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Title Review of the Research Program of the Partnership for a New Generation of Vehicles : Second Report
Published Washington : National Academies Press, 1996 ; Boulder : NetLibrary, Incorporated [distributor]

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Contents REVIEW OF THE RESEARCH PROGRAM OF THE PARTNERSHIP FOR A NEW GENERATION OF VEHICLES; Copyright; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; ACRONYMS; Contents; Contents; Highlights; 1 Summary; INTRODUCTION; PNGV RESPONSE TO THE PHASE 1 REPORT; GOALS 1 AND 2; MAJOR TECHNICAL BARRIERS AND ACHIEVEMENTS; Drivetrain Power Sources; Direct-Injection, Compression-Ignition Engines; Fuel Cells; Gas Turbine Engines; Energy Storage; Lightweight Structural Materials; Summary of Achievements; Summary of Technical Barriers; Recommendations; SYSTEMS ANALYSIS; Recommendations; FOREIGN TECHNOLOGY; Recommendation
PROGRAM ORGANIZATION AND MANAGEMENTRecommendations; INFRASTRUCTURE; Recommendations; PARTICIPATION BY GOVERNMENT AGENCIES; NATIONAL COMMITMENT; FUNDING REQUIREMENTS; Recommendation; TIMELY CORRECTION OF PROGRAM DEFICIENCIES; PEER REVIEWS OF THE PNGV; REFERENCES; 2 Introduction; REFERENCES; 3 PNGV Response to the Phase 1 Report; REFERENCES; 4 Goals 1 and 2; GOAL 1; GOAL 2; ISSUES; 5 Structural Materials; THE PNGV APPROACH; MATERIALS OPTIONS; Steel; Aluminum; Composites; ISSUES; RECOMMENDATIONS; REFERENCES; 6 Powertrain Developments; POWERTRAIN TECHNOLOGIES BEING STUDIED
KEY TECHNOLOGY SUMMARIESFour-Stroke Direct Injection Compression Ignition Engines; Gas Turbine Engines; Stirling Engines; Fuel Cells; Energy Storage Devices for Hybrid Electric Vehicles; Batteries; Flywheels; Ultracapacitors; Electrical and Electronic Power Conversion Devices; LIKELIHOOD OF MEETING GOAL 3 POWERTRAIN NEEDS; RECOMMENDATIONS; REFERENCES; 7 Infrastructure; INFRASTRUCTURE IMPLICATIONS OF PNGV TECHNOLOGIES; SAFETY; PNGV ACTIVITIES; ISSUES; RECOMMENDATIONS; REFERENCES; 8 Systems Analysis; RECOMMENDATIONS; 9 Program Organization and Management; PNGV TECHNICAL ROADMAP
TECHNICAL ORGANIZATION STRUCTURESCHEDULE AND RESOURCES; PROGRAM MANAGEMENT; FOREIGN TECHNOLOGY; PEER REVIEWS OF THE PNGV; RECOMMENDATIONS; REFERENCES; 10 National Commitment; APPENDICES; Appendix A Biographical Sketches; STANDING COMMITTEE TO REVIEW THE RESEARCH PROGRAM OF THE PARTNERSHIP FOR A NEW GENERATION OF VEHICLES; NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL STAFF; Appendix B Committee Meetings and Activities; Appendix C PNGV Response to the Phase 1 Report and Supporting Documentation ; Appendix D United States Council for Automotive Research Consortia
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references at the end of each chapters
Subject Partnership for a New Generation of Vehicles (U.S.)
Partnership for a New Generation of Vehicles (U.S.)
Automobile industry and trade -- Government policy -- United States
Automobiles -- Energy consumption -- Research -- United States
Motor vehicles -- Research -- United States
Automobile industry and trade -- Government policy
Motor vehicles -- Research
United States
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780309572583
0309572584