and advanced power module technology in relating to electric vehicle applications. State-of-the-art silicon device technologies,... View full abstract»

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  • Development and Future Issues of High Voltage Systems for FCV

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):790 - 795
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    Nissan Motor Co., Ltd, has delivered the New X-TRAIL FCV 2005 Year Model to customers in April 2006 in Japan, in which a newly developed in-house fuel cell stack and 70-MPa high-pressure hydrogen storage system are installed. For fuel cell vehicles, not only the fuel cell system and the hydrogen storage system but also the high-voltage system is very important, such as a traction motor to propel t... View full abstract»

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  • Coordinated Nonlinear Speed Control Approach for SI Engine With Alternator

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):796 - 805
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    In the paper, the speed control problem for spark-ignition (SI) engine with alternator is investigated. The problem is addressed from the engine side and the alternator side, respectively, and two coordinated control schemes are proposed for two different operating modes. From the engine side, the torque produced by the alternator is treated as the external disturbance, and a state feedback contro... View full abstract»

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  • Batteries and Ultracapacitors for Electric, Hybrid, and Fuel Cell Vehicles

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):806 - 820
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    The application of batteries and ultracapacitors in electric energy storage units for battery powered (EV) and charge sustaining and plug-in hybrid-electric (HEV and PHEV) vehicles have been studied in detail. The use of IC engines and hydrogen fuel cells as the primary energy converters for the hybrid vehicles was considered. The study focused on the use of lithium-ion batteries and carbon/carbon... View full abstract»

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  • Emerging Energy-Efficient Technologies for Hybrid Electric Vehicles

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):821 - 835
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    With ever-increasing oil prices, there is fast growing interest in hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs) globally. Thus, it is a pressing need for researchers to develop emerging energy-efficient devices for various kinds of HEVs, including the micro hybrids, mild hybrids, and full hybrids. In this paper, three key emerging energy-efficient technologies are identified and discussed: 1) the thermoelectri... View full abstract»

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  • Electrical Engineering Hall of Fame: Charles F. Scott

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):836 - 839
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  • Future Special Issues/Special Sections of the Proceedings

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):840 - 841
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  • Quality without compromise [advertisement]

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s): 842
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  • Proceedings of the IEEE information for authors

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):843 - 844
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  • Put your technology leadership in writing

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s): C3
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  • Coming in February the Proceedings of the IEEE

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s): C4
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