Accession Number : ADA567008


Title :   Heavy Duty Diesel Truck and Bus Hybrid Powertrain Study


Descriptive Note : Technical rept. 1 Jan-27 Feb 2012


Corporate Author : SELECT ENGINEERING SERVICES LAYTON UT


Personal Author(s) : Eick, Steven


Full Text : http://www.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a567008.pdf


Report Date : 01 Mar 2012


Pagination or Media Count : 192


Abstract : This study has been commissioned by the U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC) to explore the range of Medium-Duty (MD) and Heavy-Duty (HD) trucks and transit buses with diesel-electric hybrid powertrains, and to document the experiences of fleet users of these vehicles. It covers present and planned hybrid-electric powertrain technology and architectures and commercial hybrid truck and bus products.


Descriptors :   *HYBRID SYSTEMS , *TRUCKS , DIESEL ENGINES , ELECTRIC ENGINES , HEAVY DUTY , MEDIUM DUTY , PASSENGER VEHICLES , PRODUCTION


Subject Categories : Surface Transportation and Equipment
      Reciprocating and Rotating Engines


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE