Build Your Own Electric Vehicle, Third Edition by Seth Leitman,Bob Brant

By Seth Leitman,Bob Brant

BUILD, CONVERT, OR purchase A cutting-edge electrical VEHICLE

Thoroughly revised and extended, Build your individual electrical Vehicle, 3rd variation, is your go-to consultant for changing an inner combustion engine motor vehicle to electrical or construction an EV from the floor up. you are going to additionally learn about the wide range of EVs in the stores and the way they are being equipped. This re-creation info all of the most recent breakthroughs, together with AC propulsion and regenerative braking structures, clever controllers, batteries, and charging technologies.

Filled with up-to-date pictures, this state of the art source absolutely describes every one component--motor, battery, controller, charger, and chassis--and offers illustrated, step by step directions on tips to gather all of the components. unique websites positive aspects present provider and broker lists. Custom-built for environmentalists, engineers, scholars, hobbyists, and mechanics, this hands-on advisor places you within the quickly lane towards an economical, trustworthy eco-friendly machine.

Build your personal electrical Vehicle, 3rd version, covers:

  • Environmental effect and effort savings
  • The most sensible EV for you--purchase trade-offs, conversion trade-offs, and conversion costs
  • Chassis and design
  • Different kinds of electrical cars and controllers
  • Lithium EV batteries
  • Chargers and electric systems
  • EV builds and conversions
  • Licensing and insuring your EV
  • Driving and maintenance
  • List of brands and purchasers usually up to date on website

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