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Electric Vehicle Encyclopedia

NEW YORK, Dec. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:

Electric Vehicle Encyclopedia

IDTechEx has prepared the world's first encyclopedia on the present and future of electric vehicles and their components. Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned practitioner, you can now obtain clarity about all those acronyms and the new terminology. We put this into the context of the three generations of range extenders, the three generations of lithium-ion traction batteries and the three levels of charging infrastructure, for example. As so many vehicle manufacturers now seek to make a wide variety of vehicles, we cover electric vehicles by land, water and air. This is also essential to those researching of making components and subsystems.

There are over 100 tables and illustrations including many block diagrams and cross sections and there is substantial explanatory text. This invaluable reference book is largely based on information from the latest IDTechEx events and reports on the subject and other expert sources, so it gives exceptional insight into what is happening. It is not loaded with nostalgia about the past - such as who invented what - because the focus is on easy access to useful information and the understanding of trends, benefits and challenges now and in future.

Over 200 acronyms and terms are explained. From your AUV to your AELDC, your KERS to your lithium sulfur, Mennekes plug and switched reluctance motor, it is all here. For example, motor Torque and Power are explained in terms of actual values for the various types of EV.

INTRODUCTION1. A1.1. AC1.2. ACIM1.3. ACI1.4. AC induction1.5. AC motor1.6. Advanced asynchronous motor variant - Chorus Motors1.7. Advanced synchronous PM motor - Protean Electric1.8. AELDC1.9. Aerogel Capacitor1.10. AGM1.11. Airship1.12. Alkaline batteries1.13. Aluminum Electrolytic Capacitor1.14. Ampere1.15. AMV1.16. APU1.17. Asymmetric electrochemical double layer capacitor1.18. Asynchronous motor1.19. ATEG1.20. Automotive Thermoelectric Generators1.21. Autonomous Underwater Vehicle AUV1.22. AUV1.23. AUV charging1.24. Axial flux vs radial flux motors1.25. Autonomous Underwater Vehicles AUVs2. B2.1. Bacitor2.2. Battery2.3. Battery capacity2.4. Battery cells2.5. Battery Electric Vehicle2.6. Battery life2.7. Battery Management System BMS2.8. Battery State of Charge2.9. BEV2.10. Biomimetic2.11. Bismuth telluride2.12. BLDC traction motor2.13. Blended mode2.14. BMS2.15. BOL2.16. Brushed motor2.17. Brushless DC2.18. Brushless motor2.19. BSOC3. C3.1. Cabattery3.2. Cadmium telluride3.3. Capacitance3.4. Capacitor3.5. Capacitor electrolytic3.6. Capacitor electrostatic3.7. Capacitor tantalum3.8. CARB3.9. CdTe3.10. Ceramic Capacitor3.11. CHAdeMO3.12. Charge depleting mode3.13. Charger3.14. Charge sustaining mode3.15. Charging electric vehicles3.16. Charging station3.17. CIGS3.18. Clandestine Extended Range Vehicle CERV3.19. COM-BAT3.20. Commutator3.21. Controller3.22. Converter3.23. Coulomb3.24. CPU4. D4.1. DC4.2. DDC4.3. Deep hybridisation4.4. de-ICE4.5. Dielectric4.6. DMFC4.7. DOD4.8. DSSC5. E5.1. Earthed/Grounded5.2. e-bike5.3. ECM5.4. EDLC5.5. EH5.6. Electric aircraft5.7. Electric bicycle5.8. Electric Corner Modules ECM5.9. Electric helicopter5.10. Electric motor5.11. Electric motor scooters5.12. Electric nose wheels5.13. Electric traction motor5.14. Electric Vehicle EV5.15. Electric vehicle value chain5.16. Electrochemical Double Layer Capacitor5.17. Energy harvesting5.18. Energy scavenging5.19. EOL5.20. eRoute6. F6.1. Farad6.2. FCV or FCEV6.3. FCHV6.4. FCUV6.5. FEV6.6. Fixed Capacitor6.7. Flying motorcycle6.8. Flying submarines6.9. Flywheel Energy Storage6.10. Free piston engine6.11. Fuel