Professor of School of Engineering, Design and Built Environment, Western Sydney University, Australia. His research interests cover Industry 4.0, Additive Manufacturing, Advanced Engineering Materials and Structures (Metals and Composites), Multi-scale Modelling of Materials and Structures, Metal Forming and Metal Surface Treatment.
Abstract— Electric vehicles and hybrid electric vehicles are practical solutions to solve increasing global energy demand and environmental problems. The paper describes the design of an electric bus based on a conventional bus. According to the vehicle performance index, the parameters of the designed electric vehicle were calculated and configurated. The AVL CRUISE flatform was used to simulate and analyze the vehicle performance based on the New European Driving Cycle and Japan mode 1 Urban cycle. The simulation results reveal that the designed vehicle has good dynamic performance and economic performance.
Index Terms— Electric Vehicle, Electric Motors, Parameters, Dynamic Performance, Simulation
Cite: Pham Quoc Thai, Van Cong Tai, Huynh Duc Tri, and Vo Trong Nam, "A Study of Converting a Conventional Vehicle into an Electric Vehicle," International Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Robotics Research, Vol. 11, No. 8, pp. 569-574, August 2022. DOI: 10.18178/ijmerr.11.8.569-574
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