cell7. G7.1. GC7.2. GHG7.3. Glider AUV7.4. Ground Support Equipment7.5. GSE8. H8.1. HEV8.2. High voltage systems8.3. HPCU8.4. Hybrid aircraft8.5. Hybrid bus8.6. Hybrid electric vehicle8.7. Hub motor8.8. Humming bird8.9. Hybrid9. I9.1. ICE9.2. IGBT9.3. Integrated Sensor Is Structure smart airship9.4. Internal Combustion Engine9.5. Induction motor9.6. Inductive coupling9.7. Intercalation9.8. Inverter9.9. In-wheel motor9.10. In-wheel units9.11. ISIS electric airship10. J10.1. Jaguar supercar11. K11.1. KERS11.2. Kinetic Energy recovery System11.3. kW12. L12.1. Laminar battery12.2. Lane-splitting12.3. Large Unmanned Aerial Vehicles LUAVs12.4. Lead acid battery - Absorbed Glass Mat12.5. Lead acid battery - Flooded or Wet Cells12.6. Lead acid battery - Gel Cells12.7. LCO12.8. LEVA12.9. Level One12.10. Level Two12.11. Level Three12.12. LDV12.13. LFP12.14. LIC12.15. Light Electric Vehicle Association12.16. Light Electric Vehicle LEV12.17. Li-ion12.18. LiPo12.19. Lithium-ion batteries12.20. Lithium Cobalt Oxide12.21. Lithium Iron Phosphate12.22. Lithium manganese12.23. Lithium polymer12.24. Lithium rechargeable battery12.25. Lithium sulfur12.26. Lithium titanate12.27. Lithium traction batteries - Second generation12.28. Lithium traction batteries - Third generation12.29. Low Speed Vehicles LSV13. M13.1. MATV13.2. MCFC13.3. MEMS13.4. Mennekes plug13.5. Micro hybrid / Microhybrid13.6. Microturbine13.7. Mine Resistant Ambush Protected - All Terrain Vehicle13.8. Mixed mode13.9. Mobility aids for the disabled/ mobility vehicles13.10. Mobility scooter13.11. Monoblock engines13.12. Motor controller13.13. Multi-fuel engines13.14. Multi-mode energy harvesting14. N14.1. Nano Air Vehicle14.2. NAV14.3. Neighborhood aircraft14.4. Neighborhood Electric Vehicle NEV14.5. Nickel-Metal Hydride battery14.6. NiMH Battery14.7. Noise Vibration Harshness14.8. NVH15. O15.1. OCV15.2. On Line Electric vehicle OLEV16. P16.1. PAFC16.2. PAS16.3. Pb-Acid16.4. PCM16.5. Pedelec16.6. PEFC16.7. PEM16.8. PEMFC16.9. Personal Electric Vehicle PEV16.10. PEV16.11. PHEV16.12. Photovoltaic16.13. Piezoelectric16.14. Plug-in16.15. PM16.16. PMAC traction motor16.17. Pouch16.18. Power16.19. Power beaming16.20. Power chairs16.21. Power on demand bike16.22. Power restricted vehicles16.23. Printed electronics16.24. Prismatic16.25. Proton Electron Fuel Cell16.26. Proton exchange membrane16.27. Pulse Width Modulation16.28. Pure Electric Vehicle PEV16.29. PV16.30. PWM16.31. PZEV16.32. PZT17. R17.1. Range Extended Electric Vehicle REEV17.2. Range extender17.3. Rare earths17.4. RBS17.5. RE17.6. REEV17.7. Regen17.8. Regenerative Braking System17.9. Regenerative soaring17.10. Resonant power transfer17.11. Robot insects and tiny birds18. S18.1. SAE levels of charging18.2. Scooter18.3. SCR18.4. Sea scooters18.5. SEI18.6. Separator18.7. SepEx18.8. Series motor18.9. SFC18.10. SIM Drive18.11. SLA18.12. SLI18.13. SM18.14. Small Unmanned Aerial Vehicles SUAVs18.15. Smart grid18.16. Smart skin18.17. Society of Automotive Engineers SAE18.18. SOFC18.19. Solar Impulse18.20. Solar road vehicles18.21. Solar train18.22. Specific energy18.23. Split path18.24. SRM18.25. SUAV18.26. Supercabatteries18.27. SuperCap18.28. Supercapacitor18.29. Super grid18.30. SVR18.31. Swimmer18.32. Switched reluctance motor18.33. Synchronous machines SM18.34. Synchronous motor19. T19.1. Tantalum Capacitor19.2. TDI19.3. Torque19.4. TPM19.5. TPMS19.6. Traction battery20. U20.1. ULEV20.2. Ultra Broadband Capacitor UBC20.3. Ultracapacitors21. V21.1. Vehicle Management System VMS21.2. VEM21.3. VMS21.4. Volt21.5. VRLA22. W22.1. Wankel engine22.2. Wh22.3. Wireless Power Transmission WPT23. Y23.1. Yazaki connector for charging24. Z24.1. ZEVAPPENDIX 1: IDTECHEX PUBLICATIONS AND CONSULTANCY

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